Questions tagged [fan]

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

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chassis fan running at full speed, fancontrol not working Ubuntu 20.04 Amd ASUS MB

I have tried to follow several methods to control my fans, nothing worked. I have a M4A88T-M motherboard with a Phenom AMD processor and NVIDIA Quadro600 PCIe card. I installed thermald, lmsensors, ...
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Pop!_OS Sensors shows 0 rpm laptop fan speed [closed]

I have a Lenovo L390 laptop, with the latest Pop OS/Ubuntu installed. I am using Freon to display the different temps and fan speed. Fan speed is stuck at 0 rpm although the fan works fine when it ...
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lm-sensors stops reading temp1, causes overheating

Once in a while, after waking my laptop from sleep (a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 on Ubuntu 18.04) lm-sensors will fail to read temp1 and as a result, thinkfan seems to think the temperature is low and does ...
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System is overheating after upgrading to 20.04

After upgrading my machine from Ubuntu 19 to 20.04 LTS and it started overheating. $ sudo tlp-stat -t --- TLP 1.3.1 -------------------------------------------- +++ Temperatures CPU temp ...
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laptop fan not recognized by ubuntu 20.04

i ran sudo sensors-detect and it gave me this # sensors-detect version 3.6.0 # System: LENOVO 81H7 [Lenovo ideapad 130-15IKB] (laptop) # Board: LENOVO LNVNB161216 # Kernel: 5.4.0-31-generic x86_64 # ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 continuous fan operation

After switching to Ubuntu 20.04, the video card and processor fan were not working actively. However, after downloading the applications I use via the ubuntu software center, when I turn the computer ...
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amd ryzen 5 3550h fan and graphics

I recently bought a HP Pavilion Gaming ec0009ns with a AMD Ryzen 5 processor and a NVIDIA GTX 1050 3GB. The laptop didn't have a OS, and i installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa in dual ...
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After installing Ubuntu 20.04, my CPUs fans are always on even when the CPUs are very low

My CPUs fans are always on and I don't know how to fix this issue, maybe someone of you could help me. Here's some context info: Ubuntu 20.04 My vitals show no info about fans Kernel installed is 5....
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Asus G752VT laptop: cooling fans are working almost all the time

Upgraded my system 18 to 20.04 version. Everything was ok with 18. The problem is: cooling fans are working for almost all the time (that's really noisy and boring) in Ubuntu 20.04. I followed these ...
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ASUS UX533F temperature too high and fan off on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, my laptop's temperature goes fairly high without intensive CPU activity. The fan(s) remain off under heavy CPU load and the temperature goes very high. I don't ...
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lm-sensors / psensor shows very high readings for temp5 & temp6 compared to other sensors

Psensor Readings Details about temp sensors upon clicking Preferences I am using Ubuntu 20.04LTS in Thinkpad L380 Yoga. Recently I faced some overheating issues during laptop charging. So I ...
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ubuntu 20.04 on msi gp72 6qf laptop as sole OS - cooling and fans

successful build and install - got the supplier to put it on successfully as sole OS. everything is working fine (I use another MSI as a windoze machine) only issue is how do i control the fans? ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 unexplainable shutdowns - possibly related to fan control logic

Recently, I had to replace my laptop's (System76 kudu5) fan. After this, it would run fine for about 1 minute. Then, the shutdown dialogue box would pop up and it would turn off as if the power ...
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Laptop fans always on while charging [20.04] [Dell XPS 9570]

The fans (gpu & cpu) are always running while charging, even on low temps. I am also unable to control the fans manually, because they kick in immediately (1 sec.) after each try. If I remove the ...
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Acer swift 3 high CPU temperature and fan not running

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. My computer is a Swift-SF314-57 but I am experiencing issues with my CPU (Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1) temperature which is pretty high: iwlwifi_1-virtual-0 Adapter: ...
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Asus Laptop Running hot with high fan speed after upgrade to 20.04

Upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04. Running much hotter and fan running at high speed all the time. Even with no open programs. Cpu under 10%. I did kernel 5.6.7 update. Still the same. Asus ROG Strix Scar ...
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/sys/class/hwmon/hwmonX/pwm1 missing after upgrading to 20.04

I have an Asus ux360ua that is a good laptop but it's fan noise is quite loud and unpleasant. Unfortunately, the automatic control of the fan is also very aggressive and make it work at a quite high ...
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Can't control fan speed

lm sensors, pwmconfig etc did not help me so im asking if there is a solution for fan speed control. When idle my temps are 40 to 45C but when I play games it raises to over 80 and my fans barely ...
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Random freezing on typing or opening softwares // High speed and noisy CPU FAN on Linux distros

I recently buy a new machine with the following config: Ryzen 5 3600x ASROCK A320m-HD. (with lastest bios update) 16gb RAM DDR4 NVIDIA GTX 1660 I installed windows 10, all fine, cool temps and stuff,...
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Inspirion 7k temp low fan high - Ubuntu 20.04

I've installed the last version of Ubuntu (20.04) and I have an issue with my fan : even if my CPU temp is low my fan is working at max speed :( I use sensors to check temp and fan speed : # ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 fan is always on and my laptop is warmer than when on windows

I have upgraded my laptop to ubuntu 19.04 a month ago. And now my laptop fan is nearly always on (with low speed) and my laptop is warmer than it when running windows10. also, the battery in fully ...
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MacPro 5.1 -> Fan Speed

I've recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my MacPro 5.1 (dual boot). Whilst everything is running smoothly, the two main fans (BOOSTA & BOOSTB) are running at ever increasing speeds (approximately ...
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I made a mistake by trying to minimize the fan noise, now I am lost after : Unloading cpuid… OK Can someone help me?

I am new on Ubuntu Studio and as naive and without experience, that I made my first mistake. I have an old iMac mid 2010 with a new SSD with a very noisy fan. So I downloaded lm-sensors and then ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

I am using ubuntu 18.04. Notebook 2am E550 With: Intel I5-9400 Nvidia GTX 1050 I already have seem a lot of posts but none of them work. What I've done Installed lm-sensors I've run ...
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i8kctl not working for Dell Inspiron fan control

I am trying to control the fan speed manually using the i8kctl package for dell laptops. System - Ubuntu 16.04, 4.17.19-041719-generic Dell 7567 Inspiron I followed the instructions in https://...
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MacBook Pro gets hot and slow when using Ubuntu 18.04

I recently bought a MacBook pro 2012. I have also installed Ubuntu 18.04 but it is overheating when I'm using ubuntu. I have installed macfanctld and mbpfan and I have set the min fan speed to 6000 ...
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Processor fan doesn't work until temps are high

First of all, hello to all! I have noticed that the laptop's processor fan doesn't start working until the temperatures of the cores and CPU reach somewhat high stats (around 50°C, usually a bit ...
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How to install Dell power manager?

I have a fan noise issue non my Dell xps 13 L322X, After Googling this issue I found this solution (Dell power manager) , I'm wondering if there is something similar to this in Ubuntu 18 Thanks
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18.04 Why's my fan always ON when plugged into a power source?

I bought a brand new laptop a week ago (Acer Nitro 5 AN515 54) and installed Ubuntu 18.04. The fan is running really loud when on AC (everything is ok when changing it back to battery only). I ...
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hand control to “thinkfan”

I'm struggling to get thinkfan set up and working on my lenovo x250. I have it installed, but I'm not convinced it is controlling the fan speed. If I run: $ cat /proc/acpi/ibm/fan in the Terminal, I ...
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MSI GS65 8SE fans not working on Ubuntu

I am new ubuntu user and recently done with installing ubuntu on my laptop. I am facing issue regarding my laptop fans as they work on windows os but not ubuntu. what to do? any solution? Laptop: MSI ...
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Fan switches between full speed and off on Dell G5

I have a Dell G5 5590 with Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. BIOS version is 1.11.1. My fans are constantly switching on and off with a period of 30 seconds (30 seconds full-speed, 30 seconds completely off), even ...
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ASUS Fan Working Non-Stop on AC Power After Upgrade to kernel 5.3.0-42

I've upgraded to the latest kernel a few days ago and noticing my fan always working on AC power. My machine: ASUS X550VX Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Kernel : Linux 5.3.0-42-generic I've came across all ...
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How to control the fan speed for acer helios 300 when Ubuntu 18.04 OS is operating

My laptop is getting overheated because the fans are not increasing the rpm as heat increases, this is a problem while I am loading the ubuntu 18.04 os on my dual booted preadator helios 300 laptop. I ...
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fan control for hp Envy x360 (laptop) overheating at 80C

...About an HP Envy x360 (not Spectre) and double booting Ubuntu 19.10 with windows 10. (I don't use W10) If I start up BOINC with using only 12.5% of the cpus ( 1 of 8), the temps run up to 80C. ( I ...
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Ubuntu 19. 10 fans issue

I installed ubuntu but the fans are working very fast. I installed Lmsensor I did sensor detect things but it didn't work Is there anyone who can help
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Black screen problem after log in to Ubuntu 19.10

I use ubuntu 19.10 and after update Nvidia, The system had problems. When I log in to ubuntu, the black screen appears and laptop's fan worked non-stop. I removed Nvidia drivers but The fan problem ...
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Fan problem in Ubuntu

I have a problem with my laptop fan. I update Nvidia drivers in ubuntu 19.10, When restarting the system, I can't log in to Ubuntu. I enter my password and then the screen froze. So, I boot ubuntu in ...
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how to control fan on ubuntu in lenovo legion y530

On a Lenovo Legion Y530 running Ubuntu 18.04, ideally I don't hear the fan running. When I do Fn+Alt+q, the fan start to run very fast; the laptop start to heat and after some time it run for certain ...
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Clevo Indicator, Secondary Fan Speed Control

I'm new to this website, I hope some of you could provide me with a solution to my problem. I'am using a notebook called Monster Abra, which is very similar to the ones produced by Clevo. To control ...
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Asus Vivobook 15 - Boot logo shows twice, high fan speed and overheating

So I bought new Asus Vivobook 15 with Ryzen 7 3700u. I decided to install Ubuntu 19.10 on it and the installation process went OK. After the first boot I noticed that my fan speed went really high ...
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CPU fan runs fast with low temperature and low usage

I have Ubuntu 19.10 on an ASUS N750JK laptop, and it makes the CPU fan run fast almost all the time, without any apparent good reason. The battery gets drained quite fast. This is the output of ...
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Impossible to control fan curve/speed

For programming purpose, I finally switched to Ubuntu 19.10 on my Aero 15x v8 and could't be happier with the speed, the main problem I encounter is that fans are too loud even when boosting not for ...
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How to safely control Thinkpad Fan? Who has bought a Thinkpad with preinstalled Ubuntu?

I have a new Thinkpad and the fan is permanently running and it is impossible to use the machine although there is less than 10% processor consumption. The noise of Ubuntu is annoying. In Windows I ...
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Lenovo e495 Ryzen 7 3700U - manual fan control - rpm speed for level 1

According to specification Ryzen 7 3700U can survive without problems up to 105C. However the system turns on the fan when the temperature is slightly higher than 40C and instead of puting fan to work ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS heating issue

Please help me , I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 ( for the first time ) and it's showing very strange things. after 5 minutes of system restart only it is getting started to heat up and in another 10 ...
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19:10: CPU always throttled

Without any prior warning the CPU in my laptop (an Acer V15 Nitro) is now always throttled to 400MHZ, which is very annoying of course. I've played around with detaching the battery for some time, ...
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kernel constantly changing thermal zones on yoga c940

I discovered this while debugging for another issue. Are there any suggestions for next steps? By the way, this doesn't seem to happen if I boot into Windows first. Is it possible that Lenovo Ventage ...
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Unable to get fan to work on Lenovo 14w

I installed Ubuntu 19.10 on my new Lenovo 14w laptop and I noticed that the fans are not running at all, causing high temps. I have installed fancontrol but couldn't figure out the config. Running ...
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sensors showing Fan speed 0 RPM in UBUNTU 18.10 (DELL INSPIRON 15 3567)

I am trying to check my CPU fan speed using sensors. After configuring lm-sensors and running sensors, I get the following output (Processor Fan: 0 RPM) pch_skylake-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device ...

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