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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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Dell XPS 15 9570 - Fans going on and off continuously

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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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: