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I have dual booted Windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.04. When I use Windows the temperature remains normal but when i use Ubuntu my laptop gets heated up and the temperature goes to 70-90 degrees C just after 5 minutes and remains above 70 degrees after that. I have tried lots of things but nothing worked. I installed Jupiter, tried disabling the graphis but don't know why it's not getting disabled. Is there any solution?

rittik@dell:~$ sensors
coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Physical id 0: +84.0°C (high = +87.0°C, crit = +105.0°C)
Core 0: +80.0°C (high = +87.0°C, crit = +105.0°C)
Core 1: +84.0°C (high = +87.0°C, crit = +105.0°C)

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Is it just overheating, or are you experiencing power consumption problems as well? You could try and limit the CPU frequency at which your box operates by using a nifty little program called "cpu-freq", works great on my Dell running Ubuntu 14.10.

Link to info (basically doubled my battery life) http://www.noobslab.com/2013/07/how-to-improve-laptop-power-management.html

  • battery works for 2 to 2 and half hrs so it drains in less time than usual and can you please elaborate on what you are telling about nifty? – rittik Jan 24 '15 at 8:09
  • noobslab.com/2013/07/… (site helped me out a lot when I was first setting up my box) – Tylobyte Jan 24 '15 at 8:11
  • If this did help, let me know, I love helping out other members of this community, plus I need a decent rep score to tackle some of the bigger questions posted here. :D enjoy! – Tylobyte Jan 24 '15 at 8:43
  • Its not working. – rittik Jan 24 '15 at 10:44
  • hmmm. you installed the software via the scripts? – Tylobyte Jan 24 '15 at 21:16

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