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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Proprietary NVidia drivers with EFI on Mac, to prevent overheating

I have a dual-boot Mac OS X 10.8 and Kubuntu 12.10 64x on my white MacBook from mid-2010 installed. (Model identifier: MacBook7,1 . I have upgraded my RAM from 2GB to 8GB, if that matters.) I have ...
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HP Probook 4510s Overheating Issue

I have an HP Probook 4510s running Ubuntu 12.10 with open source Radeon drivers also I keep my computer clean and dust free. The following output of the sensors command is worrying me. ...
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Overheating Problem

Hello Ubuntu comunity. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my HP notebook (i7 2.0 ghz, 4gb memory ram) and I'm noticing that my computer temperature is rising up to 90-96º Celcius within the first ...
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HP Pavilion Laptop Overheating

I'm using Wubi (12.04.2 LTS) to dual-boot between Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but when I boot up Ubuntu my laptop overheats and after some hours (sometimes minutes) it shutdowns because of the overheat. I ...
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Ubuntu runnung painfully slow and hot on laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and my laptop gets really really high temperatures (havent measured yet but it is like if it was running a demanding game) and runs painfully slow after a couple of ...
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How to switch off graphics card?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in my HP laptop (A8 processor), It is getting overheated when I use Ubuntu, but when I use Windows it stays cool. I want to switch off my graphics card in Ubuntu. This has to ...
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My average laptop temperature is 75C. Is it Normal?

I'm using Samsung 5 Series NP535U4X-S01ID with specification of AMD Quad-Core A8-4555M processor and AMD Radeon HD 7600G + HD 7550M Dual Graphics. I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I use the AMD ...
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HP Pavilion dv6-6b26sa shutdown thermal overheating [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. Since installing it, I can use it for about 30-45 minutes before it shuts down and on next reboot I get a warning about thermal overheating. I've tried ...
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samsung NP305V5A power adapter stops working at boot screen, shuts down unexpectedly while running

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed wubi.exe for 12.04 LTS on my D: drive. Problem is when the login screen comes up at booting, my power adapter dies. If I unplug and plug it again immediately, it ...
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Very High CPU usage on HP dv7 Laptop when IDLE

I'm pretty new to Linux computing. So I finally thought of giving Ubuntu a try, by dualbooting it with Windows 8 on my hp dv7-6006tx laptop. Laptop Specs But after installation, I immediately ...
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HP ProBook over heating, shutting down

I'm rather a amateur user. I have a single OS - Ubuntu 12.4. Lately my laptop (HP ProBook 4530s) heating up until it automatically shuts down. It wasn't happening with the older Ubuntu version. After ...
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Why is my laptop running so hot with Ubuntu?

I have pretty decent laptop and should be more than enough for running Ubuntu for browsing and watching movies, but Ubuntu seems to be getting much hotter than it should, compared to Win 7. I'm on ...
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Toshiba Laptop ubuntu 12.10 recently overheats and turns off

This especially happens when I watch a video with movie player or adobe flash, it uses more than 60% of my Core i5 cpu. (thats the least, it goes up after that) In windows when I watch the same ...
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HP 8510p notebok overheating with ubuntu

I've recently instaled ubuntu 12.10 on my notebook and noticed that it starts overheating after a few minutes of simple usage having only for example a browser opened or reading a pdf so nothing ...
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High Temperature on an HP DV4-5110tx

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my hp dv4-5110tx laptop. It has Intel HD 400 and nvidia geforce gt 630m with optimus gpus.My laptop remain cool most of the time when i use windows 7 but when i ...
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Why does my laptop overheat and discharge faster in Ubuntu than Windows? [duplicate]

I am new to Linux. I have a Dell Inspiron 15 with a 1st generation Intel Core i3 and Ubuntu 12.10. My laptop gets heated quickly which doesn't happen on Windows. Also the battery is discharged faster ...
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Dell XPS 15z Overheats When Using Optirun

I installed Bumblebee on my Dell XPS 15z running Ubuntu 12.10. Now whenever I use optirun to play a game like Minecraft my laptop gets really hot and crashes in about 5 minutes. What can I do to make ...
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Overheating HP dv6 laptop

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 12.10 I've been having overheating issues, and poor battery life. Jupiter indicates that my CPU is 45° while idle, and 65-75° while performing common tasks. My battery ...
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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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CPU Fan not working on acer 4755G i3 ubuntu 12.10

Hope you can help me, I'm new to ubuntu and install this 12.10 version on my acer laptop. The problem is I always got high temperature and maybe because my CPU fan is not working. Tried to install ...
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frequent abnormal shutdowns/system crashes

It's been almost 5 days since I have installed Ubuntu and almost 6th time that my laptop has been crashed entirely and it shuts down abnormally. Actually, it heats up and I have to wait for 20 odd ...
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Lenovo e420s overheating [closed]

I recently bought a Lenovo e420s and decided to install Ubuntu (first time). The interface is great, but the computer overheats horribly (the fan is on full all the time and the cpu temperature is ...
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Hp dv6z(AMD version 3243cl) over heat & Battery Drain

I am new here on Ubuntu(12.04 x64)! The problem I am facing here is very less battery life and constant noise of fan during use of my laptop! Laptop has AMD Phoneme II processor,6 gb ram ,Amd radeon ...
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Laptop Sony is constantly hot. How to fix it?

I have Sony Vaio pcG-392M. The video is "GeForce 8400M GT". I use XBMC on it most of the time. Ubuntu 12.04. Kernel 3.2.0-33-generic-pae. The problem: Fan is on most of the time. CPU stays 70C, gets ...
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Throttle and overheating on Dell XPS Studio 1645

I realise there is an older thread on the very subject but that seems to be pretty dead. I just got a Dell Studio XPS 1645 laptop and the fan noise and overheating is pretty ridiculous. This is ...
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Problem with ATI Radeon HD 7670M on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity does not start after installing the fglrx drivers on 12.10 I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 a couple of days back. My machine is a Dell Inspiron 15R with a ...
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Ubuntu 12 heating problem in Acer 5755g Laptop

I installed recent Ubuntu version in my Acer 5755G laptop, it is over-heating. The laptop is in good condition,it'll not get heat while using windows 7. I think the problem with the graphics card. But ...
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HP Pavilion g6 - 64 bit high temperature

I have ubuntu 12.04 and my temperatures are constantly over 55°C I've tried jupiter power saving mode without results. I've tried installing ATI proprietary drivers but there wasn't a significant ...
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Vaio SB - Turn off AMD Graphics Card?

I've got a Vaio SB with Hybrid Graphics (Intel Graphics Card and AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6400M/7400M Series). It is running in Dual-Boot with Windows 7 and has the latest BIOS-Update. For reason that the ...
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Samsung Series 5 overheating

I bought a Samsung Series 5 Ultra 2 weeks ago and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am experiencing problems with overheating. When streaming, watching a movie or when having several programms/actions ...
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Why does my laptop with AMD Radeon HD 76xx graphics get overheated when using Ubuntu?

I bought a new laptop which came pre-installed with Windows 7. I love working on Ubuntu and hence installed 12.04 on my laptop. I can work on Windows for 6 hours at a stretch and feel the laptop being ...
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overheating laptop even on low cpu usage

I am using ubuntu 12.10 latest release ,but the problem is not really limited to this version. The laptop is equipped with Ati 5400 series Raedon graphics. I tried to install the fglrx driver, but it ...
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Hard Drive overheating on ubuntu, not on windows

I have a dual boot laptop, of lubuntu and windows 7. I really like ubuntu, and I rarely boot on to windows 7 now. However, one issue that I could not resolve, was that my hard drive heats up on every ...
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Modify thermal trip points

Can you please instruct me on how to modify critical trip points. My computer keeps shutting down and my sensors are telling me that I am running hot when utilizing demanding programs. I am utilizing ...
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Is there still heating problem with acer laptop?

I had previously installed Ubuntu 11.10(or may be some other 11.xx variant I'm not sure) in my Acer apsire 5755g laptop. Which had i5 second generation processor,with 2gb nvidia graphics card and 4gb ...
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Note book is getting very hot when using Ubuntu 12.04

I have bought a Toshiba satellite Pro L850 note book. It already has preinstalled windows 7 professional. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now my note book have two Operating systems. The problem is, ...
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overheating in laptop sony vaio VPCCB

i own a sony vaio laptop VPCCB. i have ubuntu 12.04 installed side-by-side with windows 7. while using ubuntu the laptop gets heated a lot compared to windows and the fan keeps spinning continuosly. i ...
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Overheating in HP Pavillion DM4-2102EO laptop

The features are Intel Core i5 AMD Radeon Temperatures are acpiz 55°C core 0 55°C core 1 56°C core 2 54°C Radeon 66°C Is that ok, what can I do? This did not happen on Windows 7 and the ...
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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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12.04 sandybridge cpu high heat

My 2500K sandybridge cpu seems to hover around 75-80C when doing light web browsing. Is this a problem in the kernel for 12.04(and is there a fix/workaround for it?) or should I look into a better ...
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HP Pavillion dm4 3011tx overheating

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Pavilion dm4 3011tx and after a few minutes the fans start to work very fast and my laptop starts to heat up; The CPU temperature got up to 70 degrees and ...
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My battery drains really fast and my laptop gets really hot, What do I do? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion dv6-6c50ca, and I noticed that every time that I start my laptop with Ubuntu the fan runs really fast and the laptop produces a lot of heat. When I run ...
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How do I fix an overheating problem with an HP ENVY-4 ultrabook?

I have bought a new HP ENVY-4 ultrabook. It has an i5 processor, pre-installed Windows 7 and 2GB Radeon graphics card. What happened was when I started using Ubuntu it showed overheating. I ignored ...
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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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Installed thinkfan, should I keep it?

Well I did fixed my overheating problem on my Lenovo T500 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. At the same time I did install Thinkfan. But since I have a solution for overheating now, I would like to know if there ...
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HP 4510s Probook Overheating [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Very hot running with ubuntu I am having overheating problems with Ubuntu 12.04. Average temperature is approximately 70-74 °C and when Skype is turned on it goes nuts ...
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overheating and shutdown problems when adobe flash runs?

I'm a new user of UBUNTU and using a Dell latitude D630. When I browse to site that have some flash animation (mostly advertisements), the temperature of cores increase dramatically (I check with ...
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Asus Zenbook UX31E heats up and fan works constantly with 12.04

I bought the Asus Zenbook UX31E a few days ago and installed Ubuntu 12.04. Everything works well, but the CPU temperature (and overall the machine) seems too hot and the fan works too often, even with ...
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Light OS alternative to Ubuntu [closed]

I have asked a question Has the Ubuntu heating problem for Sony Vaio users been solved? which didn't seem to get any answers, but I desperately want to use a *nix based operating system (to enhance my ...
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Limit overall cpu usage Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CPU frequency scaling for 12.04? I was wondering if there is a way to limit the total cpu usage percentage? I know that you can limit the usage per process with cpulimit ...