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

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Lenovo X1 5th gen - Fan issues

Recently I have experienced fan issues with my Lenovo X1 (5th gen). In particular, when the machine is required to perform some longwinded intensive tasks that require the use of all computational ...
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My Fan speeds go maximum to low to maximum when disconnecting my monitor

As the title says, my temperatures are fine and fans are quiet as long as i have a monitor connected. Once I disconnect it however the fans start a cycle from zero to maximum that lasts a few seconds. ...
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How to disable Ubuntu control of fan speed

I have dual boot with Ubuntu 22.04, kernel version: 5.17.5-051705-generic and Windows 10. When using Windows, the fans work silently, while in the case of Ubuntu, it seems that they are set to the ...
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Fan blowing very fast even under no load

I am running the latest Ubuntu 22.04 LTS desktop stable build on my Asus K55VJ-120XD laptop.Even if the the cpu usage is under 5 % the fans are running up at high speed.Average Ram usage is around 2.2 ...
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Loud fan [PC] fan on ubuntu server

It's probably hardware thing, but i would like to know if I can do something about it. So, i have a pc that i run as a plex/file server in my room where i sleep and live, so it's quite annoying. I don'...
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Dell Latitude 5404 Rugged - Fans not spinning or able to control with pwmcontrol

I have a new-ish Dell Latitude 5404 Rugged which, up until about a week ago, worked perfectly fine. I opened up the case to check out the RAM situation for upgrading, but did not make any changes to ...
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How to completely revert the changes done by lm-sensors?

I installed lm-sensors couple of week ago, and accepted all the defaults. Soon i started to notice that my laptop (lenovo Ideapad 3 i7-10U) started to heat up more than usual. Also, even if i boot to ...
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nvidia-smi always show non-zero GPU util and fan speed on a ubuntu 18.04 headless server

We have set up a new headless server with ubuntu 18.04 no-GUI version. We installed the latest nvidia driver via apt install nvidia-headless-510-server. After that we also installed nvidia-utils-510 ...
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What is /sys/bus/pci/devices/0000\:01\:00.0/?

Recently I had a problem with the fan working all the time. Someone suggested to use powertop --auto-tune or to write auto into /sys/bus/pci/devices/0000\:01\:00.0/power/control My question is: What ...
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How to reduce GPU fan noise in 3D games?

My computer has a strong GPU, which generally is a good thing. But it also means it comes with two big fans that, while the GPU works hard, can get somewhat noisy. While playing not-too-fancy 3D games ...
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chrome/opera linkedin triggers high cpu level

I have been using Linkedin from both Opera and Chrome (also Chromium) on Ubuntu both 18.04 and 20.04). I usually keep many tabs open and checking with the Task Manager when I open Linkedin the CPU ...
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What is the fan and temperature manager service in Ubuntu 20.04?

o, I have Dell Latitude 5421 (i7 64gb RAM) and I have installed Xubunutu 20.04 I also installed some software I needed and drivers (NVIDIA Driver) and more (LibreOffice and other) and upgraded the ...
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Is there any software to adjust the GPU fan?

I have installed nvidia proprietary drivers for Phoneix GTX geforce 3050 since few hours. The problem is that unlike my previous rx amd 570, the fan keeps running fast even when the temperature is at ...
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ThinkPad X1 Yoga G6: increased CPU usage and heating during suspend, how to find out from logs

In the last several weeks, all of a sudden, my ThinkPad X1 Yoga G6 started to overheat after suspend, in the bag. The fan is on full speed, and the laptop is extremely hot. On opening the screen, it ...
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ASUS FX503V fan is out of control and overheating

I am new to the Ubuntu family. I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I want to use this OS. When I open several programs (Pycharm, Google Chrome, etc) my computer's fan is out of control and the computer is ...
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How to diminish CPU usage and avoid increasing fan speed?

I have a LeNovo ideapad 330S. Every time some program demands a bit more CPU usage, the fan goes wild. In windows, I would go to the power saving options, and then I would decrease the percentage of ...
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Why does runtime power management switch from "good" to "bad" when switching to mains power?

As background, I'm trying to understand why my laptop always has its fan running when on AC power. I installed and ran the powertop tool. I noticed that various "tuneable" items shown by ...
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Unable to see fan speed on Ubuntu 20.04 with MSI board

Just a preface, I know there are numerous questions about this, but I do believe that mine is a different case. Every now and then, after restarting my computer (often after updating Nvidia drivers), ...
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I can't lower the fan speed on my Nvidia X Server Settings

I'm a bit of a Ubuntu newbie, but I feel like I'm getting the hang of things. I can't however seem to lower the speed of my GPU fan. The computer has no problem at all running at lower temp, and it ...
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Need to get GUI app to shut off to many processes in 20.04.02 [duplicate]

Noob question... sorry! New question on old problem! Only a year old user and can't locate any apps installed except with hTop, and it's may be great, but way to overwhelming! The reason I wanted a ...
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Configuring fan control on HP to solve fan noise problems?

My laptop (Notebook HP 250 G5) makes a lot of noise from time to time. I've been exploring several questions and answers from this site (and others) but still haven't found how to solve it. The ...
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After each startup after a few minute laptop(ubuntu 20.4) get's so slow

For the last 20days, my laptop has become so slow. I use ubuntu 20.4 lts. My pc has a dual boot with windows 10. I switched to ubuntu but when I start ubuntu fan runs at high speed it does not happen ...
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fan always running in ubuntu 20.04

After the installation of ubuntu 20.04 my cpu fan is running always even in idle(not in full speed but still running).Initially i faced the same issue in linux mint(cinnamon latest version) so i ...
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(updated a lot) Computer stays running after power off

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a new SSD in a Dell Inspiron 15 5565 laptop. There is no dual-boot configuration. When I power off from the menu, the computer and screen appear to turn off. However, ...
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fancontrol for GPU FAN is not working - Failed to start fan speed regulator

fancontrol for GPU FAN GP108 Geforce GT1030 is not working - Failed to start fan speed regulator. Failed to start ● fancontrol.service - fan speed regulator Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/...
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Easy way of limiting my laptop CPU fans?

Is there an easy way to limit my max CPU fan speed, without affecting the fan itself on lower loads? Preferably a tool with a GUI, or a CLI but without digging into multiple config files that could ...
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Setup Kubuntu for passive cooling due to a failing fan

The laptop in question is an HP laptop with AMD Ryzen 5500U. The fan is no longer working and I cannot take it for repairing before a week or two. So I still want the laptop to work without the fan ...
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NBFC - Notebook Fan Control [closed]

I want to make fan run at full speed. NBFS is working in my laptop, and I can change speed. The only thing I need is the settings to make it run always on full speed. HP ProBook 6550b.xml file is ...
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FAN Speed Control - HP EliteBook 8440p

I've HP Laptop EliteBook 8440p and I am new to linux. I want to control my laptop's Fan speed, I was able to do so very easily in windows 7 by using the HWinfo software but in linux it is difficult. I ...
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ubuntu freezes on GPU(Nvideo) use

I have been getting weird issues lately, everything seems fine since I installed Ubuntu, but there couple of issues happening, mainly when my system use GPU, it freezes completely, and there is also a ...
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How do I control a voltage controlled fan?

I'd like to control my fan's speed (to make it more silent under heavy load). I disassembled a Laptop to build a custom PC, fitted a gigantic 9x9cm tower cooler with a Noctua fan on it to absorb the ...
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lm-sensors not working on new Server

I have a new Server here freshly installed with Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS. After booting into the System the Fans get faster and faster until the spin at 100% it seems. I've installed lm-sensors and ran ...
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How to tell which option relates to my temp sensor when using pwmconfig

I'm looking to control my fan speeds in Ubuntu 20.04 based on the liquid temp that is recorded by the temp sensor on my Asus Strix B550-I ITX motherboard. I can make this work with my fan controller ...
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My Dell Fan running high after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Dell XPS 15 9500. I have been happily using 18.04 but keep getting told I need to update to 20.04. I've upgraded, but now the fan seems to be running high pretty much all the time, even when ...
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Fan not work on Dell precision 3510

I have a dell precision 3510 with one fan and My fan speed is 0 rpm all the time. sensors | grep fan fan1: 0 RPM Also when I use i8kmon: temp, left fan state, right fan state, ac state: 40 -...
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Fan speed 0 after upddate from ubuntu 21.04 to 21.10

I update ubuntu from 21.04 to 21.10, and then not working laptop fan (Lenovo P15s gen 2). Laptop is very hot, but fan not started. Any idea, what i must repair, instal or update?
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Laptop fan runs at full speed for a few minutes on startup

My current laptop is an MSI but I've also encountered the same issue on a MacBook Pro & a Samsung laptop. All have dedicated GPU RAM. Running Ubuntu 21.04, Intel i7, 32GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce RTX ...
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Fan On The Left Side of Laptop Only Working Occassionally

The fan on my laptop only works occassionally (I estimate it's about 15% of the time). The fan won't work most of the time then, occasionally (usually at least once a day) when I'm playing quite low ...
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My fan is too loud

first sorry for my bad English. I have old Sony Vaio VGN-FW11M with Intel Pentium T4300 Dual Core 2.10Ghz and Ati Mobility Radeon HD4300 graphic card. My fan is too loud, everything works perfect but ...
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My laptop's fans went crazy after resume from suspend

I've resumed my laptop from suspend mode while ago and its fan has started to work very loud immediately. Never I had seen this laptop making that much noise. Room temperature was around 18 C and ...
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How can I change the fan speed of my Nvidia 1050ti below 35% in Ubuntu 20.04?

The question says it all really, I have Ubuntu 20.04, Nvidia driver version 470.82.00 and an MSI 1050ti Aero on an MSI B450 mobo. All works as expected but on idle the 1050ti card is quite loud ...
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CPU fan stopped working on Ubuntu 21.10

I am running Ubuntu on an HP Pavilion G6 Notebook PC. My CPU fan stopped working when I upgraded to Ubuntu 21.10 impish indri. What could be the problem?
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Dell laptop fan issue

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu and Linux honestly and a problem I have which I looked for an answer in forums for hours and got nothing. I have a Dell laptop inspiron 15 3000 and when I start working, no ...
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Fan speed issues in ASUS ROG-GL553VE

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 on my ASUS ROG-GL553VE with i7-7700HQ 8GB RAM and GTX 1050Ti. Before this, I had it dual booted with windows and fedora and it was working mostly fine, but when I installed ...
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Fan increases when laptop lid closed ubuntu 21.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 21.04 on my Thinkpad T550s. Previous to this (20.04) I left my laptop lid closed while using an external monitor for general use. Since upgrading the fan runs fast when ...
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Purged package still choking the system

Some days ago I booted my dual-boot machine in Windows and, with my surprise, the fan was quieter. Back to Linux I started investing what is going one, and it went out that was a process hogging all ...
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How to detect someone's stealing CPU's resources or NAS's movies?

I noticed my NAS LAN LED's activity is always blinking, moreover today I used Windows and I realized that the fan noise was much much quieter than in Ubuntu. Of course this can be due to the fact I'm ...
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Asus X571 notebook shutting down because critical temperature is reached (99°C)

It has happened several times that my notebook suddenly switches off due to the CPU reaching critical temperature, as can be seen in the log. Strange, however, that the CPU fan is not already running ...
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How to address Dell M6600 laptop sensor and fan speed issues

Does running i8kmon, thermald, and sensors simultaneously have known resource contention issues that cause fans to start spinning at lower temperatures than the thresholds I've configured? Is getting ...
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How do I set fan speed to max in Ubuntu?

My laptop tends to run really hot and I don't think Ubuntu is increasing the fan rpm enough to match the rising temperature. I have looked at a few fan speed related tutorials and they all go into ...
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