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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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MRTG using script to grab data of sensors

I'm using MRTG to grab data from sensors of a ubuntu server 12.04, with this script. #!/bin/bash SENSORS=/usr/bin/sensors UPTIME=$(uptime | awk -F, '{print $3}' ) TEXT="Graphic Card Temperature" ...
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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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Undo whatever lm-sensors has done

I have accepted all the 'risky' things lm-sensors wanted to do with my system since this answer told me so. My computer is now getting a lot hotter than before, even outside of Ubuntu, and I think it ...
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MacBook Pro Temperature Issues (tlp and cpufreq used)

I recently installed the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a MacBook Pro, and I have noticed some overheating issues. Specifically, I used indicator-sensors and psensors to monitor the temperature, and the average ...
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CPU temperature indicator alternative to jupiter [duplicate]

I was happily using jupiter and now it is not supported anymore. I am on 64bit ubuntu 12.04 using gnome-panel. I am just looking for an applet that will give my my cpu temperature.
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts and Nvidia 9800GT

I recently aquired a new GeForce 9800GT GPU and an additional monitor for my desktop. I put it into my ubuntu x64 system, and installed the new drivers, initially from nvidia, then from the apt-get ...
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What is the 'normal' CPU temp?

What is the 'normal' CPU temp should be? My CPU temperature normally (when the system is idle) remains around 60C and often jumps up to 80c or more. dino@mika:~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: ...
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How do I know my fan is working in Ubuntu

I just bought a brand new netbook and am worried the fan isn't working properly. lm-sensors does not detect a fan, I can't hear a fan, and can't feel air blowing out of the fan area. The netbook is ...
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Ubuntu CPU Fan at 2200 RPM and CPU top at 90°C

I have a problem with my CPU heat. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) and I have issues with the cooling. I know it might be a hardware issue, but I've checked, the fan is running and in my GUI I use ...
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thinkfan control doesn't use the fan full potential when needed

I own a Thinkpad x201 and is overheating very fast because of the environmental temperature and eventually kills himself without notice (and it really grinds my gears). Outside there are 34 degrees C ...
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pwmconfig no longer detecting sensors since reinstalling 14.04

My computer has a Asus P8H61-M PRO motherboard and I was previously able to use fancontrol to control the fanspeeds. It detected the sensors as w83627ehf. I've recently reinstalled Xubuntu 14.04 as I ...
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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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SSD temperature sensor readout with hddtemp

It seems hddtemp cannot detect the temperature sensor of my SSD (Samsung EVO 840) properly.This is the bash output when running hddtemp: WARNING: Drive /dev/sda doesn't seem to have a temperature ...
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CPU temperature is high on Ubuntu

So I have a machine which has both latest *Ubuntu and Windows 8 on it. On windows 8 my CPU temp is roughtly 26 degrees when idle. Now when I boot into Ubuntu, CPU temperature is suddenly 43 degrees ...
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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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Very Low Temperature Reading for graphics driver using lm-sensors

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and got the package lm-sensors. I mainly did this to monitor if my laptop was overheating. Each time I run it, it shows a very low temperature reading (the same every ...
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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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high temperature with ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I don't know what is the problem but I installed 14.04 and now the temperature is 78c any help please because this laptop will be burn my legs thanks
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Unable to get a temperature reading from CPU [closed]

Following instructions over here, I tried to get something running to show the temperature of my AMD A6 6400K. Unfortunately, the output I get is the following: TurionPowerControl 0.44-rc2 (export) ...
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sensors-detect does not discover all sensors on Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

My sensors readings never read values for next two sensors: acpitz-virtual-0 always show 0 degrees for temp1 thinkpad-isa-0000 always show 0 RPM drakone@b4da55:~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: ...
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CPU Turbo boost: modify temperature limit under 14.04

I've installed kubuntu 14.04, and there is some problem with CPU turbo frequency. I've read a lot about it, but can't find the correct answer. There is an i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz with 3.20GHz turbo ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...