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You can throttle down your max CPU speed to keep things a little cooler. Download cpufreq in terminal with sudo apt-get install cpufrequtils If you don't have a /bin folder in your home folder, create one in terminal with mkdir ~/bin. Once installed, create a new script in your home/bin folder in terminal gedit ~/bin/cpuss Paste this in the file: #!/...


I noticed some heat issues with Ubuntu as well, that is to say I really noticed the heat after picking up a very hot idle laptop. Ultimately for me the solution was as simple as a can of well applied air duster to make sure the cooling system could function more efficiently.


This is definitely a graphics card issue. "Nouveau" is the open-source nvidia driver. Check your GPU fan and cooling. Remove dust.


This thread may be helpful to you: How to use lm-sensors? Reading up on some of these sensor apps, some can help you control the fan.


Seems like heat sink on top of CPU is either not functioning well or thermal paste on top of CPU and under the heat sink fan needs refill. Hope it solves it.


So it turns out the discrepancy in temperature comes from the fact that the nvidia drivers in windows automatically switch between intel integrated graphics and the nvidia graphics card based on what the computer is running. Unfortunately, there does not seem to be any way to do this in linux (bumblebee is a rough solution). However, the graphics device can ...

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