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Fan Control on Dell L521x

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 L521x (January 2013), and I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 stock. Everything is kind of ok but it seems that the fans never kick in. So even when editing some stuff on ...
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Will overheating of Dell Inspiron N5010 stop if I remove the graphics card

I notice that my laptop (Dell Inspiron N5010) is frequently overheating even with the necessary fglrx drivers installed. If I manually remove the graphics card(or get it removed by someone more ...
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Touchpad heating up on dell inspiron n5010

My laptop Dell Inspiron N5010 runs an Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64 bit version. I have installed all the necessary fglrx drivers and the laptop temperature is not very high. It persistently remains between ...
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Overheating + touchpad not working

I've read a few threads about this, but none had satisfactory answers. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio 1555 and a few minutes after installation my touchpad stopped working (the ...
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Dell XPS m1530 overheating problem

I have a Dell XPS m1530 running Ubuntu 13.10 and began noticing the keyboard surface get hot. It seemed odd to me that the fan runs intermittently at lower temperatures. I've already checked the ...
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Dell Inspiron 5010 overheating issue ubuntu 12.04

I know this is a duplicate question. But none of the solutions provided for the previous questions worked for me. My laptop comes with a 1GB ATI graphics card. The laptop overheats even when it is ...
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Increase in laptop temperature on dell 3521

The temperature of my laptop increases very much while i am using ubuntu. i think because of the graphic card. can anyone tell how to lower the temperature. laptop gets discharged in less than 1.5 ...
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Overheating problem with dell n5110 Ubuntu 13.04

My dell laptop (N5110) gets extremely overheated with Ubuntu till the point that it shutdowns by itself although it works perfectly fine with windows. I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I have heard that many ...
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fancontrol on no pw-capable machines

I've installed Ubuntu 13.4 on my Alienware m14x and noticed one thing, cpu gets as high as 70 degrees centigrade (with nothing resourceful running) and cooler doesn't respond to that, just stays calm ...
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How do you make Ubuntu 12.04 recognize the internal fan in my laptop?

I had just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my computer and I haven't been able to make my computer recognize the fan it has. I don't want my laptop to overheat and breakdown since it has all of my ...
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Heating issues and Fan sound on Dell Inspiron 3521 running Ubuntu 13.04

I have tried various solutions available online 1) Added pcie_aspm=force to /etc/default/grub 2) Since Jupiter is no longer available in 13.04 , installed tlp But still fan is making lot of sound ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 overheating my laptop [duplicate]

I use dell Inspiron 5520 laptop with latest BIOS version A13 with 4GB RAM and Intel core i5 processor. Recently I have removed Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 by disabling the UEFI mode. Since ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 R [5520] is heating too much in 13.04 Problem with Display Driver! [duplicate]

Please help as it heats too much,which is never been when i was using Windows 7. i am new to ubuntu please tell what to do .I
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Over-heat problem [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu a few months ago and it raises the laptop's temperature very rapidly, unlike Windows, then the laptop started shutting down after 2 or 3 hours maximum because of its very high ...
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How to get rid of overheating in Dell studio 1558 laptop installed with Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Dell Studio 1558 Laptop. Installed with Ubuntu 12.10 It gets overheated many times and then system start to hang, how to get rid of this problem of overheating? Either i should increase ...
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How to check if my graphic card is muxless?

How can I check whether my Graphic Card is "muxed" or "muxless"? My graphic card is an AMD HD 8730M, and on my Dell Inspiron 15r 5521 I've also got an Intel HD 4000. But when I use the lspci command ...
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Laptop fan always on in Ubuntu 12.10?

I have dual booted Ubuntu 12.10 with Windows 7 on my Dell Inspiron 15r 3rd gen laptop. In Windows I have absolutely no problem with fan. But when I boot into Ubuntu after about a min the fan speed ...
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bumblebee on Ubuntu 12.10 on Dell XPS L502X

today I tried to install bumblebee on Ubuntu 12.10 on Dell XPS L502X, because I am facing few problem like problem of overheating and fan that runs continuously. I followed the post ...
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Heat and Fan noise with Dell Vostro and 12.04

I recently bought a Dell Vostro 3560 Ci5 Laptop with the intention to install Ubuntu 12.04. The laptop came with Windows 8 pre-installed. Before installing Ubuntu from USB-drive I did in BIOS disable ...
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Dell Studio 1749 i5 overheats with Ubuntu

I've Dell 1749 with Intel i5 430M, ATI 5000HD and 8GB Ram, so I thought that Ubuntu would work without problems but temperature is about 70-80c when I'm normally using (firefox, thunderbird). During ...
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Laptop overheats and turns off even though the fan runs

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Studio 1747. The laptop fan is up and running as soon as the Ubuntu log on screen appears (even when the laptop is cold). The laptop ends up overheating and turning ...
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Dell 15R overheating

Hello after installing Ubuntu 12.04 my laptop is constantly running above 60°C. I have installed the relative third party drivers but still the same. My laptop is a Dell 15R n5010, i5. 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Overheating on my dell vostro due to ubuntu 12.04

I am using ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7 . While using ubuntu for 10-15 minutes i find my laptop quite hot while no such issue with windows 7 .i have tried jupiter but no difference . please help ...
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the “additional drivers” shows nothing

I started using Ubuntu 32 bit last week. I love it but I recognized there was a problem with the cooling system. the fan doesn't stop and slightly loud all the time (that wasn't the case while running ...
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I have a serious overheating problem.. more details inside [closed]

Calling all Linux gurus, Google ninjas, and Dell Linux users.. So, I'm a huge fan of open-source software. Changing to Windows isn't a solution for me. But, I currently use a Dell 15R (N5010). ...
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producing lot of heat and fan sound, while using ubuntu 12.04 on dell xps-l502x

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my XPS L502. Everything works fine except the system heat. I can feel that the laptop heat rises more and fan sound also, when I am using ubuntu. But with Windows 7 ...
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Battery consumption on ubuntu 12.04 installed on Dell XPS L501x

I encountered with the problem that Ubuntu 12.04 causes my battery to consume rapidly as compared to windows. Most of the time, fan is running and system heats up. Kindly help me sort out where the ...
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Notebook Dell Inspiron N5110 Overheating after Installing Ubuntu 12.04

I am a Windows 7 User and decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Notebook Dell Inspiron N5110 and when the Grub loads with the menu list, the fan starts speeding up. If I choose Windows, the fan is ...
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Dell Inspiron N5110 Battery lasts only for 1.5 hours as opposed to 4 hours on Windows 7

I've a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop with the following specs: i5 processor 4 GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GT540M Ubuntu 12.04LTS My laptop is overheating and the battery is lasting for only about 1.5 ...
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Dell Studio 1737 Overheating

I am using a Dell Studio 1737 laptop. I have been running Linux and have ran Windows recently for a very long time. I upgraded to the 10.10 distribution and since that distro, it seems that for some ...
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Dell Inspiron heating problem [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 running on ubuntu 12.04 (but this problem was the same on 11.10 and 11.04 i just hoped that 2 versions later it would resolve) The temperature is at 78 deg Celsius right ...
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What to do with overheated GPU? (AMD HD 5470)

I'm currently investigating what makes my Dell Studio 1558 so slow sometimes. I noticed that it was getting really hot, and started checking temperature. It seems that my GPU (AMD Radeon HD 5470) is ...
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Dell inspiron N5010 with ATI overheating [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dell Inspiron N5010 overheating I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 with ATI Radeon 5470 1GB graphics card. I am dual booting windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10 64bit and for the ...
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Dell N7110 i7 overheats and doesn't boot when anything is plugged into the USB3 port [closed]

When i plug in any devices (mouse, keyboard) into usb 3.0 system dell n7110 overheats and fan goes crazy with terrible noise. So i'm using 1 usb 2.0 slot now with a usb hub. It doesn't solve the ...
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Dell Inspiron N5010 overheating

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron N5010. It gets too hot and is automatically shutdown. Can anybody suggest why this is happening and how to fix it? The application is use the most often ...