Questions tagged [fan]

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

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Cannot run pwmconfig (There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed)

I’m trying to control the fan speed in my laptop (Huawei Matebook D14 2020. AMD Ryzen 5 3500U with Vega GPU). I’ve installed lm_sensors, and run sudo sensors-detect. However, when I try to run sudo ...
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I can't control cpu fans with fancontrol (pwmconfig) in HP COMPAQ elite 8100 sff pc

Sorry for my bad english, It is not my native language. I have problem with pwmconfig It always shows This program will search your sensors for pulse width modulation (pwm) controls, and test each one ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS machine heating

I am Using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Machine with dual booting I have dual-booted both windows 10 & ubuntu 20.04 in the SSD (250GB). I have noticed that while using ubuntu fan speed is very high & ...
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Hello! I have problem with recognising all temperature sensors and fan speed sensors, how I can get to recognise all sensors?

I apologize for bad english, because is not my primary language. I decided to install the latest version of Ubuntu 20.04 in my web browsing PC on spare SSD(for transition from Windows 8.1, to not ...
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Issues on Macbook Pro 12,1 (ubuntu 20.10)

I recently installed ubuntu 20.10 on my Macbook pro 12,1 but I have some problems with: fan: run strong even at low temperatures battery percentage changes continuously Thanks in advance for helping ...
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CPU Fan Speed 0

So, I am using Asus ROG-GL553VE. It has 8GB RAM and runs on Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows Dual boot. My issue is, that the fans are making way too much noise even when I am not putting any load on the ...
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Lenovo Legion Y520 - Strange Fan speed Fluctatuion at low load with low temp

I have Lenovo Legion Y520 with ubuntu 20.04, with GTX1060 With Nvidia Driver 455.45.01 With Cuda 11.1 installed The Fan Speed Strangely Fluctuates from low speed (low sound) to high speed (high sound) ...
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Graphics card fan - issues with sudden changes of speed

I have recently received a custom built system by scan computers, but I thought I would ask here about this issue with my graphics card as it could be Ubuntu related. The card I have is the evga ...
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Put the fan off

Is there a way to put the fan off on ubuntu 20.04. The fan is broken and make a lot of noise. I have to fix it up. For the moment, to stop it, I have to open the cap on my computer and force it to ...
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How to save fan settings with Nvidia X server settings?

Does anyone know how to save fan settings in Nvidia X? Whenever I start my pc I have to go in to Nvidia X, then thermal settings and then set fan speed. Is there a way to save fan speed, so I dont ...
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How to save Nvidia X server settings

When ever I start my pc, the fans of my gpu is more or less turned off. So I need to go in to Nvidia x server settings each time and then go in to "Thermal settings" and press "Enable ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS over heating

I have dual booted both the windows 10 & ubuntu 20.04 in the SSD (512GB). I have noticed that while using ubuntu fan speed is very high & system gets over heat even when few software are ...
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Asus X93S no fan sensor Ubuntu 20.04

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on Asus X93S. So my problem is my installation not detected any fans with commandes : sensors I got this result : asus-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter temp1: +6280.4°C ...
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POP desktop : What is this 'gjs' process which taking up so much memory and cpu?

I have installed pop-desktop on my Ubuntu 20.04 and found that the environment is way faster, smoother than my past GNOME Shell. What is odd is that, there is a process named gjs and its taking up ...
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CPU Cooler/Fans Don't Work In Ubuntu

So this issue is an odd one and first for me. I have a new desktop build with an AMD Ryzen 7 5800X with ASRock X570 Taichi motherboard using a Kraken Z73 water cooler. I dual boot Ubuntu 20.04 and ...
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psensor is showing nVidia fan levels, but not the system nor cpu fan

I am using Ubuntu 20.10 and psensor 1.1.5 version. I'm pretty happy with the app. It shows CPU, NVME and GPU temperatures. It can also show the GPU fan levels, and GPU fan RPM values. But there is ...
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HP zbook firefly 14 g7 driver problems

I recently installed ubuntu (dual boot along with Windows 10) on my new HP zbook firefly 14 g7 laptop and I am facing the following problems: In additional drivers, there is an "Intel ...
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pk-debconf-helper process loads a single processor core at 100% after each update. Opting out?

On Ubuntu 20.04.2, with Gnome desktop. Recently, each time the software updater finishes with the updates, the pk-debconf-helper process kicks in, and keeps loading a single processor core (out of ...
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Fan speed Thinkpad with Ubuntu

I bought a new ThinkPad with AMD Ryzen™ 7 (4000 Series). I am using Ubuntu 20.04 with the newest kernel 5.8.0-43-generic. I have the feeling that my fan is running at max speed all the time. Even when ...
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Xorg process - what is it, how to disable it

Big problem: my computer used a lot of cooler work, so I checked the processes by: terminal -> Top .. and the process Xorg uses about 40% of my CPU. Enough! Discovered: xorg is a display server (...
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Fan stops working after suspension on Asus X541SA (Ubuntu 20.10)

The problem I have is related to the fan of the laptop that stops working after I close the lid/suspend the laptop and does not start unless I restart the laptop. I've also tried adding acpi_osi= as a ...
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Fans not detected/working in acer predator helios 300 2020

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.5 a week ago and I noticed today that the fans are actually not working at all. I put my ear to the fan and listened and I also listened to the sound when Windows was being ...
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Problem related to fan speed

Hello I have Ubuntu 20.04 and I installed a system monitor extension as shown in the image I have given:- As you can see there is laptops fan speed displayed at the top. So every time I boot up the ...
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Dell Vostro Fan Control

I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Dell Vostro 5490 and it's all good but fans speed. So browsing through the internet i found pwmconfig and i was trying to make it work, the problem is (I don't know ...
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ubuntu server for raspberry pi setup for POE HAT with fan

How to setup fan on ubuntu server for raspberry pi 4b with official POE HAT with fan? it seems the default behavior is spin and stop on an interval, or by default is temperature based behavior? OS: ...
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Fan is on at a fairly low temperature, but working as intended. How can I adjust this on a thinkpad to save battery?

Hi I use my laptop under the sheets, usually in a relatively idle state. If I bring the thinkpad out from the cold, the fans are off, but if I am under the sheets at room temperature, the fans are ...
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Remapping a fan to work with a different temperature sensor?

I have what seems to be a driver problem on my machine powered by Kubuntu 20.04 LTS. A fan is sporadically driven to full speed and I noticed that when that happens the sensors command reports temp1 ...
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Dell XPS (late 2019) running ubuntu 20.04 Fan always on and very loud with kind of knocking sound that has started to give me headaches

I have a Dell XPS that is about 13 months old now. It came with 18.04 but I have ran updates recently to update to 20.04. Since about 1 month or so the fan seems to be always on (or starts very ...
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Laptop fan does not work after suspend

My laptop is acre swift 3 i7 10th gen. So I have install latest version of Ubuntu and I use this laptop for programming only. When after the laptop suspend manually or automatically the fan of the ...
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CPU thermal issue: my dell precision suddenly starts overheat while performing the same old tasks

I've a dell precision m4800 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. Some months ago I started using i8K to better control the fan speed and keep temperature low. Since then, I've always used my PC for the same ...
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lm-sensors and psensor have different temp1 readings

Using psensor, temp1 reads at around 92 degrees Celsius (and fan spins at around 4000RPM) while lm-sensors' temp1 reading is at 32 degrees. This is the psensor reading. This is the lm-sensors reading. ...
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Fan speed: PPA for hardware/firmware

I have an Acer Nitro 5, which, under Ubuntu, has a loud and hyperactive fan. I remember that I once added a PPA which has some firmware/drivers that could better deal with my hardware. Yesterday, I re-...
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How to make thinkfan not cause jerky fan behavior?

I have thinkfan installed and it runs fine. However, I've noticed that it frequently changes fan rpms and this causes the fan to act rather jerky. For example, it will increase in speed (and sound), ...
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Inappropriate Fan Control on Asus Laptop Ubuntu 20.10 [duplicate]

My Asus laptop running Ubuntu 20.10 constantly overheats and does not appropriately increase the fan speed to accommodate. When searching to see if there was a way I could manually control the fans, I ...
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After upgrading to 20.04 notebook doesn't suspend properly (Fans spinning at max, processes aren't handled properly)

I just upgraded my HP Elitebook-820-G3 from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. Everything works fine but when I suspend my notebook the fans will spin out at what feels like 100% usage until I wake it up ...
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Booting Stuck at “clean, x files, y blocks”

I wanted to control my fans since they did not work at all when I was using Ubuntu. (They work on Windows 10, it's dual boot) And I followed some steps that I've found here: Which software controls ...
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iMac Pro fan not detected in ubunto 20.10

I have installed ubuntu 20.10 in iMac Pro and it seems to be that 2 fans are not detected. i used hardinfo to check for fans and there is only one fan for amd graphics card. but the two fans in iMac ...
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internet data consumption issues very high after installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

For the past 5 years, I have been using Win 7 in my Hp Pavilion DV6 Laptop. During that time, I didn’t face any unwanted internet data consumption issues. Recently empty my root from windows and I ...
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argon one case script for fan/power switch not working on ubuntu

i am trying to install the software for the argon one case for controlling fan and power switch. the makers software does not work on ubuntu, i found script that is supposed to resolve this is the ...
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Cannot Detect Lenovo Legion Fan Speed

I am currently using lenovo legion y540 in dual boot with windows 10 and ubuntu 20.10. And I am having issue with my fan speed. I am unable to see what is the current fan speed and the fan seems to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 : amd ryzen 5 2500 u : Fan is not moving

I have Dell inspiron 3585 laptop with dual boot in which ubuntu is installed on ssd of 256gb having cpu amd ryzen 5 2500u. When I use my laptop, it's back get heated. I checked for sensors in the ...
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LM Sensors show something weird. GIGABYE GA-AB350 Gaming 3

I found something odd and wonder if something is wrong : in6: 2.78 V (min = +0.00 V, max = +2.78 V) ALARM I have a slight OC just to make my RAM work at 3200 with Ryzen 5 1600. Also, it ...
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Dell laptop CPU temperature at 86°C while doing nothing … and so fan at full speed

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 5000 series. I put Ubuntu 20.04 on a live USB key and run it. The problem is that the fan is at highest speed all the time even when doing nothing ... After trying ...
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Laptop Fan Speed Control

Sometimes my laptop's fans are too loud but the laptop itself is at 30c so how can I change it so it ramps up higher when it is at higher temps.
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How to control fan speeds on ASUS laptop (Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS)

Just as the question asks, I want to know how to control fan speeds. Because whenever I run any CPU / GPU intensive application, the fans just don't kick in. They are always too quiet and this causes ...
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Need some help with my Nvidia drivers/configuration and fan speed

I have some troubles to understand how to properly install my drivers for my graphic card. When I have no driver installed it is not loud, the fan speed is low and this is how it always been on ...
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Ubuntu high power consumption with AMD processor

I had asked this question before for Ubuntu 18.04, then upgrade to 20.04. But issue still same. My Processor spec : AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U APU Integrated Radeon Vega Graphics Kernel : 5.4.25-050425-...
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Suspend-To-Ram works, but alls fans stay on

I can suspend to RAM. The screen goes black, and then the monitor goes in powersave too. However, when suspended, all the fans in my system stay on: CPU fan Case fan GPU fan kernel log when ...
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How do I control the CPU fan speed on Ubuntu 20.04

Is there a way to control the CPU fan speed in Ubuntu 20.04? I am using an older Dell Desktop.
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How to solve system UI lagging / max fan speed by leveraging dedicated Quadro graphics on Dell Precision 7510?

My laptop ( DELL Precision 7510 ) comes with a heavy-weight configuration ( Intel i7-6280hq, 32GB DDR4 ram, Quadro M200M 4GB ram, SSD 1TB with 2gbps I/O throughput ), running Ubuntu 20.04 In spite of ...

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