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Make properly power off Raspberry [CONSOLE]

Samuel Forestier — 13 July 2013
The problem is simple, but there is no explicit "method" when we are in front of a console, over SSH for example.

You have to use the basic functions of Linux, the same way to power off a PC under any of distributions:
# halt
... or:
# shutdown -s now
Wait until only one red LED still light on, and unplug the Raspberry's electrical supply.

On ArchLinux with Systemd, you can run:
# systemctl halt