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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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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Why pwmconfig telling me I have no sensors?

I don't know why but pwmconfig says me I have no sensors whereas I actually have them and can see it after running #sensors. What should I do to fix this?
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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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Im trying to run mbpfan on an older macbook pro - Ubuntu 20.04. I am getting an error and need some help fixing it

I got a similar error as mentioned in the comments on this other ASK: Having trouble turning mbpfan into a system service Job for mbpfancs.service failed because the control process exited with error ...
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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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Fancontrol-GUI not detecting any PWM fans

as the title says. i had it working earlier, but now it's not detecting any PWM fans, and sudo sensors-detect doesn't fix it. leaving my fans as they are is already reasonably quiet, but they do kick ...
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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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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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Lenovo E480 Laptop Hard Shutdown

Lenovo E480 i7 Gen 8 Laptop. Randomly fans will spin up and hard shutdown. Tried Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Neon, all same issue. Even replaced the thermal paste on my CPU, the same thing. So I re-installed ...
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dell-smm-hwmon freezes Alienware m15 r1

I have tried suggestions such as installing i8kutils and dell-bios-fan-control but it always freezes my laptop if I do sudo modprobe dell-smm-hwmon force=1 And if I try to do it without force, it ...
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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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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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Why is lm-sensors reporting multiple PWM controls for the CPU fan on my motherboard?

I'm setting up fancontrol on an old desktop The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H I've installed and configured lm-sensors pwmconfig reports the following: Found the following devices: ...
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mouse problems after nvidia-xconfig --cool-bits=4

nvidia-xconfig --enable-all-gpus nvidia-xconfig --cool-bits=4 from forums.developer.nvidia.com worked with my dual titan rtx on Ubuntu 18. This allows me to manually set the fan speed using NVIDIA X ...
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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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Fancontrol Ubuntu Laptop

Hi I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a new laptop but the fans are out of control. It sounds like its a jet engine. Tried setting up fancontrol on the system but I'm unable to as it says there is ...
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Any Suggestions for Acer Nitro 5 single boot Ubuntu users?

I installed Ubunutu on my Acer Nitro 5 || 8GB DDR4 || 1TB NVME SSD || i5-9300H || 4GB GTX 1650 laptop replacing windows. Have I made the right choice? Switching to Linux I think there are many ...
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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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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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sleep, hibernate, hung process problems

I am running Ubuntu 18.04, on a System 76 laptop, including the standard System 76 video drivers. A while back I made many upgrades over the course of a couple days. Everything from video drivers to a ...
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Installed NVIDIA Docker and Drivers - Now fan won't stop switching on and off?

I was trying to install NVIDIA Docker and NVIDIA drivers and now my fan constantly switches on and off, about once every 2-3 seconds, even if I have no apps open. Does anyone know why this is or how ...
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Asus tuf gaming FX505dt - fan control

Is there any way to control fan in ASUS TUF GAMING FX505DT? I tried the lm-sensors, but when I try to type sudo pwmconfig I'm getting /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules ...
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control GPU fan speed AMD RADEON RX 590

I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed alongside windows as dual boot system. When running Windows the fans are quiet but running Ubuntu the fans are louder than normally is on windows. I would like to be able ...
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Ensuring that critical software does not fail

I have a Dell Vostro 5490, which like many laptops from dell have a loud fan which is not well regulated. To solve this I have installed i8kutils to control the fan and dell-bios-fan-control to ...
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Fan sensors all read 0 RPM after using pwmcontrol

I was trying to configure my fan speeds and the process went fairly normal the first time. (Instructions here) I must have messed up somewhere along the way, and now when I try to restart the process ...
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lm-sensors only detects CPU temperatures, despite runing sensors-detect and loading /etc/modules (Intel i7 7700k + Asus TUF Z270 Mark II)

I am trying to monitor the temperatures and fan speeds of my desktop PC (Intel i7-7700k + Asus TUF Z270 Mark II + GeForce GTX 1060) through lm-sensors but sensors only outputs CPU info. I run several ...
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How can I run a command after resuming from sleep?

I installed a fan control service (fancontrol). It's working perfectly, but there is an issue with suspend: when i wake up my computer, fans going to spin very fast, because fan control service ...
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Unable to fetch CPU/GPU fans data in Ubuntu

I have both Windows10 as well Ubuntu20.04 installed on my machine, MSI GV62 7RD. The MSI DragonCenter application on Windows clearly displays the RPMs of both the fans in real-time. However, I have ...
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How to control fan speed in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

How to control fan speed in ubuntu 20.04 with fan control software
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How to reset fancontrol to previous state?

I installed the 'fancontrol' ,but after that I saw some weird activity. The fans only kicks in when the cpu temps are 40 and the cpu is running than before. I removed 'fancontrol' but the system is ...
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fancontrol in hp spectre x360

I recently bought an hp spectre x350 15t df100 ceo. In windows fan works correctly and device is cool all the time, but in ubuntu 19.10 fan start threshold is hi for full-metal laptop (last week I ...
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How do I set a gpu fan curve on Ubuntu? Not using Nouveau xorg drivers

I want to set a fan curve for my gpu to ensure it stays cool while under load; however all tutorials use xorg which I don't use; I'm using the proprietary driver. So how would I be able to set a fan ...
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How to decrease overall temperature - Ubuntu 18.04 lts?

Every time that I try to run youtube, any browser, turn on nginx or mysql the overall temp. of my hardware increases to 60-88 degress. / sometimes reaches critical value 90+ degress. To prevent that I ...
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Nvidia X Server Settings is not saving the settings

I run Kubuntu 20.04 LTS. My problem is that Nvidia X server settings won't save my configuration. I've tried for a long time to make it save, and I couldn't figure out why it won't. I've found many ...
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Adjust Nvidia Multi-GPU Fan Curve

Does anyone know of a way to adjust fan curve of a multi GPU setup on Ubuntu (2x RTX 2080 TI). I also have two monitors. All tutorials and suggestions I find seem to only work with single GPU setup, I ...
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How to control my fans

I am using Asus TUF FX505dy. How to control my fans? In windows I could use Armory Crate and set different power levels (silent, balanced and turbo). They also controlled my CPU frequency. There is a ...
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I downloaded “fancontrol” to bring my computer's temperature down, but what do the different “pwmconfig” parameters actually do?

I would like to increase my fan speed and get my computer to run a little cooler, so I downloaded the "fancontrol" package and ran the sensors-detect along with pwmconfig programs. But even after ...
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Setting temperature trigger for Laptop fan [duplicate]

My laptop fan doesn't work at full capacity if the temperture is not at a dangerously high level, like 100C. I want to set a lower trigger. How can I do this in Ubuntu? I am using KDE.
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Resolving build dependencies… E: Unable to locate package

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my PC. I have on it an AMD Radeon HD 6670 graphics card, and since I started using this PC with Ubuntu, the GPU fan speed started annoying me. More specifically, ...
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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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I made a mistake by trying to minimize the fan noise, typed “np” when prompted by fancontrol

I am new to Ubuntu Studio and as naive and without experience as I am, 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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