Questions tagged [fancontrol]

Controlling speeds of fans on laptops and desktops. "fancontrol" is also the name of a program for this task in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions.

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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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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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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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Imac with Ubuntu (Lubuntu 20.04) - Controlling fan speed

The situation I switched an old Imac (2008) to Lubuntu. While it runs smoothly for all I need to do, 20 minutes after starting the CPU fan starts to get super loud. Here is a screenshot of psensor: ...
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How to control fan speed on ThinkStation by Lenovo?

I have found few questions(1,2) and articles on the web about how to control fan speed. However, it seems that Lenovo ThinkPads need to be configured differently(1). However, there is nothing about ...
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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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Install CoreCtrl (GPU GUI) on Ubuntu 20.04

I read about "CoreCtrl" (GPU GUI) which looks promising but I cannot find it in the repository. Do you have any ideas how I can install it? Thanks. More about CoreCtrl
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mbpfan custom service not starting - related to 1177173/having-trouble-turning-mbpfan-into-a-system-service

I´m having exactly the same issue with mbpfan not starting as is related under thread 1177173, but without the happy ending. Iḿ on Manjaro not Ubuntu but the problem and error messages are exactly ...
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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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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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HP probook 455 g6 fan issue

My CPU fan is running constantly even doing nothing on my hp probook 455 g6. Spec : Processor : AMD Ryzen R7 2700U GPU : Radeon vega mobile gfx Motherboard: HP 85D9 OpenGLrender : Unknown ...
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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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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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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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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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Fan control doesn't work

My laptop fan doesn't work now. I want to control it. The sensors command doesn't show the fan speed. ahmet@ahmet:~$ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +45.0°C (high = +...
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Fancontrol won't start - hardware configuaration changed (no reboot)

I've got fancontrol installed, and immediately after running pwmconfig, I get a Configuration appears to be outdated, please run pwmconfig again message. This is a an old Dell PC (i5-2320) that I put ...
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Uncontrollable Cpu Fan in Ubuntu and BIOS

The speed of my CPU fan it's out of control, just go to the fastest speed to the lowes without any reason. The next list is the things that I have tried without any success: I tried to change in the ...
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Lenovo z5070 fan is always on

I have Ubuntu 19.04 installed on my laptop and I noticed that fan is always running after searching and running sensors here is the output: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +48.0°...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and RTX 2070. Fan speed always at 0%

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my pc(dual boot with Windows 10). I upgraded my Nvidia driver up to v.440.33.01. (even with others older driver version the problem persists). The problem is that ...
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How to apply radeon-profile settings at boot?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have an RX 580 graphics card. I noticed an issue that I had with the card from the get go that had to be resolved with a custom fan curve. The fans were always on which ...
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Cannot configure Fan Speed with pwmconfig!

I have a ASUS TP301UJ laptop with dual-boot and my fan is quite loud all the time. I am trying to configure my fan speed in Ubuntu (I did it easily in Windows 10), but I am having problems. Here is ...
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max fan speed rpm is not correct on dell alienware m14xr2, how to fix it? [duplicate]

im getting a problem, i have alienware m14xr2 with i7 cpu, using linux (right now im using ubuntu 18.04) also manjaro, i have a problem on heavy load my notebook is shutting down due to overheating ...
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Fan constantly running at full speed

On my ThinkPad T470 which is a dual boot with Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10, everything was working fine in Ubuntu until after a while I needed to boot Windows. Since then, the fan on the laptop runs ...
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How to control fan speed with python 2.7?

I need to control the fan speed with python 2.7. Problem is, I can't find a way that works. I'm on ubuntu 18.04, please help! sensors-detect output: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-05-31 14:00:...
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Show fan speed of i5-8265U CPU in Kubuntu

On my Lenovo Yoga 730-15IWL with a i5-8265U CPU sensors-detect cannot detect the fans, so sensors cannot show them either. How can I show the fans speed on such a system?
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Unable to install AMDOverclockCNTRL

I've recently migrated to Ubuntu(18.04.2 LTS) 64bit from Windows as Windows had been quiet bloated lately. I've wanted to control the speed of my GPU(ATI Radeon HD5970 2Gb) Fan as it gets warm quite ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Precision 5520 freezes intermittently after install and uninstall of i8kutils

I installed i8kutils using apt which installed acpi and tclx8.4. The fans began to behave strangely the moment the installation ended so I uninstalled i8kutils, acpi and tclx manually. Now, my ...
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Dell notebook overheating without manual fan control

On my Dell 7570 the fans are not running when booting Ubuntu. There would be the solution to control the fan by i8kmon. That works mostly, but sometimes (especially after STR) it does not and even a ...
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How can I control fan speed on Acer Nitro 5? [duplicate]

I have an Acer Nitro-AN515-53 running Ubuntu. Is there a way I can control fan speed? Is there any type of software for this?
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pwmconfig/fancontrol error

I am attempting to get my fans under control on my ASUS B350M M/B running Ubuntu 18.10. Fans are running at 100% nonstop, and of course this problem does not exist when running Windows. I have set up ...
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Laptop Fans always at 0RPM

After my fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04, I could feel heat from my laptop. Turned out that fans are not running. Specs: Asus TUF FX504 i7 8750H nVidia 1050Ti
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Macbook pro retina fans running crazy after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

I recently upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. My fans are running constantly now. They were fine prior. I have exhausted all online advice on how to install tools, etc. Nothing works. Any suggestions on ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo T560 - fan spins like crazy after wake-up from sleep mode

If we use the machine with shutdown + cold start: no issues. But, if we use the sleep function (closing the lid, sleep) and opening the lid later, it will (but randomly, ex.: 2 days later or in just ...
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HP Pavilion g6 Notebook fan spins stops repeatedly

My laptop fan is working annoyingly. It spins for 5 seconds and then stops for 2 seconds and then spins and then stops repeatedly. It always annoys me. I use sensors package to check when this ...
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Slow Down Fan Speed on Ubuntu 18.04

I ran Windows 10 for a brief amount of time on my Lenovo ThinkPad T520 and the fan speed was by far more "normal" than it is on Ubuntu 18.04. My question is, how can I slow down/normalize my fan ...
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fancontrol: return to original state, not full speed when exiting?

I have followed the instructions on this page to control graphics card fan speed using fancontrol. It worked, but the problem is, when exiting the programme, it does not restore the original fan ...
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Dell Vostro 200 fan speeds

I recently installed Ubuntu (18.04.1 LTS) on my old desktop to use as a server. I have been trying to manage the fan speeds, but I cannot get it to work. I started out with this tutorial: How to ...
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Linux, Fans and PWM

I'm trying to control my fans under Linux. I have 5 chassis fans + CPU fan. Tried many solutions nothing work. My MOBO is an Asus Z170 Deluxe, all my fans are 3 pins so no pwm. Tried to run this ...
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How to convert “sensor” names to a /sys path?

Programs such as sensor list sensors by name, such as package ID 0 and core 0. However, /etc/fancontrol uses things like /sys/device/.... How do I figure out the path from the name?
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Dell XPS 15 9570 - How to control the fans?

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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What could be causing constant fan noise on Ubuntu 16.04?

I have a lot of fan noise on ubuntu 16.04 on a new Dell laptop. I can't tell what's happening from the graphics card or any software program. The fan is working and never stops. My friend has the ...
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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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Lenovo high temperatures and loud fan

i have Lenovo Y50-70 with Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and problem with high temperatures and loud fan and fast empty battery This is not a problem in Windows i read this post , when i type sudo pwmconfig ...
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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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MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Is there a way to control fan speed of MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS because it heats up quickly without intensive workload.Pls Help
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Fan speed (Ubuntu 16.04) (Dell) [duplicate]

How can I control the computer's fan speed on Ubuntu 16.04? I am using Dell Inspiron 13 5000 series.