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As the output to sudo pwmconfigis: /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed This means you have no pwm-capabale sensor modules installed, therefore cannot read nor control fan speed... TPFanControl only works for ThinkPads and is closed source... Sorry.


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I wouldn't want to mess with power settings inside the computer just to make the fan run at 100% all the time. (you did specify 'without fan control') If your BIOS doesn't support running fans at 100% all the time (it does on some HP servers) I would definitely go for an external fan!


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Indeed, Thermald is the software you need and detailed instructions are available at the official Ubuntu site. It's as easy as sudo apt-get install thermald on most machines. How I use thermald is in sem-automatic mode: I have 2 /etc/thermald/thermald.conf files and when I need to extend my battery -life, I copy thermald.conf.quiet over the existing file ...


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For my "HP 2510p" is high fan speed everytime so I run it on start too: cd /etc/init.d ln -s {source_path}/99fancontrol.sh update-rc.d 99fancontrol.sh defaults Also device is set to multiple inputs "cooling_device0 ~ 6" - 6 is 30%, all to zero means 0% speed - and at the same time temperature controller works too so when temperature is high set on of ...


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After some further research this is how I managed to make it work as I wanted. Custom temperature thresholds - fan speed configuration I have installed thinkfan from apt (to be honest I cannot remember if it was already installed or not :-S) To be sure check if you have a process named thinkfan CLI: ps -ef | grep thinkfan and if it is not there ...



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