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Fan control in Ubuntu 14.10. on Asus z97

How to properly set up fan control on Ubuntu 14.10? I have an Asus z97 mini motherboard and while in windows even with heavy load for a long time it does not reach 70 Celsius degree, on Ubuntu easily ...
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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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Computer heats more using Ubuntu 14.10

My computer's configuration is: Ubuntu 14.10 NVIDIA GeForce 630M Intel i5-3210M 6Gb RAM 1Tb HD I have always used Windows, and after installing Ubuntu last year I could feel that the heat coming ...
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How to set governors for Intel to work as old good ondemand?

I used to work on my laptop on ondemand governor, which was switching CPU frequency depending on CPU usage. It worked quite nice for years and had three very important advantages: low hardware ...
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How to get temperature indicators in the panel in 14.04

I was formerly using 10.04, where I had nice temperature indicators for my dual core like this : I am now trying to have the same feature with 14.04, but I haven't succeeded yet. I tried so far : ...
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What is the best way of monitoring GPU temperature in Xubuntu 14.04 when using the OpenSource driver?

I had a severe problem with GPU temperature in 12.04 and even later, and even if that seems gone in 14.04, I want to keep an eye on my GPU. Is there a program that would display that, in the xfce-...
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mysqld is suddenly taking too much memory and my laptop is getting hotter

I have been using ubuntu 14.04 for a while but really new to linux command line stuffs. I mainly use it for Java/android/web development purposes. Sometimes I notice my laptop gets more hot than ...
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How to configure sensord deamon?

I would like to configure sensord daemon to raise beep alarm if some temperature are too high. I cannot find any guide/example, the man page is not very useful, any hint ?
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Asus X750JB overheads Ubuntu 14.04.1

Notebook Model : Asus X750JB CPU : Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) RAM : 8GB Memory 2TB HDD GPU : NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M In standby it keeps a temperature of 46 ► 50 degrees Celsius. The fan never ...
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lubuntu 14.04 loud fan - please help!

lubuntu 14.04 sensors output follows... why it says ALARM-CRIT when it's well within range? coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +79.0°C (high = +84.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) ALARM (...
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Java & High CPU usage

I use a certain java application to trade the stock market and it consumes 90% my CPU power. And the CPU temp usually remains around 90c. This is a real headache. What causes this problem and what are ...
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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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How to limit the speed of laptop fan using i8kmon configuration?

I have a problem with my Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop overheating. As a solution, I used i8kutils with this config: # Run as daemon, override with --daemon option set config(daemon) 0 # Automatic fan ...
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Temp readings on 08 Macbook

I just recently pulled out my old macbook, white from a long time ago to see if I can get it running just as a throw-a-round. It has a core duo, 2gb of ram (I may be putting 4 in -shrug-) and battery ...
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SSD is hot when running ubuntu 14.04(possible fan or intel gpu issue)

I have reviewed a number of questions here about overheating but nothing seems to impact on my system. My laptop has a Intel i-3 chip, Nvidia Geforce chip (that appears to be running ok with Bumblebee)...
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Setting temperature thresholds in i8kmon Ubuntu 14.04

I have an overheating problem with my Dell Inspiron 15R and installed i8kmon to control the fan speeds on Ubuntu 14.04. Here is a copy of the 'lm-sensors' output: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA ...
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How can I find out the temperature components are running at in 14.04?

The title of the question says it all really. I have a new laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. There appears to be an overheating problem which fortunately does not appear to be affecting performance. ...
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Much lower temps on Ubuntu [closed]

I've noticed that CPU temps and GPU on my laptop are much lower on Ubuntu than Windows 7. On Windows temperature is like 50 celsius to 58 and on Ubuntu 40 to 50 max. Cooling is also much cooler on ...
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Overheating Lenovo Laptop

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430. I experienced maybe three abrupt poweroffs with this laptop and the reason is very likely overheating. I eventually installed psensor to monitor my problem, and I'm ...
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Random reboots/shutdowns after RAM upgrade

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on an old Dell Dimension 8200. After installing two 512 MB RAM chips (essentially increasing the RAM form .25 GB to 1.25), the system randomly shuts down or reboots. Is ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 High CPU Temperature but Fans Remain Silent

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-32-generic) on my new ASUS n550JK laptop. It has Intel i7 4700HQ CPU and Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M graphics card (I have installed 340.24 driver from xorg-edgers). The ...
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Laptop fan speed too low when not docked

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and things are great except that it gets quite hot sometimes. I'm using sensors (lm-sensors) to report temperature and fan speed. I run a Thinkpad T430s with Ivy ...
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Checking Nvidia (610) GPU temp

I have had a terrible time with my new computer, constant crashes in really any flavor of ubuntu or mint. I am now on Mint 13, which is better, but just had 2 crashes in 12 hours, one while the ...
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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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Is my CPU-Temperature OK?

I just brought my Laptop to a Service-Center to get it cleaned. Now under normal use (using apt-get, watching videos, web-browsing...) my cpu-temp is between 55-70°C. If I put it under Stress with ...
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Flux for ubuntu 14.04 - possible?

Is it possible to make Flux work in ubuntu 14.04? If so, maybe you can share your knowledge or point me to a guide? (Flux is software which adjusts temperature of your display according to time of the ...
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How can I log acpi temperatures?

I'm trying to debug why my computer randomly shuts down sometimes, and to rule out temperature issues (since I don't think that's the case) I would like to log the output of acpi -t somewhere so when ...
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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 14....
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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) ...