How to Restart your PC using Ubuntu Terminal

By Rashid •  December 4th, 2020 • 

You can easily restart your PC using the graphical user interface. But, it will be nice to know how to restart your Ubuntu PC using the terminal.

You have to use the reboot command to restart your PC. Open your terminal. You can launch the terminal easily with the keyboard shortcut ctrl+alt+T. Type in the following command and execute it. You may need to enter your password.

sudo reboot

This will immediately cause your PC to restart.

ubuntu reboot command

If you want to know how to turn off your Ubuntu PC using terminal then do check my blog post here. Thank you for reading!


I am a fan of Ubuntu and I love all popular free and open source softwares. I wish everyone should try and support open source projects.

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