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High CPU Temperature after switch to Ubuntu 16.04

The idle CPU Temp of my Intel i5-3210M CPU was ~40°C on Ubuntu 14.04. Now, after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 (complete reinstall) it idles at ~52°C. Battery lifetime is also noticeably lower. What can ...
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Psensors not displaying AMD radeon card's temperature. Solutions?

I am having some overheating issues in my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, so I just wanted to monitor my gpu temperature using psensor. After properly installing the dependencies and psensor itself ...
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Edit sudoers file

some time ago I posted this question about conky and solved that problem. I used U 12.04 LTS. Now I use U16.04 LTS and I'm tryng to set conky as the previous distro. If I edit the sudoers file with ...
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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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Can't Install Ubuntu | Core Temperature above Threshold

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my old desktop system with core 2 duo and 1gb ram from a flashdrive. This is the error am encountering from boot [1.178355] CPU0: COre temperature above threshold, ...
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Laptop running very hot

I've just read a thread where a laptop running at 60C was too hot. Mine often runs at 80C. I notice that this happens often when I have Chromium open. There's nothing using up tons of CPU in htop, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, how to get my GPU temp and fan speed?

On Ubuntu 14.04 I got used to run during the boot process a python script for conky to read my GPU temperature and then change my FAN speed according to the temperature. This is the script: # # ...
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Using the sensor command doesn't give me fan speed in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to detect my fan speeds. I've installed lm-sensors but when I run sensors I get this: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: +63.0°C (high = +87.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) ...
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My Toshiba Satellite C55-B5319 fans will not turn on; how do I make them work?

The system hasn't shut down automatically due to overheating yet, but the HDD will reach temperatures of 102 degrees Fahrenheit as far as I know. So, how do I make the fans turn on, or is the HDD ...
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Fan Speed Increased after Dual Boot

I had a windows system upon which I installed Ubuntu 15.04 as dual boot. Right after I updated the Grub, the fan speed started showing anomalous behavior. The temperature of the system is going very ...
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Throttling stuck below limits on a cool cpu

This is an issue widely discussed earlier. Still, none of the suggested methods/procedures has worked for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, kernel 4.4.0-040400-generic on a fanless mini computer, Intel ...
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Inspiron 15 fan doesn't work

System configuration Win10 and Xubuntu 15.04 Dual boot i5 4200U Radeon 8850M Latest BIOS from dell tlp on Xubuntu installed. No more tweaks. coretemp module was loaded fglrx is not installed Idle ...
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Patriot Blast SSD - 100°C?

So, it appears my Disks utility on Ubuntu 15.10 thinks my SSD is running at a constant 100°C temperature. And S.M.A.R.T. data seems to be stuck at 30 on temperature, since it doesn't seem to change, ...
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Fan control thinks my SSD has about 100 degree celsius

my fan is driving me crazy. It is continously running. I think I know why this is happening. If I run psensor, my SSD HD (from udisks2) is listed to be 100 degree hot. But if I use hddtemp, it tells ...
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How to read lm-sensors on AMD FX 6300?

My FX 6300 sits on a ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0 and is currently overclocked (I did the stresstesting and such on Windows to get it stable). Now I need the socket temp and the core temps so I use lm ...
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CPU Throttling Occurring Despite No Need For It

This seems to happen in most every linux distro I try (haven't tried windows yet). I apologize in advance for the nonstandard situation in which it arose, but I will explain that after I explain the ...
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i want to see my temperatures and fan etc

I downloaded lm-sensors and ran it. but i get that message: $sensors "coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: +44.0°C (high = +105.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) Core 0: +44.0°C ...
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Asus Laptop Temperature Issues

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus N56JR laptop and i had windows before that, The problem is that the temperature is always high after i installed ubuntu even if i don't do ...
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Fan at max speed after pwmconfig

After I installed lm-sensors and pwmconfig in order to control fan speed, when i run sudo pwmconfig my fan gets to full speed and using sensors gives me this output. acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual ...
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Laptop fan making a lot of noise

Sorry for the vague question, but I'm not even sure where to start solving this problem. My laptop fan is really loud and sometimes winds down to a soft whirring. I'm worried that there is an ...
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How to find what causes my notebook to crash?

I have a new notebook and it crashes frequently. $ uname -a Linux bpgergo-notebook 4.2.0-27-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 04:49:08 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No ...
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SMART Pre-fail (Temperature 70)

Could someone please interpret the SMART Data and Self-tests using Disks in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: The other day all of a sudden I started receiving errors upon every command entered into the terminal, I ...
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Fan is not detected

I'm trying to use ubuntu in my laptop. But the fan seems to not working.. I try use sudo pwmconfig but this is the result.. sudo pwmconfig # pwmconfig revision 6166 (2013-05-01) This program will ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 CPU fan issue

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my dell latitude e5450 and it doesn't seem like the cpu fan is working correctly. I had a 500 gb hdd in my computer and today took it out and installed a 240 gb ssd ...
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Is it good to operate the CPU at 71 degree Celcius

My laptop configuration are Dell 3521 Core i3 3227U @ 1.9Ghz 4GB RAM Intel HD4000 graphic + radeon HD7670m 1GB DDR3 dedicated graphics. As the CPU fan runs at max from staring of ubuntu, I am using ...
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Avoid random shutdown by increasing CPU threshold temperature

When CPU temperature exceeds a certain temperature, system shuts down.Can the threshold temperature that can call for system shutdown be increased? Ps. I dual boot windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, ...
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How to start or kill tasks when the core temperatures goes above/below a specific value?

I would like to write a short script that gets launched manually once and then should: run a command if all temperatures are below x °C. pause the command if any temperature rises above y °C. ...
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Uninstall flux which was installed from source

I installed Flux using following steps (source) git clone https://github.com/Kilian/f.lux-indicator-applet.git cd f.lux-indicator-applet sudo python setup.py install Now I want to ...
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Error in starting i8kmon service when setting custom config

First post, y'all. Please be gentle ;) I decided that whatever the default temperature thresholds at which i8kmon sets the fan speeds were inadequate. I would seem to kick the fan on under load, and ...
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Cooler harddisk = faster harddisk?

So I was using Ubuntu XFCE, now I installed the Ubuntu MATE, and I noticed a slowdown sometimes. File manager tooks often 3-5 seconds to load Desktop will rarely freeze for a 2 seconds Once my ...
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Which HDD attribute should I trust? (SMART test)

In Ubuntu 15.10, I got different temperature for my SDD. Which one should I trust?
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Notebook runs 15-20°C hotter after resume from suspend (Ubuntu GNOME 15.10)

My notebook (retina MacBook Pro late 2012) runs pretty well & stays cool after booting it, but after waking it back up after suspending it it will usually run a lot hotter than before. Attached ...
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Ubuntu so hot in laptop dell inspiron n3520

I am using laptop dell inspiron n3520 with above info. but When using ubuntu is so hot. temperature about 60 celsius. how to fix it? Thanhks!
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Ubuntu in suspend mode shuts off when room is cold

I am suspending Ubuntu every day so I can faster load it the next time. However, in the past few days temperature goes below 5°C over the night, and in the morning I notice that the PC is shut down, ...
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Temperature of my laptop

I am using Dell Inspiron-3521 and it's temperatures rises when I am watching anything on youtube or netflix. I don't know how to fix it. Thanks.
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Ubuntu overheating laptop

I've had both Ubuntu 14.04 and now 15.10 installed on my laptop and both have caused overheating issues with my laptop. Temperature reach above 80 degrees celsius within the first 20 minutes of very ...
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CPU Overusage Ubuntu 14.04

I'm very new to Linux and Ubuntu. I did install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Vaio laptop and all was working fine. Yesterday, I did the last update and since then my fan is working all the time. CPU temperature ...
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Libreoffice 5 in ubuntu 15.10 raising system temperature

I'm using 15.10 upgraded from 15.04 and when I open some documents with new Libreoffice5, the system temperature goes to 60-65ºC (or more!), when normally stands between 45º and 50º. Also, ...
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How to control a Case Fan-header according to video card tempreatures?

I have a free 4-pin Case Fan-header on my motherboard and I want to add additional cooling for my video card. There is a free space for a case fan in local proximity to the PCIe-slots, which I would ...
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CPU fan very loud while PC is idle

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I am rather confused what exactly is wrong. The command 'sensors' shows 33 degrees for one reading, and 69 and 78 degrees for the other two: it8720-isa-0228 Adapter: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 takes several boot “tries” from GRUB to start because of critical temperature(?)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04, and my problems with the upgrade so far is that for some reason, it always takes me several tries to "boot" Ubuntu for it to start, always with ...
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thermald - AMD Phenom II 1035T X6 - how to configure XML?

I have a six core AMD CPU - AMD Phenom II 1035T X6 on an ASUS M4A88-t motherboard and I am aware that the CPU temp needs to be kept under 70°C... However, the fan never seems to come on to regulate ...
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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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Difference between ACPI CPUfreq and Intel P-State

Can sombody explain the exact difference between these two drivers, such as the different options they have and how they differ (for example, in the powersave option)?
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How to check USB HDD temperature?

I installed hddtemp and smartmontools I can perfectly see hdd temperature of sda but I can't do the same for sdc which is my usb hdd (sata-usb). What do I need? I appreciate any help. Commands I ...
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Nvidia driver (355) increase 10 degrees to CPU of Lenovo Z40-70

I have a Lenovo z40-70 with nvidia geforce 820, when I run nouveau drivers the temperature is near of 36 degrees but when I install any Nvidia driver this increase near of 10 degrees, a tiny task put ...
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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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Heating laptop and Low Battery (Probook 440 G1)

Currently I'm running Ubuntu 15.4 (x86_64) on my Probook (i7 4702 MQ, 8GB RAM, ATI 8750M).I previously had Windows 8 on this machine, which gave me a battery life of around 5-6 hours ...
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Newly installed system won't boot, how to disable k10temp from GRUB2?

I just installed Ubuntu GNOME (via the minimal install, as no other Live CDs would boot) on a desktop computer which has an AMD Triple-code Phenom 8450 processor. The issue is, that after one reboot ...