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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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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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Dell XPS 13 running hot with ubuntu 18.04

I'm running a Dell XPS 13 under Ubuntu 18.04. Dell Bios Version is 1.4.0. Without running anything core intensive --- i.e., I'm just doing word processing and looking at the web (not running videos ...
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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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Fan Control AMD HD6870 and Ubuntu 18.04

I have problem with fan control on GPU Radeon HD 6870 and Ubuntu 18.04. The problem is the same as here Fan Control AMD HD4890 and Ubunto 18.04 - Proprietary drivers not supported. So I tried: ...
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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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Fans rev loud on 20 second cycle

My fans over the last week started behaving strangely. They have always been running at low speeds and very quiet until recently. last week they started revving suddenly up getting very loud staying ...
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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 ...
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fans detect by lm-sensors ( acer laptop)

My problem is same as this link but about another acer laptop (aspire vn7 591G ) . after google it cant to find useful solution . I decided try alternative way via windows , so in windows ( my ...
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AMD Radeon wrong fan speed

I have a Dell XPS 8700 PC with AMD Radeon 270. The system is currently Ubuntu 18.04 although the same happened on 14.04, using Ubuntu's open source drivers. The overall problem with the GPU card was ...
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Loud Fan all the time

I am new to Ubuntu, before I used Win10 which kept crashing so I decided to change. For some reason the fans are super loud (please take into account it's winter here I live and it's actually quite ...
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ASUS Fan Control

First, I am well aware of the numerous other posts, all of which I have read through many times, trying each of their solutions and variants of it, so please do not flag as duplicate or post links to ...
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Ubuntu slows down after running heavy computation

My PC's CPUs stop performing well after heavy computation (using python) for a few hours. Everything operates slowly. The fan stops and CPU temperatures are around 45 degrees C, but the CPU ...
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Acer Aspire V3-571g fan does not start once stopped

my laptops fans behave very strange on Ubuntu. My laptop is a Acer aspire V3-571g. I will try to explain what happens. When i first boot my laptop every thing works fine. Then after a while it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS cpu high usages?

I recently upgrade my Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04 LTS. For some reason it started using a lot of my CPU, also the fan became extremely loud too. I try to located it by typing top in the terminal then ...
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fast CPU fan making annoying noise even at idle

I just installed 18.04 LTS on Dell T3610 (dual boot with windows 7). However, the CPU fan runs much faster on Ubuntu compared to Windows. The fan is very quiet on Windows side, but fan noise on Ubuntu ...
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Macbook Pro, Xubuntu - Fans running very loud and fast at all times

I've tried pretty much every solution that I can find on the internet for this problem, and nothing's worked, so I'm reaching out for help! I'm running Xubuntu on a Macbook Pro 9.2 and the fans are ...
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Mac Pro 6,1 is overheating under Ubuntu 16.04

This MacPro computer is used as a server and never shutdown. Sometimes, after some hard cpu intensive usage, or the sun goes on the computer, the MacPro is crashing. Thus I moved it far from the sun....
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Cannot get fan speed

I have HP Spectre 13 x360 Laptop I cannot see or control my fan speed (lm-sensors is installed) As I can in Windows using a program called SpeedFan. Here is the it's execution log: Win9x:NO ...
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Fan not working

The fan seems to not working in my ubuntu laptop. The hardinfo show no therm sensor. I also try use sudo pwmconfig: This program will search your sensors for pulse width modulation (pwm) controls,...
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PWM values randomly interpreted invertedly

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Linux 4.15.0 Mainboard: Gigabyte z97x Gaming 7 (kernel module: it87) I am using the endpoints at /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon2 to set my case fans PWM values. Sample script to set my ...
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lm-sensor, xsensor and psensor all not showing fan speed

I have installed lm-sensor , xsensor and psensor. All of them only show cores speed, no one is showing speed of my laptop single fan. I tried installing it87 , adding quiet splash acpi_osi= pci=...
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XPS 9370 thermal throttling ubuntu 18.04

I got a Dell XPS 9370 since a few days and decided to use it with Ubuntu now. I am on 18.04, freshly installed since some minutes. I am bootstrapping k8s clusters in VirtualBox on it, so thermals bump ...
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High temperatures and CPU almost always 100%

For about two weeks I have noticed that the temperatures of my cores have increased and are now stable at 70-86 degrees, which is not normal. The fan is always on 3200/3600 rpm and the processor and ...
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Lenovo Yoga 11e fan is permanently on

I am running Ubuntu 17.10 on a Lenovo yoga 11e. My problem is that the fan doesn't respond to changes in temperature. When I run sensors, I see thinkpad-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter fan1: ...
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Fan not detected under Ubuntu 18 - Asus UX430

I recently got a brand new Asus UX430UAR laptop with Intel i5-8250U, and I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on it. Sadly, I cannot get the fan sensors detection to operate and I do believe that it doesn't ...
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Cooling fan problem on Acer Nitro 5

I am using an Acer Nitro 5 with dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. The cooling fan works great while on Windows but the laptop overheats when working on Ubuntu, with no sound of the fan working. I ...
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Is this temperature normal with this hardware? [duplicate]

Is the data received from XSensor normal? I'm using an NVIdia Here are the details of my laptop:
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Cannot control fan-speed on Acer predator Helios 300

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04(but there was same problem on 16.04). I cannot control the fan speed. Ubuntu runs with same fan speed as that when logged out of windows(dual-boot). I have tried sensors-detect ...
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Troubleshooting fan issue

I'm troubleshooting high-rpm fans on my Alienware Aurora R3. I need help understanding the fan2 ALARM and temp3 FAULT in the lm-sensors output below. The xsensors temp3 reading is at 262.4. ...
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ubuntu 18.04 high cpu/fan crazy - basic usage

I've done a fresh install of ubuntu 18.04. My system is the following: lucas@test:~$ inxi -F System: Host: test Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Gnome 3.28.1 Distro: Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Fan Control AMD HD4890 and Ubuntu 18.04

The GPU fan for my computer is always running fast. I've tried several things such as using scripts like fancontrol, but it didn't work to fix the issue. I saw that AMD does not provide the ...
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iMac 27 i5 2010 HDD fan control

Since I've changed the original HDD to SSD the fan is going like crazy always at max or close to it. Under /sys/devices/platform/applesmc786/ if I edit fan2_output to 0 the fan stops for a second ...
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CPU 100% Ubuntu 18.04

The fan of my laptop was at full speed and I saw on the terminal with TOP comand that a process "thermald" was using 100% of one of my 2 CPU. I had to reboot the laptop to get rid of that process. ...
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Firefox draining my PC all of a sudden

I have heat and loud fan problems since installing Ubuntu (16.04) but I used to manage those somehow, I have a CPU indicator near the WiFi signal, and it pretty much tells when the CPU is experiencing ...
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Fan Not working on Lenovo Thinkcentre M58, CPU Getting Hot

So digging around in the BIOS I did not find any settings for my fan on this little Q6600 bx I am using to do secure browsing/AV scanings and such for fam. Recently I noticed it starting to slow down ...
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Fan working non-stop on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm running a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installation. I have an issue with my fan, which is working non-stop. The CPU seems OK. My previous version of Ubuntu (16.04) did not have such a problem. How do I ...
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Diagnosing an erratic fan issue

I am running Ubuntu 17 on a Dell XPS 9560, purchased brand-new last September. Last week I suddenly began having issues with the laptop fan: it randomly spins up at least every 15 minutes or so to ...
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CPU temp monitoring tools freezes the laptop

I have a problem running any form of CPU temp monitoring app on my Ubuntu(and same on Mint) on my old Dell Studio 1737(A09). Whether I install psensor, sensors, lm-senors or i8kutils (this last one ...