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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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How can I lower the CPU voltage (Under Volt)? [on hold]

Is there a software which will help me to do this?
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 overheating

I have HP ENVY dv6-7357se laptop i was running windows for about a year yesterday i switched to ubuntu <3 but i'am facing an always noisy fan and heating of my laptop with windows i never faced ...
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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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fan off + system slowdown in battery mode

If my laptop runs on the battery, its fan is off/silent and the system sometimes slows down till complete freeze. I believe it's somehow related with power management. For comparison, when I run an ...
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Lenovo U400 overheating with fan being idle

I've had Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo U400 laptop for a year or so and everything was fine. Suddenly yesterday I noticed when I was working on it, that it was running really hot, almost burning my left ...
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fan sounds and warm laptop with Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop in a dual boot setup with Windows 7. The fan was OK while installing but while using Ubuntu later the fan made very high sounds and the laptop was very warm. ...
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fan control: pwmconfig no pwm-capable sensor modules installed on Samsung NP900X3E

When I follow this guide about how to control fan speed in Ubuntu15.04 on my laptop Samsung NP900X3E I get this error message: /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed ...
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Temperature rises in Ubuntu 64 bit with Embedded PC intel corei3 2100T/Chipset Q67(cpu throttling)

Why does Industrial Fanless Embedded CPU Intel® Core™ i3-2100T with chipset intel Q67 gets hang in ubuntu 64 Bit.HDD suddenly stopping in video signal application and temperature rising but in windows ...
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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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lm-sensors not detect fan

Hello I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 and at first I had problems with overheating. I had to install the drivers for the Nvidia Geforce GT630M card and seems to have been solved. Anyway, I have ...
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ffmpeg and libx264: Extremely high CPU temperature

Ahoy there! I turned my previous gaming rig into an Ubuntu Server 14.04 a year ago, and have been using it as a private nginx-rtmp live streaming server. Today I started to dabble with ffmpeg for ...
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NVidia card runs quite hot on dual monitors

I have a Ubuntu 14 partition (with Windows 7) with a GTX 460SE running at ~60C idle with two monitors, one 23" and one 16". On Windows this occurred too, but this was resolved with NVidia's ...
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Temperature suddenly rises on switching on WiFi on Dell Inspiron 5521

My laptop, Dell Inspiron 5521 is running Ubuntu 15.04 pretty nice and cool. However, the moment I switch the WiFi on(the card is an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230) the temperature suddenly rises. ...
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my linux pc gets realy hot now that i installed ubuntu

I have an Asus n46vj laptop and my PC is really hot now that I installed Ubuntu, but before I had no temp issues with windows. I think that it may be a driver issue. What should I do? I already tried ...
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Check CPU and other hardware components in Lubuntu [duplicate]

Tell me please which are the best ways to check the temperature of the CPU and other hardware components in Lubuntu? It would be better if the applications could even tell me which are the normal ...
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Create my own panel plugin - Xubuntu

I've installed Xubuntu 14.04. In my panel I can add a lot of plugins. For example that show CPU load and RAM usage... But what about the temperature of each core? I've found the files that contains ...
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HP envy dv6 overheating after installing ubuntu 15.04

I recently had a problem with Windows 8.1, a kernel crash or something, so I installed Ubuntu 15.04. Since I installed it, the temperature of the CPU is ~57°C, I got the stats using tlp. Any advise ...
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ssd msata hot temperature hp on ubuntu 14.04

my laptop hard disk temperature is really hot with win8 is stable and not became hot. i search but not found nothing working for me i have no idea of what i must do ubuntu first is installed ...
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hp DV6-7350SL high temperature ubuntu 14.04

laptop temperature is always high and fan is always going and with windows is not so hot sensor output acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +77.0°C temp2: +77.0°C (crit ...
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How can I monitor battery temperature?

Is there an app or a widget for Ubuntu 14.04 that would allow me to keep track of my laptop battery temperature? So far I've found this thread but the question was never answered. It's an Inspiron ...
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Can't install Ubuntu CPU temperatrue above threshold

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a DVD and keep getting a message "Core CPU temperature above threshold, CPU clock throttled". I'm not sure if there's a way to disable this check. It's a pretty ...