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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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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HP Envy 17 Hybrid Graphics Support Testing

I have an HP Envy 17 that was overheating with the Ubuntu 13.10 installation. It seems this fixed it for now: HP envy 6 AMD overheating My question is how do we know when the Hybrid Graphics ...
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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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Acer Aspire 4810TZ Overheat problem

My notebook Acer Aspire 4810TZ is overheating on Ubuntu 13.10 (64bit). I use just Google Chrome or Firefox and small aps like empathy or skype... My machine has integrated Intel graphic card and ...
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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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My HP Pavilion g6 2230tx laptop heating too much and fan speed too high when i am using ubuntu

My HP Pavilion g6 2230tx with intel i3 rd gen pro and Radeon 1gb Graphic card laptop heating too much and fan speed too high when i am using ubuntu There is any solution for my laptop? Please help me ...
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AMD Radeon HD 4000 series graphics card support

I have an AMD Radeon HD 4000 series graphics card in my computer which is running Ubuntu 13.04. My system is overheating and sometimes shuts down automatically because of the overheating. What is ...
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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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problem with heat of i3 processor and battery life on ubuntu 13.04

I got problem with i3 processor on 13.04 ubuntu version . I read somewhere that linux(ububntu) can overclock the processor to higher values. I dunno if is this true but i guess it is . On Windows the ...
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Dual boot VAIO shutting down because of overheating

I have a Sony VAIO VPCEG laptop with a dual boot Ubuntu/Windows system. When I run Ubuntu (12.10, Quantal Quetzal), my laptop sometimes randomly shuts down. This never happens on Windows. I've ...
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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 ...
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Overheating problems causing Ubuntu 13.10 to power off.

I'm using Lenovo Z370 laptop and I made a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. I noticed that since I started using Ubuntu 13.10 my laptop frequently overheats and it powers off because of the ...
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Laptop overheats when running Ubuntu 13.10

I've been away from Ubuntu since introduction of the Unity interface. When 13.10 was released I figured I'd give it another shot and installed it on my HP G62. This laptop has an AMD V120 cpu and a ...
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my laptop is heated and battery drained fast

when I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop, it is hot and battery drains fast , I have to plug-in power supply while I'm working on it. Using Windows 8 on my laptop, doesn't cause the same symptoms. I ...
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Higher laptop temperatures in Ubuntu 13.10

A week ago, I upgraded from Kubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 . Since then, the fans have been running a lot more, and the 5 temperature sensors have been at 70-80C. The laptop is a Lenovo T430s that was ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS laptop overheating

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on a HP Pavillion g6 laptop with quad core i5 processors, 4GB RAM, a hybrid graphics of Intel and Radeon 6400M. The laptop is generating too much of heat, what ...
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System running in low graphics after installtion of nvidia driver for 13.10

I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer v5-471G with nvidia geforce gt 620 M graphics card. But I encountered flickering, overheating, battery drain and suddedn shutdowns soon after installtion. Then I ...
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High disk temperature only in ubuntu

Under Ubuntu my disk temperature is rising all the way up to 55 degrees. However on same laptop under windows 7 temperature remains around 44 degrees. My laptop config is HP pavilion dv6 - 2150us i3 ...
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Asus N46VZ prouduces more heat when on ubuntu compared to windows

First, i just used ubuntu as my main operating system, so please bear with me. My Asus N46VZ temps is pretty high when im on ubuntu (13.10). The temps are 60C even though i just open a browser. This ...
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Ubuntu Heating Up, Continuos Fan, Hadoop Installation Worries on AMD 64

I have a laptop, Model: Compaq Presario CQ40, RAM: 2.7 GB RAM, Processor: AMD Athlon X2 Dual Core QL - 64*2, Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64 bit and Windows Vista 32 bit (Factory Installed) My laptop gets ...
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Jupiter in Ubuntu 13.10 (Laptop Overheating)

I was wondering if Jupiter (Interface for display, power and device control) will work in Ubuntu 13.10, because my laptop (Toshiba Satellite C855D, AMD A6-4400M with Radeon HD Graphics running Ubuntu ...
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Sony Vaio VPCEA25FG overheating with ubuntu

I am using a 'Sony Vaio VPCEA25FG' laptop, which is overheating quickly, when i work in ubuntu, but if i switch to windows 8 then it works nicely. My laptop is with ATI RADEON graphics card. My ...
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Lenovo B590 shuts down unexpectedly

This seems like a duplicate but it is not. I have a Lenovo b590 which I bought 1 month ago. Yesterday, it started shutting down, At first, I thought it would be a software issue and I installed Ubuntu ...
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How do I fix loud fan noise and heat on my Sony Vaio?

I have Sony Vaio with AMD E2-2000 (1,75GHz) processor, 4GB RAM, and it runs Windows 8 as a default OS. After I installed Ubuntu 13.04, it worked but the fan sound got louder and the laptop would heat ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts heats laptop

My Toshiba Satellite L630-104 (Intel Core i3 M330 @2.13 GHz, 3GB RAM), overheats badly using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Am using Ubuntu in dual booting mode, heating doesn’t happen with window 7. Am new to ...
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HP PROBOOK over heating

MY hp probook 4530's fan doesnt seem to be turning up when it needs to. Im currently running the latest version of ubuntu aka 13.04. I dont play games much and my hp probook only has intel 3000 ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Super Hot after Ubuntu 12.04

So I have a Z580 laptop which has ONLY Ubuntu 12.04 installed, It has a i3 Processor with Intel and Nvidia Cards and 4GB RAM, The problem is even if I run no apps, It gets heated up? I removed Windows ...
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Laptop heating issue in Ubuntu 12.10!

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 currently. I have an ATI Mobility Radeon graphic card in my laptop. My laptop has heating problem. Laptop fan is always on. When I searched on the Internet, I found that this ...
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Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook (np900x3e) Overheating

I have the June version of the Series 9 from Samsung, and I'm running Saucy Salamander to get the touchpad working correctly. The laptop is overheating though fairly often, and I haven't found any ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 (32bit) System heatup

I'm using HP envy 4 intel i5 3rd gen, 4GB ram, 2GB ATI Raedon 7670M graphics card. freshly installed Ubuntu 12.10 (32bit) in my laptop used to turn off within 20 minutes due to overheating. i followed ...
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Sony Vaio VPC-EC Series, CPU Temperature very high.

I know this has been asked quite a few times before, but after some intense research I still could not fix my CPU problems. I'm running Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio from the VPC-EC series. Under windows 7 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 restarts automatically

I am running a program which takes several days at a stretch in my ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I find my pc restarted sometimes. There is no specific pattern to it. Sometimes the first day or sometimes the ...
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Battery backup not as long as expected and system temperature rises when using Ubuntu

I'm using both windows 7 and ubuntu-13.04 in my acer aspire 5738g notebook. I get 3 hrs battery backup in windows 7. But in ubuntu it shows only 1.30 hours but as it goes on to ( it shows 1.30 but ...
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Macbook Air 4,1 fan control/temperature

My fans sometimes never seem to kick on, no matter how hot my computer gets. I am wondering if this could be tlp/acpid related? Perhaps not, but it happens mostly when I am plugged in to a power ...
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Toshiba satellite L655 notebook overheated ubuntu 13.04-64 bit

I have a toshiba l655 with intel core i3 and ati mobility radeon 4500 series, 3gb ram. Recently i have replaced my windows 8 with Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. But after some days of use, i am having ...
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laptop shuts down due to overheating during ubuntu installation

I have an HP pavilion g6 laptop and it came pre-installed with windows 8. I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu. I've disabled secure boot and tried to install both Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04. During both ...
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I've got some problems on Ubuntu 13.04, any help!

I can't set script (or by any other way through terminal) for making thresholds for battery charging, Also I know that Lenovo users provided tp_smapi kernel module which make this issue not ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Problem :( :(

Respect to all :) I am here new to Ubuntu and just installed the fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.04, 64-bit version on my Dell Inspiron N5110 (Core i7 with 4GB Memory) laptop along with Windows 7 on a ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 causing overheating and battery drain [closed]

I have a Samsung Chronos 7 1TB, 2.2ghz, 6gb ram and I recently installed Ubuntu because I wanted to get rid of Windows. Everything has gone good until I noticed a significant battery drain and ...
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Heating problem in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my Intel Core-I7 machine and it heats up terribly. On the other hand, Windows 7 on the same machine works pretty fine. Are there any fixes or suggestions on how I can ...
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Laptop Runs Hot in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell Studio xps 1640. It has an AMD Radeon HD 4600 series graphics card. I looked up the common heat issues and it said that usually the graphics driver is to blame and once the proprietary ...
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How to hibernate laptop when it overheats

I was wondering If I could set the same behavior as windows 7 do in the laptop when it overheats, it hibernates. Hibernation (from ubuntu) works fine, after I re-enabled it. Would it be possible to ...
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ThrottleStop for Ubuntu?

I was able to install and dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 (both x64) just a while ago. As a newbie in Ubuntu, I'm still searching for ways to install my games because I'm planning to make Ubuntu ...
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HP envy 6 AMD overheating

I installed Ubuntu and all is fine and working (I think) however, my laptop seems to be overheating faster and hotter than it does when its running Windows. how do I find out if all the hardware is ...
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Ubuntu heat problems with Medion Akoya Notebook

My Notebook heats up tremendously after I start Ubuntu - I also noticed that it runs slower than my Windows 7 (not to mention the fact, that Windows 7 does not come even close to the heat production ...