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Try choosing the advance options in Grub, and choose recovery options next. It will take you a screen with various options. I can usually just choose continue booting from that screen, and get into my system. It's not a fix, but a workaround, hopefully someone can give you a better answer. For your second problem, I've notice Ubuntu always run fans at full ...


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I thought 14.04 could still use proprietary drivers. Have you tried installing lmsensors and fancontrol? Here's an answer about this situation, so I won't duplicate it. GPU Temp & Fans


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This is a problem related to drivers. I can tell you because I have an ATI HD5750 and I always had issues regarding fan noise using Open Source AMD Drivers. Easiest solution was just to use the ATI Catalyst drivers but that is not an option now. Since Ubuntu 16.04 AMD is dropping support of proprietary drivers for future releases. Good news is that they are ...


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I had an Aspire 5720Z, and suffered the exact same issue. I was actually dual-booting with Vista at the time, so applying the BIOS update was not an issue for me. For you though, you should try running the update EXE inside of Windows PE. Might not get you anywhere, but it's worth a shot. Disclaimer: It is possible (not likely) that doing this ^^^ could ...


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I managed to have some control of the fan in Windows with the "Fan Control Tools" from Pherein, using the included GS660 profile for my MSI GS60 6QC laptop. So I made a small python script that is the Linux equivalent of Pherein's "Fan Profile Applier.exe": #!/usr/bin/env python import os import sys EC_IO_FILE="/sys/kernel/debug/ec/ec0/io" if not os.path....


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I just went through this exercise with thermald. First, I should point out that thermald was broken, even in fresh versions of 16.04, as it would not read its configuration file. This has now been fixed, so make sure that you have all of your updates installed. Also, the page you reference is pretty good, and also contains an example thermal-conf.xml ...



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