2 Methods to Reboot Linux System

2 Methods to Reboot Linux System

System reboot may be required when troubleshooting issues, applying configuration changes, finishing application installation. Reboot resets all processes, free up memory, remove temporary files, etc. This tutorial provides 2 methods to reboot Linux system.

Method 1 - reboot command

The reboot command allows to reboot system.

sudo reboot

Method 2 - shutdown command

The shutdown command performs a system reboot when -r option is used.

sudo shutdown -r now

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