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In Psensor, by default, the high threshold of the alarm is set to 60C (and not 30C as you reported) for all sensors. Obviously, 60C is not too much hot for most hardware components. You can set the threshold according to the specifications of your component to better match your needs. By default, low threshold for fan is 0, if you have enabled warnings for ...
You can try installing thermald with sudo apt-get install thermald which is ubuntu made and a feature for 14.04. I noticed some better control of the cpu fan on my asus laptop. Seems to work but it's a daemon (runs in background) so I have no way of knowing for sure.
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