Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

This question already has an answer here:

I've always used Ubuntu. I installed the version (13.04) and I have a problem: the CPU's temperature is high also in normal condition. This is the response of lm-sensors:

acpitz-virtual-0
Adapter: Virtual device
temp1:        +74.0°C  

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Core 0:       +69.0°C  (high = +90.0°C, crit = +90.0°C)
Core 1:       +67.0°C  (high = +90.0°C, crit = +90.0°C)

Is a problem of the Kernel? I have to wait a new version of the Kernel? Or is a problem of my PC? I have a "HP Pavilion dv6-1301el".

share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by Mitch, user68186, Luis Alvarado May 6 '13 at 23:15

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

    
uname -a ?????? – Qasim May 6 '13 at 13:25
    
askubuntu.com/questions/285434/… – Qasim May 6 '13 at 13:42

Try Jupiter. It gives you a bunch a quick access controls for your hardware including a CPU performance mode.

I have an HP laptop as well and it also gets hot. Jupiter reports that it's normally 85°C, which is pretty hot. However after setting the Performance mode to "Power Saving" the CPU temp dropped a full 10-20°C. Now it's a whole lot cooler and the fan isn't running as hard.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install jupiter

For more info and how to change Celsius Temp to Fahrenheit go here: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/jupiter-light-weight-power-and-hardware-control-applet.html

I'm assuming Jupiter is essentially under-clocking the CPU which means that things will be a bit slower. However, that saves power(longer battery), keeps it cool(healthier for the CPU), and if you ever need more speed the tray icon gives you two-click access for cranking it back up.

share|improve this answer
    
duplicate askubuntu.com/questions/285434/… – Qasim May 6 '13 at 13:43
    
Thank you for more answer. I tried but I think that Jupiter is not compatible with Ubuntu 13.04, in fact I had a problem with installation. I hope that a new update will resolve this problem. p.s. my cpu's temperature is always about 60°C and more.. Is not normal, isn't? – Michele May 7 '13 at 15:22

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.