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How to solve overheating problem?

I have windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10 installed. My laptop specs are Dell XPS 15 4gb RAM Nvidia gt540m I've been searching for hours but can't figure out a solution. I am a complete newbie to ubuntu. ...
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CPU temperature monitor for 14.04LTS?

Is there a way to configure psensor so the temperatures read out in real time in the panel so it could be read at a glance? So far, in order to read the temperature I have to click on the applet ...
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i7 temperature too high

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and a notebook with i7 cpu. The problem is that I've 50° on cpu in idle, while in Windows I've 40°. Can you tell me why I've this problem? I've also installed nvidia proper ...
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Case fan runs at 100% after “sensors -s”

On Ubuntu 14.04, I created the following /etc/sensors3.conf and applied it with sensors -s. The output of sensors is now correct, but suddenly the case fan started running at 100% and I can't get it ...
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Is 55°C a Safe Temperature for a Acer Aspire One D255?

I am new to using Ubuntu on Laptops and Netbooks. I was wondering if this is a safe/good temperature. Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +55.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) If not how can I fix this, I ...
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Laptop fans go wild after waking from suspend 13.10

When my laptop wakes up from suspend the fans start running at 100%. I've look around all over the place but I can't find an answer. Only a reboot fixes the problem. It is a HP ProBook 4510s I've ...
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Touchpad heating up on dell inspiron n5010

My laptop Dell Inspiron N5010 runs an Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64 bit version. I have installed all the necessary fglrx drivers and the laptop temperature is not very high. It persistently remains between ...
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How do sensors-indicator colors work?

I have been using lm-sensors for a while now, and decided to try sensors-indicator not to enter the command manually on Terminal each time I want to take a quick look at my laptop's temperature. My ...
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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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dv6-6b80ee - HP - compatibility

I would like to ask about compatibility of using ubuntu on my HP laptop "dv6-6b80ee" Pavilion dv6 as I'm tried to used it with my old HP laptop and i got a high heating problem. thanks.
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How do I show the outside temperature in the indicator bar?

I recently moved onto 13.10. After the upgrade, the current weather was no longer displayed with an indicator. How do I get that back? I've seen one potential duplicate but the indicator-weather ...
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How to disable “acpitz-virtual-0” bugged sensor?

When running "sensors", the acpitz-virtual-0 devices is always the same: shin@shin:~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +27.8°C (crit = +105.0°C) temp2: +29.8°C ...
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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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Temperature sensor showing really high temperature

I am using HP Probook 4740s and my laptop is running on Ubuntu 13.04. I am facing some heating issues but couldn't found out which hardware was actually causing the heating issue.I have installed ...
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Nividia Temprature in 13.10 so high

i had prpblem with the laptop tempreature with ubuntu 13.10 and Nvidia card NVS500M after searching i found i can add the following line to the xorg.conf Option "RegistryDwords" ...
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Temperature rise in Ubuntu (with open source drivers)

My laptop is a Dell 3520 with the following specifications. Intel® Core™ i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz × 4 Intel® Ivybridge Mobile Graphics I have installed Ubuntu 13.10. The temperature is 50 degrees ...
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lm-sensors not showing CPU temperature?

I have a machine running on top of AMD Opteron 6380 (16-core) x2 CPUs. OS details are as follows: Version: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (precise) uname -a: Linux sysname 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu ...
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how to check if overheating protection is working

Hey my Thinkpad t410i gets very hot. During load system temp goes up to 90° and the fan runs at 4500 RPM. how can i check if overheating protection is working? How critical is this temperature? ...
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Why does the fan stop after opening gnome-system-monitor?

I have recently noticed a very strange effect when working in Ubuntu 13.10. I've always had a loud fan and I found it very irritating. It turns on loud even when the system temperature is relatively ...
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Dell XPS m1530 overheating problem

I have a Dell XPS m1530 running Ubuntu 13.10 and began noticing the keyboard surface get hot. It seemed odd to me that the fan runs intermittently at lower temperatures. I've already checked the ...
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how to take control of Powermiz performance levels in the Nvidia-settings

I have noticed my laptop temperature is going high all the time . i suspected the VEGA Card which is NVS 5200M . so i opened the Nvidia-settings and i found the level of performance stuck at the ...
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Heating issues in HP Pavilion g7 with ubuntu 12.04

I have a notebook HP Pavilion g7 running ubuntu 12.04. I am having heating issues. I installed psensor and temperature is around 60 C. I've read many forums with the same issue but they all seems to ...
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High(er) idle cpu temps compared to Windows

My CPU seems to be getting a lot hotter under Ubuntu compared to Windows. I am not basing this on actual temperature readings, but simply on the fan that's kicking in, which it doesn't do under ...
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Script that will reboot PC on specific GPU temp

Recently I've started mining litecoins. My miner consists of 3 Radeon R9 290x GPUs. From time to time one of them (not a specific one, it happens randomly) stops mining. Usually restarting cgminer ...
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Stop cpu from overheating

When running intensive apps like blender my CPU can get up to 80.C I can manually underclock the CPU from the BIOS but I would like to have my pc detect when the CPU temp gets too high and slow things ...
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Is there a way to reduce performance once a temperature threshold is reached

My laptop (Toshiba Satellite L655 - 1e8) overheats (and shuts down). Often. I was wondering if there is a way to reduce performance once the temperature reaches a certain threshold. Thanks! P.S. I'm ...
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sensors output on my lenovo ideapad y510p does not pick all temperatures and fan speeds

sensors output on my lenovo ideapad y510p does not pick all temperatures and fan speeds. I do not want to control fans, just to monitor their speed (and temperatures). Any help? radenkovich@b4da55:~$ ...
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How to find CPU shutdown temperature? (Think it's called TJMax, maybe not though…)

In Windows there is a program called CPU Temp which shows various CPU temperatures, one which being the temperature at which point the computer will shut down to prevent damage to the CPU. I have a ...
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Bumblebee on Samsung Chronos 7 and ubuntu 3.10 with non stop fans

I have a Samsung Chronos 7 with a nvidia optimus video card and despite a had read a ton of sites and tutorials I was never able to have my laptop working appropeately. I could never have power save ...
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Proper laptop temperature for warmer enviroment

This is my laptop on idle mode with only firefox running. Enviroment temperature is up to 15-20 C. It's an HP probook with Ati HD 4330. When i am writing codes for android with Eclipse core ...
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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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Dual boot VAIO shutting down because of overheating

I have a Sony VAIO VPCEG laptop with a dual boot Ubuntu/Windows system. When I run Ubuntu (12.10, Quantal Quetzal), my laptop sometimes randomly shuts down. This never happens on Windows. I've ...
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CPU overheating. What can I do?

I've experienced a few emergency shutdowns due to overheating. (Always while playing Minecraft) I checked what sensors would say me and I got this reply: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter ...
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Chromium process causes rise in GPU temperature

My GPU is about 10 degrees hotter than usual. Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME Shell Nvidia GTX275
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Higher laptop temperatures in Ubuntu 13.10

A week ago, I upgraded from Kubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 . Since then, the fans have been running a lot more, and the 5 temperature sensors have been at 70-80C. The laptop is a Lenovo T430s that was ...
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Lenovo B590 shuts down unexpectedly

This seems like a duplicate but it is not. I have a Lenovo b590 which I bought 1 month ago. Yesterday, it started shutting down, At first, I thought it would be a software issue and I installed Ubuntu ...
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High temperatures on notebook with nvidia graphics

I've installed ubuntu 13.10 RC and now I'm experiencing some high temperatures (I experienced this on 13.04 as well). The temps are higher with 10-15C than their equivalents on windows. My notebook is ...
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What temperature is considered bad for my processor? [closed]

I am using the unity Temperature sensor and I have an Intel® Core™2 CPU 4400. If you need more info I would be happy to include more details about my PC that could help. Thanks
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Is this a misreading, or should I be concerned? lm-sensors output

I have an AMD quad (A10) desktop, which has the following output from sensors: $ sensors f71808a-isa-0600 Adapter: ISA adapter +3.3V: +3.28 V in1: +0.00 V in2: +0.00 V ...
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nepomuk crashes often making the fan go crazy

I'm using ubuntu 13.04, an HP laptop with a radeon card. I installed the latest drivers for the card, and everything goes fine until nepomuk crashes. It always crashes, even though I'm not using it. I ...
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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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Help regarding driver Installations in Ubuntu for HP Pavilion G6 2007 TX Laptop

I am not a regular Ubuntu User. After suggestions from my friends, I have switched over to Ubuntu. I have HP Pavilion G6 2007TX Laptop. I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. I have a hybrid driver ...
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HP Pavilion G6 temperatures raises until system shuts down, how to fix this?

I'm using HP Pavilion G6 laptop, and I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, from now whenever I use Ubuntu my system heats up and unexpectedly shutdowns.
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Laptop is running hot!

I have a sony VPCEH15EN laptop with ubuntu 12.04 installed. My laptop runs normally in windows but it is running hot in ubuntu. I have installed jupiter and tlp also.Jupiter shows that temperature ...
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My ubuntu macbook pro feels warm, can I solve this?

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 in a partition on my MacBook Pro (MC724LL/A), it runs well, I've also installed Jupiter, mbpfan, Intel Linux Graphics Installer and updated the drivers. I'm booting with ...
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How to reset SMART results

How can I reset the SMART results so it does not register previous results. My reason is that I was testing the hard drives closed together on a closed case. This made one of the HDD fail the Airflow ...
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Processor temperature when just browsing the web is 55-60 C

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. It has an Intel® Core™ i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz × 4, 8 GB ram, and an AMD Radeon HD 8730M It also has a Intel HD 4000 but i'm using AMD I have nothing else open ...
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After Installing Nvidia 301 again and lm-sensor hddtemp and pfsensor Unity is lost

First i would like to tell you, this is my 8th System error, I have reinstalled my Complete OS 7 times earlier than this, and Yet again new issue. I have lost my Unity Dashboard, and Indicator panel. ...
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System crashes (screen doesn't get updated) when playing 'heavy' videogames

apparently my system is crashing (i.e. the screen is frozen, but I can connect via ssh - kill -9 -1 doesn't kill all my processes though) when I play intensive videogames/3D benchmarks (SC2, HoN and ...
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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. ...