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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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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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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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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. ...
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How to get Ubuntu to stop heating up so much

I already have another post on how to control the fans, but I was wondering if I am doing anything to cause this. Ubuntu is running great at the beginning but after about twenty minutes of running ...
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13.04 i5 Temperature

I'd have a fresh install of Ubuntu with tlp configured and using acpi_call to keep 7670M turned off. I was a short time arch user and with openbox and firefox it was about 60 to 70 degrees; wanted to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 with old (radeon HD 4850) graphic card

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I think I may have issues with the graphic card. Its fan is just running very fast (and noisy). I tried to check the temperature using sensors and got the ...
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High CPU temperature when using GNOME

I have ASUS Extensa 4220 laptop.If I install Kubuntu (any KDE-based), then the CPU temperature looks normal for a long time (now it is 74 degree Celsius). But when I install GNOME-based distros, then ...
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Normal Temperature of Dell Inspiron N4050

My laptop is Dell Inspiron N4050. Now I am using Jupiter. While using Ubuntu it shows the CPU temperature is between 45°C - 65°C. Is it okay for my laptop? Mine CPU temperature is between 48°C-55°C ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - High temperature [duplicate]

I've always used Ubuntu. I installed the version (13.04) and I have a problem: the CPU's temperature is high also in normal condition. This is the response of lm-sensors: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: ...
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AMD proprietary driver doesn't let me see the temperature

I had a problem with higher GPU temperature in Ubuntu than in Windows, so i tried installing the proprietary driver for AMD mobility radeon HD 5650. Now I can't see the temperature. Does this mean ...
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Problems with temperature after 13.04 update! [duplicate]

Until the 13.04 update I was using the 12.10 version of Ubuntu, (I have a HP pavilion notebook, 6 GB RAM, i5, ati radeon hd series, ubuntu 64 bit), and I was having no problems with temperature ...
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Fan speed in ubuntu: pwmconfig no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

I followed this guide about how to control fan speed in Ubuntu, but it doesn't work with my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15r). I installed lm-sensors and fancontrol packages. Then I configured lm-sensors by ...
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fglrx vs open drivers - informations and temperature control

I have ubuntu 12.04.2 and kde. I have fglrx 13.1 latest drivers. Sometimes I have freezes at starup, it's very annoying, and I discovered it's bug : http://ati.cchtml.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691 So maybe ...
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Sensors(1) prints only GPU temperature

That's output of sensors $ sensors nouveau-pci-0100 Adapter: PCI adapter temp1: +59.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +110.0°C) I'm worried if this is really GPU temperature? How to obtain CPU ...
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How to reduce high GPU temperature in ubuntu 12.04/12.10/13.04

I've been having this problem since maybe 4, 5 months ago. I've search in the forums and tried every given solution. Please help. I have an ASUS G73JH with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD5870 Graphic Card. ...
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Fan speed & temp

When using Windows the fan speed and temp works fine, the fan run fast, and temp get higher only when playing a very high graphics games. Now on ubuntu , i can hear the fan noise, and i can feel my ...
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High temperatures in ubuntu 12.10 (64)

To the experienced, I think reach dangerous temperatures in Laptop with Ubuntu. The version is 12.10 and the extras just installed lm-sensors and java. root @ ubuntu :/ home / ricardo # sensors ...
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Difference between core temp and cpu temp

I installed a sensor reporting utility on my Ubuntu machine (a desktop machine) and it reports drastically different temperatures for the ACPI CPU reading and the ISA Core 0/Core 1 reading. The ACPI ...
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Increased CPU temp compared to Windows 7

I have a Lenovo Z570 Thinkpad with windows 7. One of my friends suggested that a 4GB RAM is much more effective when working on Linux than on Windows, so I searched a lot and installed Ubuntu ...
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USB fan controller

I'd like to control the speed of 3 fans: CPU fan (3-pin fan connector; connected to mainboard) 2x chassis fan (3-pin fan connector; connected to power supply via molex adapter) Unfortunately, it ...
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HP Coolsense for Ubuntu?

I have an HP Pavilion M6-1045dx running Ubuntu 12.10, but after ten minutes it feels hot. Is there any HP cool-sense for Ubuntu?
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What is my CPU Temperature

to get my CPU temperatures i first typed sudo sensors-detect and confirmed everything with yes. Then i typed sudo service module-init-tools restart Now this is the output of sudo sensors, but which ...
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In 12.04 Over heating, can anyone help me?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit OS. When I write on Iibreoffice or open two or three tabs in Mozilla Firefox or open more than one programs or open software download center taking my notebook over ...
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How to lower the HDD temperature

I have 4 hard disk drives that have temperatures which go beyond the recommended 50 degrees (Celsius). (I have several Samsung Spinpoint F3 which are 1Tb each and they do have good temps, between 32 ...
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How to detect processor correct temperature in conky

I am using conky&conkyforecast to have a nice widget containing some system information and weather data. But I can see that the temperature that conky shows is different than the one I get ...
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Dell Studio 15, Turnoff after suspend due to overheat, and does not turnon the fan as well [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu and linux as well, the thing is... I got strange problem with my laptop, I am not sure is the problem with my hardware or the os I got: Dell Studio 15 (ATI Graphics Card) with ...
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Acer Aspire One 725 Temperature

I just got my AO725 and I have sucessfully installed Xubuntu 12.10. It's all okay except the temperature which is pretty high if I look to some reviews on the web - it's about 70 to 85° C. I don't ...
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Dell Inspiron 15R [Special Edition] fan speed problem

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R SE (click here for details). I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 via Wubi on it. The OS works perfectly fine, but there are some issues: The fan speed is so high that it is ...
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Correct sensor location to use for Temperature Monitor in lxpanel?

The Temperature Monitor in lxpanel (I'm using Lubuntu 12.10) is automatically detecting one of my sensors but I would like to give it an alternate one. Here is the output of sensors: Adapter: ...
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lm-sensor and cpu temperatures

I am on ubuntu Precise Pangolin. The processor is Intel i3. a desktop. I installed lm-sensors and below is the report sensors gave coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +30.0°C ...
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CPU Temperature above normal (92 C)

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and after running it on my laptop for few hours I decided to check the CPU temperature with acpi -t and it said 92 degrees Celsius When I ran windows 7, it always ...
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CPU Fan not working on acer 4755G i3 ubuntu 12.10

Hope you can help me, I'm new to ubuntu and install this 12.10 version on my acer laptop. The problem is I always got high temperature and maybe because my CPU fan is not working. Tried to install ...
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Power USB at certain CPU temperature

I have an unusual server set-up. Basically, I have a combination of salvaged parts from 3 Powerbook G4s running a non-graphical distribution of lubuntu. Problem is, I'm better with hardware than the ...
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Which is a normal temperature for a laptop?

I have a Samsung series 5 my temperature is around 77-80°c when i am playing, and 48-54 on normal use it laptop don't have a month and I am not sure if it is normal. Intel® Core™ i5-3210M CPU @ ...
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Control fan speed

My laptop works fine in Ubuntu but temperatures are higher than the rare cases I use Windows. If there a way to tell Ubuntu to turn the fan on earlier? I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 on a Toshiba R830 ...
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ubuntu 12.10 very high temprature on idle

I upgraded my laptop to ubuntu 12.10 and my laptop temperature went extremely high. It's over 80 degrees Celcius on idle and it can easily go to 87C with just a little browsing. On 90C my laptop shuts ...
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Fan running continously on HP Pavillion G6 notebook with 12.04.1 LTS, help please?

Fan is running continously on my HP Pavillion G6 notebook with 12.04.1 LTS. My system specifications are:- Ram: 6Gb Graphics Card:- 1 GB (AMD Raedon 64XX). HDD: 540 GB. Please find a list of ...
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Toshiba “eco mode” equivalent

I have a Toshiba Satellite R830 dual-boot Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7. On Windows, when I turn "eco mode" on, the fan is much more silent and temperatures are considerably lower. On Ubuntu, eco mode ...
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CPU high temperature 12.10 while high CPU usage

I have a problem with high temperature of processor while running applications that use all 8 cores of processor with load of close to 100% during the all running time. And the running time for those ...
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Temperature in Gnome 3 Panel

I'm looking for a way to show my CPU-temperature in the GNOME 3 Panel in Ubuntu 10.10. I found a Screen on extensions.gnome.org : Is there an applet or sth. like that? Thank you!