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Debian - Close SSH Connections Before Turning Off

With the default Debian 8.1 installation, whenever I send the command to turn off or restart my server, my terminal that is connected via SSH is left hanging and unresponsive.

Luckily this can be easily resolved by executing:

sudo apt install libpam-systemd dbus

Then you need to reboot for the changes to take effect. E.g. your connection will still not close as you would wish, the first time you do this.