Questions tagged [lm-sensors]

A set of hardware health monitoring tools.

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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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Can't monitor CPU temperature using lm-sensors

I installed lm-senosrs and ran sudo sensors-detect. Here is what I get: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-05-31 14:00:33 +0200) # System: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z390 GAMING X [Default ...
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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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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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Change Xsensors in Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Bionic to display Fahrenheit?

I have installed Xsensors and the graphic user interface is awesome. I can manually go into the the terminal and type sensors -f and retrieve the temp in Fahrenheit. (from what I read this is an ...
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lm-sensors sensor-detect took hours

I intsalled lm-sendors and ran sensors-detect. I agreed to everything and it took hours. I have a new system, with ryzen 7 2700x and gtx 1660 gpu. And i am worried that it might have broken something. ...
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IS sensors command from lm-sensos able to find all the internal and external sensor devices?

I am not sure about the detected list of sensor explored with sensors command provided by lm-sensors package. As the wiki of this package said: lm_sensors (Linux monitoring sensors) is a free ...
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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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How to install it87 kernel module for 18.04 (ryzen 2xxx support)

I want to read the CPU temperature value of my ryzen 2600. This askubuntu answer says "just load it87". But how do I get it87 installed? I'm running mainline 5.0.0-36-generic so I expect the kernel ...
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How to load it87, to make lm sensors work with AMD Ryzen?

I want to get CPU temp/fun speed monitor for AMD Ryzen 3900x. In this question I found, that I need to activate it87 module to work with How to monitor Ryzen Temperatures on Ubuntu 18.04? But then ...
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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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lm-sensors wont install [duplicate]

My computer is a ThinkPad T460. I have been trying to install lm-sensors but it gives me: The following packages have unmet dependencies: lm-sensors : Depends: libsensors5 (>= 1:3.5.0) but it is ...
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pwm-config detects fan but doesn't influence it at all

I have a HP Pavilion Power Desktop and recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS alongside Windows 10. So far so good, except that when I boot ubuntu, my fan (I have only one fan) immediately revs up to ...
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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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lm_sensors and AMD Ryzen, X570 chipset

I have MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI motherboard ( ), holding AMD Ryzen 3600X Processor. I tried original kernel 4.15 on ubuntu 18.04 Bionic, and sensors-detect could not detect any sensors. I also ...
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ITE 8686E Super IO sensor support

Running sudo sensors-detect gives me following output: Driver `to-be-written': * ISA bus, address 0xa40 Chip `ITE IT8686E Super IO Sensors' (confidence: 9) I have got Gigabyte B450M ...
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Fan control with nct6796d on Asrock J5005-ITX. Can't load nct6775 module

I'm trying to control fans connected to my Asrock J5005-ITX motherboard. I've already identified that it contains Nuvoton NCT6796D chipset responsible for that. I'm stuck where I want sensors-detect ...
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lm-sensors: “watch sensors” shows fewer sensors than just “sensors”

I have a weird situation with lm-sensors: when launched with 'sensors', it shows all the sensors, including fans, but when I launch it to update automatically, with 'watch sensors', it doesn't show ...
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sensors-detect not showing motherboard info

why is sensors-detect giving only coretemp as an output without the motherboard information, trying to control cpu gpu fans Ubuntu 14.04 output of sensors detect: sensors-detect revision 6170 (...
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How to see all my fans in sensors?

I use Ubuntu 18.04.2, I installed lm-sensors and what it gives when I command sensors in the terminal: (base) avy@avy-Moi:~$ sensors asus-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter cpu_fan: 0 RPM acpitz-...
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Monitoring Ryzen 2700X CPU Temperatures in Ubuntu 18.04 (Kernel 5.0.11)

How can we monitor the CPU temperature of an AMD Ryzen 7 2700X in Ubuntu 18.04? The kernel has already been updated to 5.0.11-050011-generic, yet sudo sensors-detect shows nothing being detected, and ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 lm-sensors functions only partially

After upgrading from Ubuntu 18.10 to Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) the command /usr/bin/sensors -A no longer shows the fan information. Before upgrate I get this kind of information: fan1: ...
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psensor doesn't show charts on Ubuntu 18.04

that is how psensor looks like in my system: and that is how psensor should loo like:
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can lm_sensors still damage hardware?

I just ran lm_sensors and foolishly typed YES to everything.. This is a brand new PC I've built and I'm worried I've damaged something now. Then I read that it can overwrite EEPROM and damage hardware ...
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AMD 2700X sensors problems

My cpu is AMD Ryzen 2700X (pinnacle ridge), OS is Ubuntu 18.04. The problem is that I can't either read fans rpm or read others data. Have tried on lm-sensors and Xsensors. The only thing that shows ...
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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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Fan Control Usage Ubuntu 18.04 where fans controlled by the BIOS

Cannot control fans on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS installed on Dream Machines Notebook with Clevo mainboard and Discrete NVidia GPU. Fans are always working even when usage CPU 1-2% (sensors) and GPU 1% (...
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Are my coretemp “high” and “crit” levels BOTH supposed to be at 100.0°C?

My friend said everything is fine, but I just think those levels look a bit weird. Here is the output of sensors: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +36.0°C (high = +100.0°C, ...
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lm sensors: not showing up cpu fan speed and cpu temp

chipset I guess ought to be: Nuvoton NCT6793D nct6793-isa-0290 Adapter: ISA adapter in0: +0.34 V (min = +0.00 V, max = +1.74 V) in1: +1.00 V (min = +0....
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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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not all items in sensors output is shown (lm-sensors)

I have this build here: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/chWzjy I did ran sudo sensors-detect $ sensors output only shows CPU temps and no fans data at all. Which software I need to install or kernel ...
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GPU sensors values and behaviour under load

I was checking sensors and it shows this output amdgpu-pci-1c00 Adapter: PCI adapter vddgfx: +0.72 V fan1: 1017 RPM temp1: +28.0°C (crit = +94.0°C, hyst = -273.1°C) power1: ...
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Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS can´t find sensors

What I´ve done so far $ sudo apt install lm-sensors $ sudo sensors-detect : (yes to all) $ sudo services kmod start $ sensors No sensors found! Make sure you loaded all the kernel drivers you need. ...
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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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acpitz-virtual-0 temperature is wrong

When I run sensors, it returns the following: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +51.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) Core 0: +51.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°...
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fans detect by lm-sensors ( acer laptop)

My problem is same as this link but about another acer laptop (aspire vn7 591G ) . after google it cant to find useful solution . I decided try alternative way via windows , so in windows ( my ...
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Cannot get fan speed

I have HP Spectre 13 x360 Laptop I cannot see or control my fan speed (lm-sensors is installed) As I can in Windows using a program called SpeedFan. Here is the it's execution log: Win9x:NO ...
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PWM values randomly interpreted invertedly

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Linux 4.15.0 Mainboard: Gigabyte z97x Gaming 7 (kernel module: it87) I am using the endpoints at /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon2 to set my case fans PWM values. Sample script to set my ...
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Cannot control fan-speed on Acer predator Helios 300

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04(but there was same problem on 16.04). I cannot control the fan speed. Ubuntu runs with same fan speed as that when logged out of windows(dual-boot). I have tried sensors-detect ...
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Fan Not working on Lenovo Thinkcentre M58, CPU Getting Hot

So digging around in the BIOS I did not find any settings for my fan on this little Q6600 bx I am using to do secure browsing/AV scanings and such for fam. Recently I noticed it starting to slow down ...
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Z370 fancontrol Ubuntu 16.04.3

My configuration is: #sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-05-31 14:00:33 +0200) #System: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z370 HD3P [Default string] #Board: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z370 HD3P-CF #...
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Laptop Fan is CPU dependent and doesn't increase speed when gpu is even burning

The problem isn't personal and a lot of Ubuntu users which has no pwm control of their fan, can use this kind of workaround. The fan of my laptop is CPU dependent, and doesn't care about Nvidia GPU's ...
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set fan speed on ubuntu 16.04 laptop hp elitebook 2540p

my laptop has some issue with the fan it does not work properly, on windows i used hwinfo 32 to control it manually and set its speeed but it seems impossible on ubuntu. I have been searching for ...
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sensors-detect doesn't detect anything

If sensors-detect doesn't detect anything (except coretemp), does that mean the fans on my laptop (Acer Predator Helios 300) can't be controlled? Is there another method?
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How can lm_sensors support Z370 chipset motherboards?

I've just bought a Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming-CF, using it with an i7-8700k. Issue I have is that I can't get the fan speed and whatnot - just CPU temperatures with ...
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Fan problem after running sensors-detect

I ran sensors-detect and ever since the fan screams like crazy (100% all the time, even if the temperatures are very low). The only thing that works is to pull the charging out, then it assumes low ...
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How can I get my ASUS laptop fan to work?

I have an ASUS X540SAA laptop with an Intel N3060 (Celeron family) CPU. I am running Kubuntu 17.04 (but I don't think using KDE has anything to do with my problem, I guess these hardware matters are ...