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Ubuntu 16.04 always shutdown on Dell XPS 13 9350 [closed]

Because Ubuntu 15.10 has no wifi driver for xps 13 9350, I install 16.04 beta 1 on it with removing windows. Unfortunately, when use browser to open web site, after a few minutes, mouse stop, then ...
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Asus 1025C Ubuntu 15.10 fan is not controlling by system

I've faced with a strange problem. I have Asus 1025C with Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Back in a week ago, it was running by Linux Mint 17.3 and the cooling worked fine. But then I decided to install 15.10. ...
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Fan control MSI ge60 2QD

I recently installed Ubuntu on my MSI ge60 2QD laptop. It has been a great experienced, but I'm a bit worried about the fan control. Does Ubuntu support automatic fan control (based on the CPU/GPU ...
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Dell Inspiron and i8kutils

I've been trying to get i8kutils working with my Dell 15-5000, but to no avail. I've followed the instructions posted on How do I get fan control working? to try and disable the BIOS thermal control, ...
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Ubuntu on a Lenovo Y50-70 - Fan control

I recently bought a Lenovo Y50-70 and considering that the trackpad driver for Windows is absolutely garbage I would like to use Ubuntun as my primary operating system alongside of an installation of ...
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Fan always on even during idle

I have the same problem as described in Fan is always on, CPU usage is rather low and can't find the fan or thermal_zone proc files, but none of the solutions there worked for me. My fan runs at ...
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Loud notebook + overheating in Ubuntu

I have dual boot ubuntu / windows 8.1 but when i boot ubuntu my components have got temperature around 65-70 when i basically do not do anything just surfing on the interner. I'm assuming it might be ...
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Ubuntu- notebook overheating fan1 = 0 RPM speed

I have installed Ubuntu alongisde with Windows 8.1 but my notebook is really loud and temperatures as super high while I'm just browsing webpages on the internet. Now basically when I do not do ...
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/usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

I have tried the solution given here: Fancontrol under Ubuntu 14.04 – resolving /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed: editing /etc/default/grub and replace ...
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i want to see my temperatures and fan etc

I downloaded lm-sensors and ran it. but i get that message: $sensors "coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: +44.0°C (high = +105.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) Core 0: +44.0°C (...
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step by step solution to fan problem in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I quite recently replaced my laptop fan and was functioning, at least fine though the speed seems to be low in Ubuntu. Now I think after updating the system (not sure) fan does not seem working. $...
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HP ProBook 4710s - Fan running constantly at full

HP ProBook 4710s Ubuntu 14.04 Linux 3.13.0-77-generic After the some update of Ubuntu, I lost control over the fan. (May be after update of the kernel?) lm-sensor didn't help me. Now the fan is ...
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Fan at max speed after pwmconfig

After I installed lm-sensors and pwmconfig in order to control fan speed, when i run sudo pwmconfig my fan gets to full speed and using sensors gives me this output. acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual ...
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14.04 Loud Constant Fan After Upgrade - Thinkpad W500

I had an excellent experience on Ubuntu 14.04.3 - quiet and efficient. I pressed OK to the system updates. Ever since I did that, the fan runs non-stop and quite loud from the second I logged in, with ...
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Laptop fan making a lot of noise

Sorry for the vague question, but I'm not even sure where to start solving this problem. My laptop fan is really loud and sometimes winds down to a soft whirring. I'm worried that there is an ...
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Enable fan control on ubuntu gnome and macbook pro

I come here after spending 3 good hours trying to make fan control work on a macbook pro and ubuntu gnome. Some time before, I installed ubuntu unity on this same computer and fan control began ...
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Fan is not detected

I'm trying to use ubuntu in my laptop. But the fan seems to not working.. I try use sudo pwmconfig but this is the result.. sudo pwmconfig # pwmconfig revision 6166 (2013-05-01) This program will ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 CPU fan issue

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my dell latitude e5450 and it doesn't seem like the cpu fan is working correctly. I had a 500 gb hdd in my computer and today took it out and installed a 240 gb ssd ...
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Why i8kmon doesnot switch to config 3

I installed i8kutil package and this is my i8kmon.conf file # Sample i8kmon configuration file (/etc/i8kmon.conf, ~/.i8kmon). # External program to control the fans set config(i8kfan) /usr/bin/...
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Ubuntu FanControl settings using pwmconfig

I am using Ubuntu 15 on Dell inspiron 7559 laptop. I have dual booted Windows and Ubuntu. When I use windows the fans work perfectly but when using Ubuntu they make too much noise and run at high ...
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High fan utilization for 30 seconds every 50 seconds on Ubuntu 15.04

About twenty minutes ago, I was getting a fan speed of full every fifty seconds. This was slowing down my computer, and even moving the mouse or typing a key took seconds to affect a change. I took ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on Sony Vaio SVS1513C5E

I decided to clean up my 3y old Windows HDD and install Ubuntu again but I'm out of practice and have forgotten most of things I did last time I installed. I do remember having issues with cooling ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 64bit: Shut down and sometimes boot failure

My PC won't shut down properly and sometimes fails to boot, too. The system is: ACER Aspire ES1-511 Intel Celeron N2930 Quad Core No GPU (Intel HD Graphics) No SSD drive Recently the Ubuntu shut ...
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CPU and system Fans won't stop in Suspend Mode in Ubuntu 15.10

Installed Ubuntu 15.10 in UEFI on new Asus built PC with skylake processor. Ubuntu 15.10 is the sole OS on this machine. Intel inbuilt HD graphics with NO external Graphics Card. Now when I suspend/...
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Xubuntu 15.10 - fail to suspend

I am running xubuntu 15.10 on an lenovo s10e. I must say I use suspend feature quite a lot. Sometimes though when I suspend, screen stays black, all netbook's lights stay on and also fan stays on. ...
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Fan Control cannot function on Sony Vaio Laptop T series (SVT)

I am trying to control the fan speed; however, the config cannot work : /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed Later on, I learn that maybe the superIO is not ...
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Weird screen mishap?

How to control fan speed? So I followed the link above to try to control my fan speed, because fans are being loud, however when I did sudo sensors-detect and answered YES to all, my screen ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu in BIOS mode?

I am really desperate to solve fan noise problem on my laptop. I tried many ways and they all failed. Then I found this post on samsung forum: "I'm guessing you installed linux in EFI mode. It ...
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Fan not spinning after suspend in new kernels (Asus X453M)

More often than not, when my laptop is resumed after being suspended, the fan will no longer spin, resulting in overheating when a heavy process is running. This happens on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0 ...
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Aspire VN-7-791-G fan control

I have Acer Aspire Nitro 17 (VN7-791-G). I installed Windows 10 and then Ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot). My question is in Ubuntu while I'm doing most mundane tasks like surfing the web of writing some ...
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Error in starting i8kmon service when setting custom config

First post, y'all. Please be gentle ;) I decided that whatever the default temperature thresholds at which i8kmon sets the fan speeds were inadequate. I would seem to kick the fan on under load, and ...
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sensors shows me temperatures like -78°C

I was trying to make my cpu fan less noisy, at first pwmconfig didn't showed my anything after following a small guide it worked but I still don't know how to decrease the RPM. Now I notice that ...
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i8kutils i8kmon uses wrong thresholds after resuming from suspend

Laptop is Dell Inspiron 15 3521. No dedicated GPU, right fan only. I have it set to only turn on the fan at 70 C, but when I close my laptop and open it again, it starts turning on the fan at some ...
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Fujitsu AH544 laptop noisy fan

I'm trying to reduce the excess sound my laptop has, previously had the same problem using windows 10 on this laptop, and after multiple attempts, many of the ending up in windows telling me "you don'...
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Forcibly reduce usable CPU

I'm looking for some sort of method to reduce the heat produced by my laptop. I was wondering if there is a method to throttle the CPU usage in Linux. I have a laptop whose fan seems to be going a ...
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Fan control on ASRock X99 Extreme4?

I have a ASRock X99 Extreme4. I'm trying to figure out how to access the fan controls from the cli. Right now, they're not showing up anywhere I can find. $ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA ...
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What is the exact connection between linux version / kernel and later on to install flash player and other programs?

What is the exact connection between linux version / kernel and later on to install flash player and other programs? I heared a lot that later on to install the latest version of flash player for ...
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How right is to set grub booter file to control fan acpi by linux

What is the right stroke to set in grub booter file to control fan by linux for notebook Acer TravelMate 4652LMi osi_acpi=Linux or acpi_osi=Linux or some other parameter
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fancontrol eating up cpu

I am experiencing huge fan control problems. I recently switched from windows 10 to ubuntu gnome 15.10, and I juste love it ! After trying to install nvidia drivers and prime support for several days ...
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What is the appropriate Linux Ubuntu or Linux kernel for Acer TravelMate 4652LMi depending on development of year of notebook [duplicate]

The problem is: Fan too loud. Does it will fix the problem with the fan if the Linux or Linux kernel will fits to the date of notebook was developed. So I mean when the laptop was built in 2005, does ...
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Fan too loud! In lsmod the same module twice. Is it OK?

Hello is it OK to have the same module twice by typing lsmod in console? The question is because my fan on my notebook Acer TravelMate 4652LMi on Linux Ubuntu 15.10 is too loud and make loud noise. ...
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Strange fan behavior on 15.10 in HP Pavilion laptop

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a new HP Pavilion laptop. All the time, even when the temperature given by sensors is low (< 30C), I hear a fan. The sensors command does not give any data on ...
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Compiz CPU usage around “100%” when system idle/screen off

When I'm in the room and leave my laptop sitting for a period of time, the screen goes black (powersave mode) and then almost immediately I hear the fan go into overdrive and the laptop and air ...
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Abnormal fan behavior: Sticking and persist on max speed (HP Envy 6-1154er & Ubuntu 14.04)

1. I have HP Envy 6-1154er under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I encountered the invalid fan behavior. As cpu load grows and if it makes fan to work on max speed the speed never goes back to "silent mode". When ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: Acer laptop freezes when put into standby (won't shut down)

I have a problem running Ubuntu on my new Acer laptop, which is less than a year old. The comp's spec is: Processor: Intel® Pentium(R) CPU N3530 @ 2.16GHz × 4 Graphics: Intel® Bay Trail Memory 7.7GB. ...
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Random fan activation

Good morning, I have a home server currently running Ubuntu 15.10. Since the last week I'm experiencing random fan activation, the fan simply goes on for a second and then goes back to basal level ...
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Fan not running in Ubuntu 14.04

Recently i have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G505s laptop along side win7. It has AMD A8-5550M APU with Radeon HD Graphis and 8 Gb of ram. But the problem is that i am unable to run ubuntu more ...
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New to Ubuntu, the fan is extremely loud

i just installed Ubuntu 15.10 and i use it with dual boot. when i boot the computer with windows 10 everything is fine and the fan is quiet. when i boot the computer with ubuntu the fan is making ...
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Fan loud but quiet after wake-up from Standby

My CPU fan is running at high rpm as soon as I switch on my computer, even though, the temperature is low (38°C) with Ubuntu 15.10. Before, I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and experienced the same issue, ...
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System gets heated when playing videos or browsing with Firefox/Chrome. Fan noisy as the temp crosses 50 C.

Ubuntu 14.04.3 with latest updates installed. Dell inspiron 1525 (2009 make). Have also installed TLP power management tool. Psensor also installed. Core temperature of 80 C while typing this. Just ...