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lmsensors doesn't detect my fan. How should I control my fanspeed?

I first used sudo sensors-detect and the result is as follows: Now follows a summary of the probes I have just done. Just press ENTER to continue: Driver `k10temp' (autoloaded): * Chip `AMD ...
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Video card like frying pan (heating)

I've installed the new Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Unity) and sensors. This is what the sensors command gave me: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +64.0°C (crit = +89.0°C) temp2: ...
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Sensor mounted in /dev for root root

I have a picoflexx that I want to use on my computer. When I run the camera visualizer, I get an error that camera could not be found/accessed. When running the visualizer with sudo, it works. I ...
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Temperature sensors broken?

I just followed this guide to install lm-sensors on my machine but the output I get is kind of weird: asus-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter cpu_fan: 0 RPM radeon-pci-0008 Adapter: PCI adapter ...
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Detect how far lid/screen is open on a 2in1 ultrabook

There must be a sensor to detect how far the lid is opened because in windows the computer automatically disables the keyboard and flips the screen once you rotate the lid far enough. How would I ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome 3.18, can anyone help me?

I have some problems/questions with my Ubuntu installation: How to enable smooth transition when changing brightness with the Fn keys? With xbacklight, its good, but i can't change the default ...
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Since installing Ubuntu 15.10, computer randomly shuts down while watching video… faulty temperature sensors?

I believe I am having a shutdown issue due to faulty temp sensors. I have experienced laptops overheating before, so I started turning my laptop onto its head, so to speak, to allow the bottom to ...
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Not able to use sensors-applet on Gnome 3.10.4

I am on UbuntuGNOME 14.04.3; How do I use the sensors-applet? I have installed it from the repo, bu then instructions require me to 'Add to Panel'. I have nothing of that sort. Thanks a lot! edit: I ...
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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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Big thermal contradiction: Should i trust these fans

Getting my dev workspace setup on my laptop. And everything appeared normal, but at every restart (switching over to windows). HP's altered BIOS warns me of 90+C temperatures. Yet everything appears ...
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/sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone*/temp and acpitz-virtual-0 repoorted by lm-sensors not changing

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04.3. /sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone*/temp, acpitz-virtual-0 from lm-sensors and acpi -t give the same incorrect results. 27 for thermal 0 and 29 for thermal 1 and they are not ...
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Fan Control on Asus ROG G550JK

Does anybody here have experience on the G550JK (or similar to this model) with Fancontrol? Currently I have the problem that all methods of getting the fan to control / spin faster (because the ...
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The cooling fan is not detected. How do I set it up?

I used ASUS F2 A89-M PRO motherboard for my PC. The 30 celsius temperature sensors exhibit different fair value. The cooling fan is not detected. How do I set it up?
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Ubuntu 14.04 and ASUS Z97-K

After many... many hours fighting against this, I surrender. I am not able to get "pwmconfig" to work because "sensors" doesn't detect the PWM controls for my ASUS Z97-K motherboard, even if I add by ...
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Sensor data missing in Ubuntu 14.04 on GA970A-D3P board

I am unable to access most sensor data in Ubuntu using Psensor or Xsensors on Ubuntu 14.04 on GA-970A-D3P board with an AMD FX 6350 CPU. I cannot access GPU temperature, the individual temperature of ...
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15.04 won't close windows, respond to typing

recently, when I clicked the close button (orange X) for several windows (chrome, system settings), the windows did not close. Instead, the grabby hand icon appeared while I held down the mouse. Also, ...
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Psensors/Watch Sensors Repeatedly Freezes 15.04

When using the psensors application or watch sensors in the command line, my system hangs repeatedly, during which the mouse and keyboard are unresponsive. Before upgrading to 15.04, I was able to ...
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API State about sensors [Ubuntu Phone]

Good morning, I'm wondering if the LightSensor was implemented in the ubuntu-sdk 15.04 ? Because I tried to display the value of the light sensor with a QML app and the SDK 14.04, but it dosn't work ...
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improve bash script

I have a quad core desktop, and i wanted to know the average temprature according to sensors. so i wrote this bash 1 liner. echo `sensors -A | awk {'print $3'} | sed 's/+\|(crit\|0:\|°C//g'` | awk ...
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i2cdetect - set lower speed

I heard that I must set lower speed for i2cdetect to get list of more connected deviced to my laptop but I can't find in man how to set lower speed. Obviously i2cdetect scans different ports at ...
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Power management and overheating

I have a HP envy 14. And dual booting windows 8 and Linux ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that it sometimes gets a little hotter than when booted with windows. Also I see that Linux "eats" the power. ...
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Can not view fan speed rpm in hp 4530s laptop

Output of sensors is: ~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +31.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) temp2: +0.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) temp3: +31.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) ...
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Is there an app which I can check the temperature of my PCI network card? [closed]

I have tried Hardinfo and sensors, but they don't look to meet what I'm looking for. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64 Bits.
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How to interface with Nexus 4 sensors in Ubuntu Touch through C++ program?

I'm developing a C++ program on Ubuntu Touch (Nexus 4, no GUI) and I would like to read some accelerometer values in. I was hoping I could just include a library and call a function that would return ...
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Number of cores seen by sensors

The system monitor shows 4 cores, while the output from the sensors contains info only for two cores. What is the reason of that? My cpu is Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3317U
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How can I tell, from within Ubuntu, if my liquid cooling system is pumping?

I have an alienware auroroa-r4 with a liquid cooling system. Before installing Ubuntu my temperatures on Windows would always be around 25°C idle and 30°C when running several applications. Ever since ...
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Ambient Light Sensor Sony Vaio

I want to install the ambient light sensor on my laptop but it is not possible that they are not drivers. As I can do because I am a novice in free software and this I like and do not want to another ...
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lm-sensors not detecting my fan

sensors-detect detects my system perfectly: # sensors-detect revision 6209 (2014-01-14 22:51:58 +0100) # System: Acer Aspire E1-572 [V2.14] (laptop) # Board: Acer EA50_HW It detects an Intel ...
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Conky does not show cpu temp

I am trying to use conky to minitor my system but it is not showing CPU temperature, lm-sensors, hddtemp are installed, I answered yes to all questions running sensors-detect and at the end it shows: ...
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How to check the cpu temperatures core by core?

I have a Phenom X3-8450e which has a total of 3 cores. But when i ran "sensors" on a terminal this is what i get. user@PC ~ $ sensors atk0110-acpi-0 Adapter: ACPI interface ...
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lm-sensors issues with sensors

When I configure any machine with ubuntu I setup lm-sensors to work, I have one machine in my house that before was with ubuntu 12.04, but it had a problem, than I had to reinstall ubuntu, so I've ...
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Ubuntu can't read temperature sensors? [duplicate]

Edit: it's still problematic because the names aren't very descriptive. Based on past values (from Windows) I can sort of deduce what is what, but it's still uncertain. The problem is that the reading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - sensors with bumblebee

I installed ubuntu last week and since I have two graphic cards in my notebook (nvidia geforce 5400 and intel integrated) I installed bumblebee to switch between them. The only problem is that since I ...
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Can i check nForce405/geforce6100 MCP temperature on linux?

Aida64 on windows show MCP (a southbridge-like chip) temperature as 50C. Lm-sensors doesn't show it at all. My motherboard is an Asrock k8nf6g-vsta. Here's what sensors shows: I'm using Lubuntu ...
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How do I remove unwanted sensors from the psensor main panel?

Is there any way to remove the other sensors that I am not drawing on the graph? I would have thought that the option under Psensor -> Sensor Preferences -> "Display sensor in the Application ...
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Sensor identification

When I run sensors I get: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +56.0°C (crit = +102.0°C) coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: +55.0°C (high = +86.0°C, crit = ...
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How do I get a sensors output in conky?

I am trying to use conky to display my sensors output but have no idea where to start. I've seen other scripts and they dont make any seance to me. I've tried a few scripts here and there but none ...
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Ubuntu sensors, how to decrease temperatures' threshold?

I am experiencing shutdowns of my pc due to overheat of CPU. Running the command "sensors" I got the following output Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +66.0°C (crit = +101.0°C) temp2: ...
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Sensor Indicator for Ubuntu 14.04

Is there any repo for stable version of indicator-sensor ubuntu 14.04? Or are there any other alternatives to indicator-sensor for ubuntu 14.04?
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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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Temperature Warnings

Is there a way to set an alarm or something for when my Ubuntu computer is about to overheat? My computer has some temperature issues, so when it's about to overheat I'd like to turn on an external ...
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How do I control my fan speed?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and the fans are quite loud. I followed the instructions on this forum link and configured lm-sensors then attempted to configure fancontrol. I ran lm-sensors as sudo, it ...
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'sensors' command from lm-sensors keeps reporting the same temperature

I've got a small cluster running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on all of the nodes. I recently set up ganglia to monitor the cluster, and it's working beautifully except for one issue. I wanted to add a CPU ...
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How can I get System Monitor Indicator to display temperature?

System Monitor Indicator comes with options to display CPU load, memory usage, and other system stats, but currently does not include an option to display temperature (of the CPU, HDD, SSD, GPU, ...
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How to enable Optical Fingerprint sensor on HP Probook 4540s?

I have an HP Probook 4540s and want to enable Optical Fingerprint sensor on it. How does one enable it in Ubuntu?
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Hdd temp is not showing in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy

I have installed the latest hddtemp 0.3-beta15.52 and lm-sensors 1:3.3.3 everything was fine in 13.04 Raring, but after upgrade hdd temp isn't showing. I'm using Hardware sensors indicator. I've tried ...
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Loud fan: Tried many ways, but can't handle it

hope you can help me, quite frustrating... I used Windows 7 and had no problems with my fans at all. Using Linux in the university I decided to use it at home, too. When you boot your Computer, your ...
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how to use iio on surface pro to access sensor data in Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 running on a Surface Pro. One of the usb device (ID 045e:0794) has registered a number of hid sensor devices: HID-SENSOR-200041.0: Light: Ambient Light HID-SENSOR-200062.0: ...
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Get sensor values Ubuntu Touch

I'm new to Ubuntu applications and I'm trying to make an application for Ubuntu Touch that reads the values from the sensors (Accelerometer, Gyroscope,...) but I don't know where to begin. Which ...
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Difference between core temp and cpu temp

I installed a sensor reporting utility on my Ubuntu machine (a desktop machine) and it reports drastically different temperatures for the ACPI CPU reading and the ISA Core 0/Core 1 reading. The ACPI ...