Scroll to navigation

HALT(8) System Administration Utilities HALT(8)


halt - manual page for halt 0.10.2


halt [OPTIONS...] Halt or power off the system.

send commands to FILE
display this help and exit
display short usage message and exit
display version information and exit

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional to the corresponding short options.


Report bugs to: .
GNU Shepherd general home page: <>
General help using GNU software: <>


Copyright © 2023 the Shepherd authors License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


The full documentation for halt is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and halt programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info shepherd

should give you access to the complete manual.

July 2023 GNU