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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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My laptop gets heated when I use ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 14z 5423. intel i5 3rd, 4GB ram, 32GB SSD. I use 2 OS on dual boot Windows 8 & Ubuntu 13.04. When I use Ubuntu my laptop gets heated, but that is not the case when I use ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad y560p Ubuntu overheat, video not working properly

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad y560p, it has an ATI Radeon HD 6570M. The problem is the overheat, it reaches 59 degrees after just only turning on the computer. The other thing, is the video, it isn't smooth ...
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Does Ubuntu support my video cards? [duplicate]

I have a Dell Vostro 3500 and I have a lot of problem in Linux Mint 12 Lisa. The laptop overheat and shuts down when I have a lot of processing. I read that the problem is because of the video ...
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Laptop fan operates for a long time

My laptop Dell inspiron 15R 3521 heats a lot when I installed ubuntu along with windows 7. How to avoid this ??? (I checked all the drivers but they are all propriety drivers. I have a shared VGA. 4GB ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 kernel panic after installing laptop-mode tools

Since my laptop was overheating I first installed Jupiter. At that point there was no problem. But then I installed laptop-mode tools. Now the problem is every time I try to switch from battery to AC ...
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CPU overheating (Acer 4730z + Ubuntu 12.10)

After using the pre-installed Windows Vista on my Acer Aspire 4730z for over 4 years, I decided to switch to Ubuntu. I installed a brand new SSD with Ubuntu 12.04, which I later upgraded to 12.10. ...
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My laptop is getting really hot after installing Ubuntu

I know that this question has been asked often here but I need you guys to help! After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS my Laptop is getting so hot! The laptop details are: Intel Pentinum T4500 2,3 ...
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Notebook overheating for no reason at all

HP DV6 6121tx, Ubuntu 12.04 $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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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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Power management issue?

am new on ubuntu yesterday i installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Pavilion g6 notebook PC with intel cote i7-3612 CPU and 4 GB Ram and am facing many problem and i can't solve any of them. - Wireless ...
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NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M: Driver problem

My system (Toshiba Satellite A660-167 Core i7-740) overheats and turns off. This happens when I play videos online, YouTube or any other sites. I used Psensor to check the temperatures. Normal ...
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How to get Ubuntu to stop heating up so much

I already have another post on how to control the fans, but I was wondering if I am doing anything to cause this. Ubuntu is running great at the beginning but after about twenty minutes of running ...
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Acer Aspire 5755G warming

Today i'd installed the Ubuntu 13.04, but my laptop (http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/laptops/1286536/acer-aspire-5755g/specifications) is too warm! What can i do?
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Failing Hard drive - root of all problems? [closed]

So I have a question for those who are a little more clued up on this than myself. I have a laptop which is about 2 years old now and has been plaguing me with various issues for some time. The most ...
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Laptop overheating ASUS K52Jc

Well since installing ubuntu(i have 13.04 but it's the same for any version that i've tried) my laptop started getting really hot and slow. Usually on windows i could play games for hours and when i ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 : Overheating Problem

I'm currently using a Samsung notebook with the following specs stated below: OS: Windows 7 64 - bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2501 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) ...
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Ubuntu 13,04 AMD processor overheating

Hi I have an Asus Eee PC seashell series 1215B with an AMD E-350 Processor (2CPUs)-1.6GHz, and after installing Ubuntu 13.04 it keeps getting hot to the point that the laptop turns off alone. I do not ...
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Battery Drain, can't adjust brightness, overheating

I have a HP pavillion DV7 Specs: Intel Core i7 @ 2.23 GHz (2nd. gen) 2 hard drives (500GB HDD, 160GB SSD) ATI Radeon HD XT 7 My PC is constantly overheating and my battery is drained in less than ...
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My HP Pavilion DV6 laptop overheats on ubuntu but not on win7

HP Pavilion DV6 1256TX gets hotter while running ubuntu 13.04 than on win 7.. I am kind of new on ubuntu.. I tried many methods mentioned on different forums but none could not get it correct.. :/
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Laptop overheating on Ubuntu 12.04 [SOLVED] (in strange way)

I have dell inspiron q17r with two graphic cards and I noticed that it is overheating. I installed bumblebee, jupiter and flashblock, I followed this: ...
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Overheating on Ubuntu 12.04

I have dell inspiron q17r with two graphic cards and I noticed that it is overheating. I installed bumblebee, jupiter and flashblock, I followed this: ...
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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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13.04 i5 Temperature

I'd have a fresh install of Ubuntu with tlp configured and using acpi_call to keep 7670M turned off. I was a short time arch user and with openbox and firefox it was about 60 to 70 degrees; wanted to ...
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Tools and techniques for diagnosing heating problems

I've just installed ubuntu 13.04 on a dell M6700. The laptop becomes too hot to keep on your lap after short usage. What are the best tools I can use to find out what the problem is and solve the ...