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Questions tagged [lm-sensors]

A set of hardware health monitoring tools.

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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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Temperatures from lm-sensors jump up and down

The following two outputs from sensors were maybe half a second apart: dell_smm-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device Processor Fan: 0 RPM Video Fan: 0 RPM CPU: +43.0°C Ambient: ...
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lm-sensors only detecting pcie temp

I installed lm-sensors by running: sudo apt-get install lm-sensors and then I tried to detect my PC's sensors by doing: sudo sensors-detect but, the only output I get when I run sensors is: asus-...
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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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lm-sensor, xsensor and psensor all not showing fan speed

I have installed lm-sensor , xsensor and psensor. All of them only show cores speed, no one is showing speed of my laptop single fan. I tried installing it87 , adding quiet splash acpi_osi= pci=...
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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 ...
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Dell Latitude E5570 overheats on a single spot when running Ubuntu, not with Windows

My Dell starts heating up on the marked spot (see photo below) immediately after booting any Linux distro I tried (Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 18.2, Arch). This spot is cool on Windows. Also, the ...
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Unable to read Temperature on my Ryzen 5 1600X

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I want to get the Temperature of my Processor, a Ryzen 5 1600X. Sadly, everything I tried didn't work: Psensor, lm-sensor, xsensor - nothing. Can anyone recommend ...
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How are hddtemp, udisks2 and libatasmart compared to each other?

I posted a problem of authentication for my hard drive at What does this authentication after login in LXDE mean? I found someone said the problem was caused by lm-sensors which uses udisks2 It's ...
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lm-sensors not showing voltages

I've done as suggested here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SensorInstallHowto and run sudo sensors-detect and entered yes for everything. Still I only get this: :~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 ...
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HP OMEN - There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

Does anyone know how to detect and control fans on an HP OMEN? The output of the pwmconfig command is There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed Couldn't find a solution from existing ...
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Howto get sensors work for new motherboards without update-grub

I have bought an X99 series motherboard and I want to have fan speed, motherboard temperature, etc. I've installed lm-sensors but it shows only a brief report of CPU temperatures. As it was said in ...
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lm-sensors does not show up cpu temperature

I have an athlon 5370 CPU with Asrock AM1B-ITX board. How can I display CPU temperature with lm-sensors? This is what it shows when I run "sensors" command in terminal: radeon-pci-0008 ...
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How to monitor the VCore voltage

I have built a new PC and being cheap I have not bought Windows so I am trying Linux for the first time with Ubuntu 16.04. I understand lm-sensors is the standard method to access the information I ...
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Unable to get lm-sensors to report my fan speeds for Asus Z97-WS

I've followed through the basic processes to detect my sensors (nct-6791 chip), yet all I get from sensors is as follows: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +27.8°C (crit = +105....
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Sensors temp1 to temp10 real names?

So my computer becomes a bit hot sometimes and using sensors I get this: temp1: +0.0°C (crit = +127.0°C) temp2: +49.0°C (crit = +127.0°C) temp3: +11.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) ...
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Amd A10 7800 lm-sensors

I have a problem regarding lm-sensors, recently i build a computer from an old Acer Aspire t120 with an AMD a10 7800, and i tried to set up monit to monitor the cpu temps, but the problem is lm-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Fans not detected Laptop heats

I'm using a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 in dualboot with Windows 10 on an Acer VN7-792G First, it seems that on this laptop the fans would be allowed to go at max to 60% of their max power usage, ...
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Lenovo G50-80 laptop: cooling fans are working for almost all the time

I have the 16.04 LTS for my Lenovo G50-80 laptop. The problem is: cooling fans are working for almost all the time (that's really noisy and boring). I have this problem since purchasing my laptop a ...
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How do I tell if my laptop fans can be controlled by Ubuntu

I am seeing numbers of posts where users have issues with the speed of the fan on their laptop and are trying to resolve them using lm-sensors and fancontrol. This is not possible with many laptops ...
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How do I use fancontrol on HP Elitebook 8560w?

I have an HP EliteBook 8560w running on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) that for just running Firefox I get 60 degrees Celsius and when running Eclipse IDE or Blender for example I get around 75 ...
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What is temp sensor pch_wildcat_point-virtual?

Before upgrading to 16.04 I only had one "temp1" in my lm-sensors and psensor. Now I have two. ➜ ~ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +43.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) thinkpad-...
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How to set PWM fan speed manually?

How can I set a speed for a certain PMW-driven fan manually? I tried LM-Sensors but there it seems the speed can be only set automatically.
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Using the sensor command doesn't give me fan speed in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to detect my fan speeds. I've installed lm-sensors but when I run sensors I get this: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: +63.0°C (high = +87.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) ...
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lm sensors not returning CPU temp (it87)

Hi all (apologies for formatting, below), Simply put, I cannot get lm sensors to return my CPU temp. I am running Lubuntu 15.10 (up to date) with an AMD 8350 CPU on a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 ...
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How to read lm-sensors on AMD FX 6300?

My FX 6300 sits on a ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0 and is currently overclocked (I did the stresstesting and such on Windows to get it stable). Now I need the socket temp and the core temps so I use lm ...
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i want to see my temperatures and fan etc

I downloaded lm-sensors and ran it. but i get that message: $sensors "coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: +44.0°C (high = +105.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) Core 0: +44.0°C (...
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Ubuntu FanControl settings using pwmconfig

I am using Ubuntu 15 on Dell inspiron 7559 laptop. I have dual booted Windows and Ubuntu. When I use windows the fans work perfectly but when using Ubuntu they make too much noise and run at high ...