For questions regarding the use of Ubuntu software to control or monitor hardware temperature, such as by controlling fan speed or showing readouts.

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How do I get the CPU temperature?

How do I get the CPU temperature.
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How to see the Video Card Temperature (Nvidia, ATI, Intel…)

Is there a command (Via terminal) to see the temperature of any video card. Already Tried sensors with the sensors-detect applied. Does not detect for example, Nvidia and ATI video card temperatures. ...
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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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Why are embedded flash videos (like youtube) so heavy on the GPU?

I have noticed (in psensor, and listening to the fan) that my GPU is terribly hot when playing youtube videos. What happens at that point? Is this related to Flash in Ubuntu? Youtube in Firefox and ...
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HP Pavilion G6 1209 temperature higher than usual and fan working in 11.10

Installing Ubuntu on this new machine i had various problems, so I asked around ask ubuntu for a solution. This is the latest one! :D When I start the pc it shows the temperature around 50-55. When I ...
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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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How to keep the laptop's temperature low without hardware cleaning?

Last few days I found out that when I open Google Chrome and the laptop's fans start working really hard and I can not touch the mousepad because of heating. I use Ubuntu 11.10 on my Toshiba A350-22z ...
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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 ...
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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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Why is the NVIDIA GPU so hot?

I have just installed 11.10 and installed the recommended driver for NVIDIA (230M). The current driver installed is 280.13. The temperature of the card is 85°C. I have tried using LXDE and Unity 2D, ...
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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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sensors reporting weird temperatures

lm-sensors is reporting weird temps for me: $ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +38.0°C (high = +72.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) coretemp-isa-0001 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 1: ...
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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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Radeon HD 6950 temperature is way too hot

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with the default video driver because with the proprietary one the animations/window moving/video play is laggy and slow. With the default driver everything is fine except that ...
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Limit CPU usage in terms of temperature

I run distributed computing projects, which typically want to use 100% of the CPU. How do I limit the CPU usage in terms of temperature instead of percent usage? Also, what is the maximum safe ...
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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 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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High temperature on my laptop with Radeon Mobility HD4670

As almost everyone here, I guess, in these days I downloaded Quantal Quetzal to give it a try. However I noticed that my laptop runs fairly hot with cooling fans almost always on, even sitting in the ...
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What the different hardware temperatures listed in psensor, sensor viewer etc reffer to?

I have installed psensor and see a list of temperatures, but listed as ”Temperature 1”, 2, 3 etc . I can only guess where the processor is: but who's who for sure? The same question stands for ...
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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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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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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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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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Why is the hard disk drive too hot?

The Hard disk drive got too hot after a while of running Ubuntu. I've checked the system monitor and there weren't any thing strange. I have Packard Bell EasyNote TJ75 with ATI card 512MB core i5.
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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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Is there an easy way to find out 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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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 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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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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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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How to lower the temperature of my HDD?

My HDD is reaching a very high temperature, aprox. 50°, while using Ubuntu. On Windows it only gets as high as 40° and it causes the touchpad to get hot. What can I do to determine what is causing ...
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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: ...