Questions tagged [overheating]

Overheating is when something gets so hot it is to the point of being dangerous. An old fan that does not cool the processor fast enough might cause the processor to overheat, ruining the circuitry inside and rendering the processor useless.

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how to control fan on dell inspiron laptop using linux, i use dell inspiron 15 3511 and kali linux [closed]

hello i just bought a new laptop and started using linux. I don't know how to control the fan on Linux. the heat on my dell laptop is really annoying. I only use it for browsing, watching youtube and ...
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Mac Mini with Ubuntu running very hot

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 Gnome on a Mac Mini late 2012 with 16GB Ram and a 1TB SSD. Even when it's doing nothing and the CPU activity is idling at about 10% the case is getting very hot. Much ...
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How to checking whether temperatures for SSD and HDD are correct. 22.04

Is there a way to check whether the temperature taken from the Disks and Psensor GUI are correct? Reason I'm asking is because regardless whether it's cold boot or after running for a couple of hours, ...
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ubuntu on macbook pro 10 (2013) overheating

I am running ubuntu on macbook pro (2013) and it is getting overheating compared to MACOS even with the mbpfan enabled. Are there any other ways to further reduce the running temperature? I see back ...
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Laptop CPU jumping from 55°C to 70°C when plugged

I have a slight problem with my laptop under Ubuntu 20.04. The CPU temperatures are going from 50°C to around 70°C when I start charging it. I can't see anything weird going on with monitoring tools ...
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Lenovo X1 5th gen - Fan issues

Recently I have experienced fan issues with my Lenovo X1 (5th gen). In particular, when the machine is required to perform some longwinded intensive tasks that require the use of all computational ...
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Cpu fan speed running low

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Sometimes when I run a heavy process my CPU temperature reaches 90-95 Centigrade degree but fan speed is 4500RPM, sometimes I saw fan runs up to 5100RPM but at highest ...
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Ubuntu 18 installation on a MacBook 6.2 (mid 2010) has graphics and overheating issues

I attempted to restore a MacBook 6.2 (mid 2010) that was very slow with the factory-hardware-configuration in early 2020 (4 GB RAM, GeForce GT 330M dedicated graphics board, and Intel Core i5). First, ...
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Dell XPS 13 9310 overheating

After 1 year os usage, it started overheating. Yes I'm a heavy user but it didn't do this before. Could this be related to the new ubuntu I installed? I'm on 21.10 coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA ...
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Laptop Overheating Yoga 9i Ubuntu 20.04

I'm currently dual booting Ubuntu on my laptop for work purposes. One thing that I have noticed is that the laptop is running extremely hot doing relatively low intensity work. I use a flashcard app ...
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Dell Latitude 5404 Rugged - Fans not spinning or able to control with pwmcontrol

I have a new-ish Dell Latitude 5404 Rugged which, up until about a week ago, worked perfectly fine. I opened up the case to check out the RAM situation for upgrading, but did not make any changes to ...
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Ubuntu laptop randomly turns off

I have a Tuxedo Infinitybook, running ubuntu 18.04. Often, the display goes blank and there is no shutdown sequence, as if the laptop just loses power. I find this tends to happen when the laptop is ...
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How to completely revert the changes done by lm-sensors?

I installed lm-sensors couple of week ago, and accepted all the defaults. Soon i started to notice that my laptop (lenovo Ideapad 3 i7-10U) started to heat up more than usual. Also, even if i boot to ...
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My ubuntu partition runs at a hot temperature in my laptop (with Nvdia). How can I avoid it?

I'm using my Ubuntu partition as long as with my windows partition. Ubuntu 20.04 lts & Windows 11 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz 1.99 GHz NVIDIA GeForce MX150 Important note: For ...
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Optimize thermal daemon

I just discovered thermald for preventing machines from overheating. I'd like some basic suggestions on how to modify the xml configuration file. Below is the one I have at /etc/thermald/thermal-conf....
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ThinkPad X1 Yoga G6: increased CPU usage and heating during suspend, how to find out from logs

In the last several weeks, all of a sudden, my ThinkPad X1 Yoga G6 started to overheat after suspend, in the bag. The fan is on full speed, and the laptop is extremely hot. On opening the screen, it ...
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ASUS FX503V fan is out of control and overheating

I am new to the Ubuntu family. I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I want to use this OS. When I open several programs (Pycharm, Google Chrome, etc) my computer's fan is out of control and the computer is ...
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Cannon Lake microprocessor overheats on Ubuntu 20.04

My Laptop (Alienware m15 - 2018) microprocessor (Cannon Lake) is overheating on Ubuntu 20.04 (without running any app) unlike Microsoft windows 10, can you please tell me how can I solve this problem? ...
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Ubuntu restarting or freezing on closing lid && heating issues

I am working on Ubuntu 20.04 on ASUS ZenBook UX534FTC with 4GB GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q GPU and have been using Ubuntu for more than a year now. Everything was working fine up until a week before but ...
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Both NBFC-LINUX and NBFC do not work

I tried to use NBFC and NBFC-linux to control my laptop fans. In the beginning, everything worked out just fine. And after approximately 4 days, NBFC-linux stopped working. I thought I might be able ...
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Setup Kubuntu for passive cooling due to a failing fan

The laptop in question is an HP laptop with AMD Ryzen 5500U. The fan is no longer working and I cannot take it for repairing before a week or two. So I still want the laptop to work without the fan ...
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NBFC - Notebook Fan Control [closed]

I want to make fan run at full speed. NBFS is working in my laptop, and I can change speed. The only thing I need is the settings to make it run always on full speed. HP ProBook 6550b.xml file is ...
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FAN Speed Control - HP EliteBook 8440p

I've HP Laptop EliteBook 8440p and I am new to linux. I want to control my laptop's Fan speed, I was able to do so very easily in windows 7 by using the HWinfo software but in linux it is difficult. I ...
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Problem with a Graphic Card AMD HD 7470 OEM

I am having a problem with my AMD HD 7470 OEM graphics card. What happens is that after a while using the PC the fans of the graphics card stop spinning. You need to restart the PC or remove the ...
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Ubuntu Power Optimisation Problem. CPU Heated everytime, Fans are running all time

I have recently dual boot from windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. My Laptop Specifications: Lenovo Ideapad L340, i7 9750H, Nvidia 1650 Graphics Card. Problems: CPU is heated every time and fans are on all ...
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Fan not work on Dell precision 3510

I have a dell precision 3510 with one fan and My fan speed is 0 rpm all the time. sensors | grep fan fan1: 0 RPM Also when I use i8kmon: temp, left fan state, right fan state, ac state: 40 -...
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Nvidia gpu getting hot in Ubuntu 20.04

I'm new to the Ubuntu world, and even though I love the vibe, I cannot use it professionally (I'm web Dev). I have set up a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. Turns out that when nothing is ...
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Laptop fan runs at full speed for a few minutes on startup

My current laptop is an MSI but I've also encountered the same issue on a MacBook Pro & a Samsung laptop. All have dedicated GPU RAM. Running Ubuntu 21.04, Intel i7, 32GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce RTX ...
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Fan On The Left Side of Laptop Only Working Occassionally

The fan on my laptop only works occassionally (I estimate it's about 15% of the time). The fan won't work most of the time then, occasionally (usually at least once a day) when I'm playing quite low ...
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Ubuntu 21.04-21.10 Random shutdowns, no logs

Hardware (hardinfo): I hope this isn't a hardware issue... OS: Ubuntu 21.10 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz, 1 physical processor; 4 cores; 8 threads RAM: 7858608 KiB (AKA ...
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Asus X571 notebook shutting down because critical temperature is reached (99°C)

It has happened several times that my notebook suddenly switches off due to the CPU reaching critical temperature, as can be seen in the log. Strange, however, that the CPU fan is not already running ...
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Computer doesn't sleep on disk decryption screen

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 with LUKS full-disk encryption. When I enter the screen that asks me to enter the encryption key, the computer doesn't suspend until I've entered it. On two occasions, I have ...
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How do I set fan speed to max in Ubuntu?

My laptop tends to run really hot and I don't think Ubuntu is increasing the fan rpm enough to match the rising temperature. I have looked at a few fan speed related tutorials and they all go into ...
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Possible broken temperature sensor

My Ubuntu server shut itself off today and after looking at the /var/log/kern.log it was because it overheated: Sep 8 07:00:22 ipc2-server kernel: [289498.255583] QNX4 filesystem 0.2.3 registered. ...
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Laptop freezing after Ubuntu kernel 5.11.0-34-generic

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 7th gen with Ubuntu 20.04 installed. The current kernel version installed is 5.11.0-34-generic. Few days ago, my laptop froze completely and after a forced shutdown ...
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Ubuntu Studio (sometimes) i7 core stuck at 100%

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal Hello. I run Ubuntu Studio in an Acer Aspire V Slim which I upgraded with SSD and a Polaris_CX motherboard....
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Heating and Fan control issues on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

My Alienware m15 R5 has an overheating problem because the fans are not working. Here is the output from sudo pwmconfig: # pwmconfig version 3.6.0 This program will search your sensors for pulse width ...
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Fans Not working in Ubuntu 18.04.5

I have seen the being asked since long time, but it still hasn't been addressed. I use DELL G3. My fans are completely unresponsive in Ubuntu (But they work well in Windows). When I try sudo pwmconfig ...
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Underclock AMD GPU? Ubuntu 21.04

I have a laptop with integrated Intel hd card and dedicated AMD Radeon HD 8790M my AMD card having a overheating problem, whenever i start a heavy game my laptop shut down immediately. now i want a ...
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Laptop starts overheating if secure boot is enabled

After spending hours to fix the overheating problem on my laptop running Ubuntu 20.04, I've figured it out is that all I have to do is to disable Secure Boot, the temp went down tremendously from 90~...
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Fans not running in Ubuntu 20.04 Lenovo Legion Y540 [duplicate]

I have started to use Lenovo legion Y540 in dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. And I am having issue with my fan speed. I am unable to see what the current fan speed is and the fan seems to ...
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How Can I tell if I have a fan

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on an older Dell laptop, and recently, I noticed that it has been getting very hot. I tried running sudo pwmconfig, the output of which was; Found the following fan sensors: ...
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Nvidia Quadro K1200 running hot on latest driver 470 vs 390 on ubuntu 20.04

Nvidia Quadro K1200 running hot on latest driver 470 vs 390 on ubuntu 20.04. On driver 390, it shows temperature of the card at 70 c average and slowdown temperature of 127 c, while on 470 it is ...
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Battery drainage and overheating while using Ubuntu on Acer Laptop

I have the very same issue as given in this link- Battary draining fast. I'm using Acer Nitro 7 which has NVIDIA GeForceGTX 1650 with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 Graphics card(mentioning this bcoz I think ...
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Laptop Crashing when using Make - Possible Thermal Issues?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.2 on a Lenovo Thinkpad P52s and sometimes run into issues when I use the make command with multiple cores (using the -j flag). My screen will freeze and the laptop will ...
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Almost impossible to set up fans

I'm not a techie but I've come a long way. Maybe someone can help me. Maybe there's just an app to change your fans that I haven't found. I've looked everywhere for help tools, tips or explanations ...
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Over heating issue with ubuntu in dual boot

These are the running processes after I used the systemctl list-units --type=service --state=running command I am using Ubuntu 20.04 on dual boot with windows 10.But, I don't know why but my laptop ...
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Overheating problem Ubuntu 20.04, false signal?

I'm on Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 with a LENOVO ThinkPad L13 Yoga. For a few days, Ubuntu has been crashing and turning off suddenly. Looking at logs with journalctl shows that the problem is overheating, ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 sudden random turn off

I'm on Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 with a LENOVO ThinkPad L13 Yoga. Since a few days ago, Ubuntu randomly suddenly turns off. No Shut down just an immediate turn off. It looks like a power loss. It sometimes ...
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Laptop overheating, can't install nvidia graphics drivers

I'm fairly new to the linux world, I've installed and started TLP based on some other answers here. One of the answers had mentioned that I should verify if my external graphics drivers have been ...
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