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Questions tagged [fan]

Fans are hardware devices used for cooling other devices which generate lots of heat.

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One fan turning while both are good

I am on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, both fans of my Samsung series 9 laptop are OK evident from the fact that they turn on during boot. After the boot one of the fans does not rotate however the load is. The ...
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Fan problem on ThinkPad T440s. Works ACPI?

I have still problem with fan on my ThinkPad T440s. I spent lot of time with googling and trying diferent configurations but my problem is still persit... My thinkfan service probably service works: ...
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My Ubuntu laptop fan spins at random moments

My laptop originally came with windows 8.1 but after a year I started dual booting Ubuntu Mate. Everything was fine back then. One day I started playing heavy end games on my laptop that started the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo T560 - fan spins like crazy after wake-up from sleep mode

If we use the machine with shutdown + cold start: no issues. But, if we use the sleep function (closing the lid, sleep) and opening the lid later, it will (but randomly, ex.: 2 days later or in just ...
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How to install fan drivers for ASUS FX504 laptop on ubuntu 18.04?

I have ASUS FX504GD having ubuntu 18.04.1 and kernel 4.20 . For some reason I am not able to find fan drivers for ubuntu. This laptop has a dual fan. I tried installing asus_fan from https://wiki....
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Ubuntu 16.04 - headless node multiple GPU speed fan [duplicate]

Im running headless node with 4xNvidia 1080ti, driver version 410. Somehow fans doesnt run faster than 55% and temp goes over 80C. How can i set fan speed to manual on 90% for all GPUs? Thank you ...
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HP Pavilion g6 Notebook fan spins stops repeatedly

My laptop fan is working annoyingly. It spins for 5 seconds and then stops for 2 seconds and then spins and then stops repeatedly. It always annoys me. I use sensors package to check when this ...
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Laptop runs too hot, the fan runs silent

I'm currently using Ubuntu 18.10 on a machine with Nvidia OPTIMUS (GeForce 650M on Samsung NP550P5C-S01IN). Currently for Nvidia, I'm using nvidia-driver-390, though current selected GPU is Intel. My ...
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Fan Control Usage Ubuntu 18.04 where fans controlled by the BIOS

Cannot control fans on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS installed on Dream Machines Notebook with Clevo mainboard and Discrete NVidia GPU. Fans are always working even when usage CPU 1-2% (sensors) and GPU 1% (...
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Lenovo Legion Y530 Laptop Fans Not Turning On (i7-8750H processor running Ubuntu 16.04)

I have a new Lenovo Legion Y530 laptop with an i7-8750H processor. I have two solid state drives installed, one for Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and another for Windows 10. While in Windows 10 the laptop fans ...
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How do I get rid of auto GPU fan cut off

I switched from windows 7 to Ubuntu and my GPU gets 50°c idle on Linux and that's not good. On windows I got 30°c to 25°c because I installed the msi driver and made it were the fan would not turn off ...
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Can I ignore the Virtual Temps in Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm using the Thinkfan program on ubuntu and I can get everything working fine so long as I ignore my Virtual Temperatures. Is this safe?
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What is the difference between coretemp-isa-0000 and “Virtual” temperatures?

I notice when I run thinkfan on my laptop, it has no problem running with just the coretemp sensors, but wont run with the virtual sensors. Do I need to include the virtual sensors in my thinkfan....
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Is there a good way to monitor temperature/fan levels for 16.04? [duplicate]

I've been struggling with this for a while and I cant seem to find a solution that works properly.
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ThinkFan temperature sensors

The temperature sensor iwlwifi-virtual-0 is always really high. Especially if I plug my laptop into an outlet to charge, I will notice the temp readout of "sensors" jump from 30-40+. What's the ...
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Thinkfan refuses to run

Thinkfan won't run on startup, but I can make it run with the command systemctl start thinkfan.service. Running a status check on it to see if it's running after rebooting gives me this error: root@...
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Issues with HWMON changing names on reboot

I am using Thinkfan on my laptop to manage what temperature level I want the fans to turn on for. For some reason recently Thinkfan has not been running on startup and its because the the names for ...
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fancontrol: return to original state, not full speed when exiting?

I have followed the instructions on this page to control graphics card fan speed using fancontrol. It worked, but the problem is, when exiting the programme, it does not restore the original fan ...
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Linux, Fans and PWM

I'm trying to control my fans under Linux. I have 5 chassis fans + CPU fan. Tried many solutions nothing work. My MOBO is an Asus Z170 Deluxe, all my fans are 3 pins so no pwm. Tried to run this ...
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Fan startup Ubuntu [duplicate]

After last Ubuntu upgrade to 18.04 my fans are not working from the laptop startup. So they are getting on when my laptop is on 50 celsius. It's not critical but I want them to work from startup. ...
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How to convert “sensor” names to a /sys path?

Programs such as sensor list sensors by name, such as package ID 0 and core 0. However, /etc/fancontrol uses things like /sys/device/.... How do I figure out the path from the name?
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PC cooling fan fire-up on shutdown

This is my first post on here wouhou ! So let me introduce myself: I'm not a total ubuntu newbie but I'm still relatively new to this, so sorry if I'm not that good at describing the problem I'm ...
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Dell XPS 15 9570 - How to control the fans?

I'm running dualboot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 (using the respin from this link). Everything works properly, however the fans are continuously going on and off. The CPU temp is between 39 - 42 ...
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Notebook Clevo P955ER (Brazilian Avell A72) high fan speed on Ubuntu 18.04

My laptop is with a higher than usual fan speed in Ubuntu only. In a Windows 10 session the sound of the fan coolers seems lower I installed a custom app https://github.com/SkyLandTW/clevo-indicator ...
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One core goes to 100% usage and activate fan on Ubuntu 18.10,

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu 18.10 with this Notebook, and despite is not a serious problem I noticed that often the fan turn on for ~3 sec. then turn off for ~5 sec. and then turn on ...
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Fan won't stop spinning

I have a clevo n141wu intel i5-8250U Ubuntu 18.04. I've tried lm-sensors and when sudo pwmconfig is executed it won't find my fan. /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Nouveau drivers w/NVIDIA card = fast fan speed?

I think this is a bug. Look how has the fan on the card is turning (and it keeps getting faster,) yet the temperature is very low. Is there a way I can control the fan speed? I am going to try and ...
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What is the normal fan speed?

I am using Dell 5471 that is my sensors data, is that a normal (maybe i am obsessive about fan noise) What is your opinion this ? acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +25.0°C (...
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Dell 5471 Ubuntu 16.04 Fan Noise and overheating

My computer has been taken 2 months. In the First months computer if hard work or weather is too hot then computer was starting fan and was fnishing. Now, when i open the computer fan starting (for ...
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Computer shuts off randomly while installing ubuntu

I am trying to dualboot Ubuntu along side windows 10 on my computer. While running the installer my computer will randomly turn off. There is no error message or crash screen, it simply turns off. ...
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Any browser that doesn't cause noisy fan noise when playing youtube videos? [closed]

I am using Firefox in Linux. Whenever I play YouTube videos on my 4K LCD laptop screen or on an external 4K TV, I hear noisy fan noise. Switching between Intel HD iGPU and Nvidia 1050 Ti GPU is the ...
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Cooling fan on laptop is working on high speed when CPU load is low [closed]

Usually when I'm using my laptop for simple tasks the cooling fan is in its standby mode: I can hear it working just slightly. It would activate when I use more programs which are heavy on CPU power, ...
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direct LAN keeps PC Fans on after power off

So I set up my banan PI with a ubuntu running on it with a direct lan connection to my PC with windows. When I shut down my PC fans will keep running and there is a buzzing sound coming from it. This ...
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Fan issues with Asus GL753VD with Ubuntu 18.04

I have a laptop Asus ROG GL753VD that I have partitioned, it has Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Everything works fine, keyboard, screen, wifi etc. but there is an odd behavior with the fan, sometimes ...
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How do I turn the fan on?

I have a fairly oldish system76 laptop and the fan does not turn on automatically any longer, so the CPU overheats and the laptop powers off all the time. I opened it and cleaned it from dust. I also ...
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My laptop is getting very hot

I am using ubuntu 16.04, my laptop gets heated and the fans does not stop and the battery drains fast, i'm working on a brand new Lenovo ideapad 320-15ikb I7 8550u mx150. Solutions ?
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Controlling fans via a graphical user interface

I have been asking myself if there is any gui application to control the fans, as pwmconfig might be a bit too much for a noob like me. There are plenty of those applications for windows, but I couldn'...
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How to check fans and voltage on Dell XPS 13?

I own a Dell XPS 13 9360 in which I run Ubuntu 18.04. I haven't found a way to check the fan's speed and the laptop's voltage. I installed psensors and lm-sensors, but nothing is shown for both. I ...
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How to control case fan with no pwm?

is there a simple way to control only the case fan? I own a asus p8h61-m lx2 mobo, but in the bios I cannot configure the case fan below 60%. On the other hand on windows I have installed ai suite 2, ...
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Bad temperature management on X1 Yoga

On my new ThinkPad X1 Yoga running Ubuntu 18.04 with thermald and TLP I noticed very annoying behaviour by the temperature management software: The computer runs hot due to intensive load. The CPUs ...
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How to make fans run faster?

I wonder if there is some way to make the fans of my laptop run faster (but not max speed) to get better cooling of my system, because now I have about 48°C in Firefox alone (only one tab opened). My ...
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Asus TUF Gaming FX504 anti dust cooling is not working

I am using Asus TUF Gaming FX504 with dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 This laptop has a anti-dust cooling fan that can be controlled through Fn + F5 key combination. The problem is, the fan ...
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Laptop heating-up problem and fan controls

I just have installed Ubuntu alongside my Windows 10. The problem is that my laptop(HP pavillion 15) heats up too much. When I'm running on Windows, the temperatures for CPU and GPU are around 40 ...
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How to make the fan work on my Toshiba Satellite with Ubuntu 18.04?

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and have been noticing that the fan on my Toshiba Satellite A665-5177X never spins. This results in CPU temp reaching 80-95°C and CPU clock being throttled. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 laptop fan working non stop draining battery [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo-ideapad-500S-14ISK laptop(intel skylake i5-6200u CPU). recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 from then i'm noticing the laptop fan is always on even-though there is no load. on the last OS ...
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Fan is always on on my asus rog

I have an Asus Rog-GL553Vd laptop with Ubuntu 18.04. However, the fan is always on. It's really loud and it's annoying. My CPU usage is around 2-5%. Please someone do me a favor to solve this ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 AMD kernel driver vs AMDGPU-PRO driver?

As of 18.04.1 Whats the difference between the driver which comes by default with the v15 kernel in Ubuntu 18.04 and amdgpu-pro 18.20? Is there any real fps difference between the two in gaming? Which ...
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Abnormal cooling fan speed

My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 3521, dual booted Windows 7 with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Two days ago I installed Ubuntu, when I start Ubuntu the fan speed is at 0 RPM. It eventually increases when the ...
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Interpreting and acting upon `sensors` outuput

My Thinkpad W-510 has been crashing a lot because of overheating. Right now I have a fan literally laying on the keyboard (it's docked). This isn't unique to Ubuntu I think. I think it was ...
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continuous running of fans (overheating) on Dell XPS 15 9560

Laptop in title has Ubuntu 18.04 installed and after installing the latest update yesterday (9.7.2018) fan(s) were running continuously. I have proprietary NVIDIA drivers installed and until yesterday ...