Overheating is when something gets so hot it is to the point of being dangerous. An old fan that does not cool the processor fast enough might cause the processor to overheat, ruining the circuitry inside and rendering the processor useless.

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Overheating Laptop when Ubuntu is running?

I am currently using HP dual boot windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.04. No problem with windows 8 but when I switch it in to Ubuntu, it getting heat so much. Even i cant work for much period of time it will ...
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Overheating after upgrading to ubuntu 13.10

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 13.04 to ubuntu 13.10 and I notice that my Dell Inspiron Laptop is heating more and also giving out more heat from fan side. Below is the output of psensor ...
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Lenovo Y560 Overheated

Currently using ubuntu 13.10 via wubi with Windows 8.1 dual-boot. Problem arises when I use Ubuntu it gets overheated due to which the laptop is discharged very quickly and sometimes stops due to over ...
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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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Switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu

My current PC is running on Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2.80GHz with 2GB RAM. I run Windows 7 32-bit on this configuration, but the PC shuts down sometimes due to over heating. Also, the CPU is always ...
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Laptop overheats, alternative to SpeedFan in Ubuntu

I used SpeedFan to help keep my laptop running smoothly, and would like to do the same with Ubuntu. Could someone please show me a simple alternative to SpeedFan.
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My fan is not working, no active cooling system

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and my fan is not working(with Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 it was the same). Short summary of my system Quanta TWH motherboard, Intel® Core™ i7-2630QM ...
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Ubuntu desktop messed up? [closed]

I have HP probook 4540s with switchable graphic card Radeon HD 7650M, its working fine on windows but it would cause heat problems so followed the Question which said solution is to install the ...
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heat and fan pacing after ubuntu 12.10 is installed alongside windows 7

i tried touch /etc/fancontrol it is helpless i tried the following but to no avail; install mesa-utils and mesa-utils-extras and reboot if the problem remains let us know $ sudo apt-get install ...
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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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Does ubuntu make computer heat up more than windows? [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 17R 5721 for a year now and I mostly use ubuntu 12.04. I had heating problems sine the beginning while I was using ubuntu but by trial and error I managed to decrease it to ...
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W540 Overheating in Ubuntu 13.10 but now windows * [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit installed with Windows 8.1 64 bit on my Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and has a Nvidia GPU with Optimus but I have not installed drivers to enable it yet. I am using the CPUfreq ...
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GPU overheating

I'm quite new to Ubuntu, but, sometimes, when I'm on youtube, or doing something else, GPU overheats, and cooler gets very loud, until I close everything I'm doing, than after few seconds GPU gets ...
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overheating dell inspiron n5010

I have a DELL inspiron n5010 laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit OS, the only problem I have is the overheating of my CPU. I think that this is related to the usage of the CPU fan. How can I fix it ?
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Dual Boot, fan overheating & Battery issues with Ubuntu 13.10

I have a hp pavilion g6 2201ax laptop which came with Windows 8 preloaded. I wish to use a linux system on it and I have installed Ubuntu 13.10. I have found after installing ubuntu that I have ...
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My fan is very noisy pretty much all of the time - how do I fix it?

Here is my sensors output: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +54.0°C (crit = +98.0°C) coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: +55.0°C (high = +87.0°C, crit = ...
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Overheating problem with HP Pavilion G6 2231tx

I have overheating problem with HP pavilion G6 on ubuntu, but I don't have any issues on Windows 8. My CPU is Intel i3, 2.4 Ghz.
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Overheating when using File Roller

Every time I try to compress a folder of about 1 Gb with File Roller I have to stop after a few seconds because my laptop overheats. I've checked the temperature in Psensor and it goes over 85 ºC (cpu ...
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how to check if overheating protection is working

Hey my Thinkpad t410i gets very hot. During load system temp goes up to 90° and the fan runs at 4500 RPM. how can i check if overheating protection is working? How critical is this temperature? ...
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laptop overheating also after installing latest kernel

I got HP g6 laptop with i3 processor, AMD radeon 7450M dedicated GPU. I got ubuntu 13.10 installed. It is overheating too much. I tried changing to latest kernel 3.12.x and also edited grub file ...
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After overheating touchpad and wifi don't work

I've got an HP ProBook 4530s with a synaptics touchpad. After installing Ubuntu 13.10 I was doing some things on it and immediately it turned off. I restarted it, and it told me that it stopped ...
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Overheating and Windows 8 won't load

I'm using an Acer Aspire v5-471 PG Touch. Specs: Intel (R) Core(TM) i5-3337U CPU @ 1.80GHz System Bios V2.13 NVIDIA GeForce GT NVIDIA Optimus Windows 8 pre-installed I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it ...
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13.10 and Issues with Sony Vaio SVS 15116FXS fan and hard drive

I've got a Sony Vaio SVS15116FXS laptop. Currently I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. Everything seems to run well, except for two things: 1) The fan currently runs at apparently the same speed, and ...
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Problem with thermal monitoring in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an issue with the thermal monitoring in Ubuntu 12.04: I think the OS mapped a negative temperature (-1°, it was actually pretty cold) to 255° and the system refused to boot. The message was ...
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Overheating problem with driver fglrx on ATI radeon h5000 - mobility radeon h4000

I have an HP pavilion dv6-3127 el, with installed Ubuntu 12.04, i don't use new version of Ubuntu becouse i have overheating problem, temperature about 90 degree, instead in 12.04 i don't have this ...
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Laptop shuts down due to overheating

I have a HP G6-2201 AX laptop.I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 like 1 day ago and my laptop is heating more than usual.Yesterday it shut down twice due to overheating.Please suggest me what to do.I ...
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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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over heating Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset in ubuntu [duplicate]

my laptop over heated in ubuntu, after installing the graphic card even the graphic card takes over heated about 60c . what is the problem? what should i do?
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Heating issues in HP Pavilion g7 with ubuntu 12.04

I have a notebook HP Pavilion g7 running ubuntu 12.04. I am having heating issues. I installed psensor and temperature is around 60 C. I've read many forums with the same issue but they all seems to ...
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13.10 on Lenovo Z61p, flash videos laggy and overheating

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad Z61p, which should have decent graphics, still flash videos on youtube etc. especially in fullscreen are dark and laggy. Also I always get an ...
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Laptop overheating problem

I am using a vaio laptop which have Radeon HD 7650M graphics card. I am new to linux and don't understand how to solve overheating problem in my laptop. Tried everything tlp,laptop-mode tools,etc.
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Laptop temperature too high

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04, My laptop temperature is too high 78. Output of lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI ...
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GPU overheating with the open source radeon driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop and would really like to keep using the open source drivers for my RadeonHD 6970 graphics card. However, during boot and after startup, the GPU ...
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Computer overheats and shuts off after 5-10 min on ubuntu

I have just tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 to my laptop, but i cannot get through the installation, because my computer shuts off. I have windows 7 on it and that runs just fine. I have installed ...
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How to fix overheating and battery low life on ASUS K56CM? [duplicate]

I have an ASUS K56CM ubuntu 12.04 runs well, but the temperature in idle is about 55-65 °C. And also my battery have a half less life then on windows7. I tried Jupiter but it doesn't work. Should I ...
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overheat after install ubuntu please

Laptop suddenly shutdown due to overheat. Before my laptop suddently shutdown, my fan run faster. There any coding to overcome this problem? Hp pavillion g4-2029wm Ram 8gb How to solve this problem?
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Is there a way I can artificially heat up my machine to do some cooling testing?

So I have a case mod that I have been working on. It's a small form factor so I require a creative way to cool the system. I am in the testing stages so I am looking for the best way to crank up the ...
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Overheating laptop (HP pavilion G6 with AMD 8) ubuntu 13.04

I am barely running Ubuntu now because the fan is blowing like crazy, it's blowing hot air and I estimate the temprature around 90 C / 194 F. When I run windows my laptop isn't overheating and the fan ...
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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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Compaq Presario CQ42 notebook is overheating [duplicate]

I'm a new Ubuntu user, using Ubuntu 13.10. How do I reduce overheating in my Compaq Presario CQ42 notebook, which is heating up very quickly?
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HP Pavilion G6 overheating due to the graphics driver

I have an HP Pavilion G6 where I recently installed Ubuntu instead of Windows 7 on it I googled a bit and found out that the problem to my overheating was the graphics accelerator which was "FGLRX ...
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Ubuntu crashes (not Windows, and I am a dual user, can you help? [duplicate]

I have an ACER Aspire 5715Z and I have the 12.04 Ubuntu version. I am a dual user Windows and Ubuntu. After a short while, and most particularly when I browse, listen to the radio, or watch you tube, ...
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Is there a way to reduce performance once a temperature threshold is reached

My laptop (Toshiba Satellite L655 - 1e8) overheats (and shuts down). Often. I was wondering if there is a way to reduce performance once the temperature reaches a certain threshold. Thanks! P.S. I'm ...
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How do I Manually Limit CPU Usage? [duplicate]

I have an old laptop prone to overheating and a good solution I found was limiting it's CPU usage to below 50%. On Windows, I can do this by changing the power plan I am currently using, and altering ...
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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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laptop gets very hot

I have a laptop that has a i5 - 2430m processor with 4GB RAM. I installed a ubuntu 13.10 desktop amd64.iso and found that the laptop gets heated up more than usual. Should i install a 32 bit OS or a ...
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Laptop overheating Problem in Ubuntu 12.04 only

I'm having the problem of overheating on my Ubuntu partition. acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +82.0°C (crit = +95.0°C) temp2: +77.0°C (crit = +95.0°C) ...
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CPU overheating. What can I do?

I've experienced a few emergency shutdowns due to overheating. (Always while playing Minecraft) I checked what sensors would say me and I got this reply: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter ...
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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 ...