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

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Fan Problem in dual booted Ubuntu

I have dual booted my Hp Omen 16(ryzen 7840,4050 gpu) with the latest Ubuntu and Windows 11. The fans seem to run just fine on windows but on ubuntu they dont speed up even when the temprature is ...
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Fan always on and cannot suspend

I have Ubuntu 24.04 LTS on a Lenovo ideaPad 3 laptop. OS updated a few days ago . Since that update , the fan is always running , at low speed but still. And suspend won't work. Only the screen will ...
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laptop fan spinning faster since upgrade to 24.04

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 23.10 to 24.04, my Dell XPS 9530 laptop's fans spin almost constantly, even when doing very little (around 2-3% CPU usage). I tried fixing it with powertop --auto-tune, ...
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lm-sensors doesn't see my B450 Aorus Elite fans

$ sudo dmidecode -t 2 | grep Product Product Name: B450 AORUS ELITE V2 I have 4 PWM fans plugged into the 3 available fan slots on the motherboard (2 of which are using a splitter BTW) I did have ...
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dell inspirion 5548 fan remains stuck on max speed when on battery power

I have a DELL inspirion 5548 laptop, and on all (x)ubuntu versions i used 18.04 LTS - 24.04 LTS i have the following situation: if the CPU gets high load (e.g. i successively open multiple youtube ...
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Can't control my fans in Ubuntu. Sensors detect says there is no driver for ITE IT8731F

Is there a way i can find a driver for this Super IO sensor? Can i use a driver made for another ITE chip that will be compatible with this one?
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I'm trying to configure laptop fan controls on Dell G16

I’m trying to configure the laptop fan controls, but I tried a bunch of options and came to the conclusion that using i8k is already outdated with the advent of the new Kernel, and I still can’t ...
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Control GPU fan in ASUS laptop

After much research and trial and error, I found a way to control some of the fans on an Asus ProArt 15 laptop (ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ProArt StudioBook W500G5T_W500G5T) I believe this controls the &...
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Acer Aspire A315-58 fan keeps spinning i try all distros but not solution

I have a problem with the laptop fan, which is always spinning and making an annoying sound. I’ve tried many distros and want to settle on ubuntu 23.10, but the fan is bothering me. Is there any ...
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Control device (ASUS fan) from Gnome shortcut

After some search, the only reliable way I found to control the fan in my ASUS laptop was to issue this commands (as root): turn on fans: echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/hwmon/hwmon7/...
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How to submit a bug report to Ubuntu about Raspberry Pi5 fan speed? [closed]

Fan speed control does not work on Ubuntu 23.10 due to they are using an old bcm2712-rpi-5-b.dtb file. That updated file is present in the raspberry repo https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware/blob/...
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HP Notebook fan not controlled

The sensor software displays a fan speed of 0, as shown in the following figure: It's a HP Victus by HP Gaming Laptop 16-r0xx. The fan cannot be controlled using the fancontrol software, even though ...
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Dell XPS 13 9315 controlling fan

I have been having trouble getting Ubuntu to control the fans instead of the BIOS on my Dell XPS 13 9315. I have tried most things suggested online, but two problems persist: i8kctl returns -1s: 1.0 ...
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The fan rotates at a high speed and the system does not boot

I know this can't be OS related completely, but maybe a solution can be provided for it. I connected a broken vga cable to my dual boot system The problem was that the vga cable was broken and Ubuntu ...
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Control Asus Rog Strix g15 laptop fan speed in ubuntu

I've recently installed Ubuntu Server 22.04 and I can't controll the fan speed using the asus-nb-wmi, it's not working. I've tried manually changing the throttle_thermal_policy to 0, 1 and 2 and ...
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Fan running at max speed even at low temperaure

I'm using a Dell Latitude 7490 model and Ubuntu has been installed on it for a while but I have never faced this problem. The fan starts running automatically and at any time even when the laptop is ...
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Unable to change NVIDIA GeForce fans

I am running a remote Ubuntu system. I have ssh access and VNC desktop access with xfce4. When running my GPU the fans only go up to about 60% and it's running about 85°C. I understand that you can ...
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Unable to control fan speed on NZXT

I'm unable to find a way to control the multiple fans on my new NZXT computer (Ubuntu 22.04). I have tried the common method of using lm-sensors and fancontrol, but have been unsuccessful. After ...
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Case and CPU fans would randomly spin slowly or stopping alltogether

My case and CPU fans would randomly stop spinning, or spin down (few hundred RPM) then stopping completely. It occurs every few days, the most recent event occurred approximately 1hr after resuming ...
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Dell Optiplex Fan not triggered at high temperature

I noticed recently that my Dell Optiplex 7069 miniPC tends to run quite hot as the fans don't seem to increase speed even when it gets hot. On inspection, I could see that the CPU was at 90degC and ...
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My Dell laptop fan is not spinning

I have dual-booted my Dell laptop. Now I have Windows 11 and Ubuntu. My problem is my fan is not spinning in my Ubuntu OS. But it spins when I at my windows OS. That is why When I worked on my Ubuntu ...
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Fan speed control on Raspberry Pi 5 not working In Ubuntu 23.10

The fan speed control when running Ubuntu 23.10 on a Raspberry Pi 5 does not appear to be working. The fan runs at near maximum speed all the time and the cur_state in /sys/class/thermal/...
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Ubuntu fan noise while watching videos

While watching videos on either YouTube or anywhere else, on Ubuntu 22.04 creates high CPU utilization and fan noise. What's the reason? Is this okay and how do I avoid it? My Windows dual booted with ...
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Laptop fans won't stop running after upgrading from Ubuntu 22.04 to Ubuntu 23.04

Did the upgrade yesterday and my fans just won't stop. This was not happening on Ubuntu 22.04 Hardware Model: Dell Inc. Precision 3560 Firmware version: 1.26.2 Memory: 16.0 GiB Processor: 11th Gen ...
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Unable to set Nvidia GPU Fan Speeds

I am trying to set the Nvidia GPU fan speeds from inside a Ubuntu-based Docker container on a machine with Nvidia RTX 3090. To conserve GPU VRAM, X server is not running. How can the GPU fan speeds be ...
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How to control fan speeds on Asus Laptop (Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS)

Intro Hey guys, first of all I'm a total noob with ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 5 days ago to run stable diffusion with rocm. After trying for 5 days and getting a headache, I was finally able to run ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 stuck on shutdown screen

When I shutdown my Dell XPS 15 (9510) laptop, it hangs on the shutdown screen. This is the black screen with the Dell logo in the middle and the Ubuntu logo along the bottom. For a few seconds it ...
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How do I adjust the fan speed on my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti?

I have an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card that has a base fan speed of 0 and because of that the GPU hits 50℃ to 60℃. That is too hot. Even when the fans are on minimum, it sits at high to ...
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Unable to tweak 2nd GPU fan speed on Ubuntu 22.04

I have 2 graphics card on my PC. One is GTX Titan Xp and the other is ASUS TUF RTX 4090. I wanted to adjust fan speed of 4090 but I got some errors. The OS is Ubuntu 22.04. Here's the detail. This is ...
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ARGB Fans are not working after Installing Ubuntu Alongside Windows

My PC came prebuilt and the ARGB lighted chassis fans worked fine; I was able to control fan curves and set lighting. After installing Ubuntu alongside Windows in a dual boot setup I cannot control ...
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Fan working non stop on Ubuntu 23.04

Before doing the 23.04 update (Lunar Lobster), fan on my laptop were loud, but they stopped sometimes... After the OS update, they run non stop and they are loud, even during light work overload like ...
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Laptop running too hot, 23.04, almost fresh install

I have a recurring problem with my Dell XPS 9700 and Ubuntu 23.04: the CPU temperature rises to about 60°C causing the fans to get annoyingly loud. There is no apparent load on the CPU that could be ...
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Fan speed always at maximum, how to solve?

Suddenly during use the fan starts and stays at maximum. I notice from the report below that the temperature is very high. How can I isolate the problem? inxi -Fxpmzr System: Kernel: 5.19.0-45-...
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lm-sensor doesn't show fan speed

Well. I'm really tired of this. I'm trying to detect my CPU fan speed but without success. Problem is I have this Nuvoton 6798D chip (mobo: ASUS TUF GAMING B560M-E) and the only workaround which I ...
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Reducing frequencies to limit the fan noise [Ryzen APU / Ubuntu 23.04]

Recently I bought a Topton Ryzen 9 5900hx minipc which is silent under normal usage, but become very loud under load and needed some way to make it quieter. I tried lm-sensors and fancontrol, but the ...
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CPU overloads with fans running high speed when laptop is plugged in to the power

I have a MONSTER TULPAR T7 V20.5 laptop(a foreign brand). I have Ubuntu 23.04 installed with the kernel version of 6.2.0-20-generic x86_64. The problem is CPU overload when the laptop is plugged into ...
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Fan control problem in MSI GF75 Thin 9SC

I have just installed Ubuntu 22.04LTS. But in my laptop, fan doesn't work.In Windows OS, I use MSI DRAGON CENTER for controlling fan. But in Ubuntu, I can't find apps or solution to control my fan.
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My laptop decreased in performances after installing Skype and Zoom

Here is what I did with my machine: I installed skype from the the Ubuntu Software. I installed zoom-client again from the Ubuntu Software. Since I got problems with screen sharing, I decided to ...
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messed up fan speed setting how to reset

So i run ubuntu server 22.04.2 The problem was my gpu fan makes noise when it runs, so i was trying to mess with fan speed controls so I ran a couple of commands that I have mentioned down pwmconfig ...
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How to fix cpu being throttled to 800 MHz on Dell Precision laptop?

How would you get your CPU to reach the maximum frequency when it's being throttled to 800 MHz? After upgrading my Ubuntu distro a few months ago, on a Dell Precision 5520 laptop, I noticed it became ...
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Hwmon PWM-fan driver missing from Raspberry pi version of Ubuntu 22.04

Is there any reason why the hwmon pwm-fan driver is omitted from the raspberry pi version on Ubuntu 22.04. It’s inclusion would allow the control of raspberry pi PWM fans using suitable dtoverlays ...
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High CPU used and battery drain First tracker and now Isolate+. What is happening?

I have an HP Elitebook. Few weeks ago I started to hear the fan working often. Using top I noticed that "tracker" was using almost all of the CPU. I fixed with a solution someone posted here:...
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Laptop suddenly overheating and shutting down

This is my first time asking a question here, so let me know if you need more information. TL;DR: Why doesn't my fan show up in pwmconfig? Why is my computer overheating on specific programs? This is ...
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Display Alseye M120 Plus temperature on the command line

I'm newbie in this forum, although I've been using Linux flavors longer than a decade now. I have decided to give a fresh looking to my hardware and got an RGB CPU fan which has a little screen to ...
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How to apply specific patch to linux kernel 6.2.1-060201-generic x86_64

I have looked/searched and found no real answers/guidance on the proper way to get this done. I am hoping to find someone who can help me with applying a specific kernel patch (commit - I think is the ...
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Fan not working on a Thinkpad with Ubuntu 22.04.2; sensors -> fan1: 0 RPM

I have a small problem on a Lenovo P15 laptop. I noticed the plastic of the case has kind of 'melted' on its back. I was then surprised no typical fan sound was audible! Curious, I installed sensors ...
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How can I view the CPU fan speed on a Dell OptiPlex 3070?

I have a Dell OptiPlex 3070 running Ubuntu Server. It is the smaller form factor version of this computer. I would like to know how I can read out the current fan speed of the single fan that is in ...
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Very high values in top command Ubuntu

I am getting very high VIRT values of applications in the top command even though I just turned on my laptop. Also the laptop's fan is turning on very frequently even with just a browser and VSCode ...
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Unknown error after apt upgrade (xserver-xorg-video-dummy:amd64 missing). Fans rev up/down continuously

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS on an Intel NUC 9 Pro with a Nvidia Quadro P2200 My main problem is that my fans rev up and down on a continuous loop even when the computer is idle. Temps are fine so ...
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How do i control my CPU fan for Lenovo ideapad Z710?

my cpu has been idling at about 60 degrees celcius. and when running Minecraft, it goes up to around 85. this is causing the entire ubuntu 22.04 jammy jellyfish system to freeze until forcefully shut ...
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