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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Overheating in Ubuntu 20.04 and 18.04 but not 16.04

I'm having annoying overheating problems with the new Ubuntu 20.04, that I also had some time ago when trying 18.04. However 16.04, that I continue to use, works very fine as if it did not age, so ...
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3 processes start taking up all the CPU, computer overheats. How do I shut them off?

I have an old computer with Ubuntu 16. When I'm working on it, I'm not signed in as Admin. A few days ago I did an update and since then, it's happened twice that after several hours of working, I ...
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Old Mac Mini, fans arent working (shuts down due to overheating)

I'm currently not able to directly access the machine so I'm sorry to not being able to provide all the details right now but this is the info: It is an old Mac Mini. It runs Ubuntu 16.04 LTS It runs ...
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Dell G7 Laptop Freezing Intermittently on 20.04

I have a Dell G7 15 7590 laptop. I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04. Now one to two times a day the computer freezes. Sometimes it comes back and sometimes I think a full restart is required. cat /...
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GPU fan turns off and display turns off

My GPU fan turns off after running for some time and the display blacks out. After some investigation, I found that the GPU was too hot and probably got shut down for good but the same issue doesn't ...
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Cooling fans not working on Asus TUF FX505DT after dual boot in Ubuntu 18.04

Till i was using Windows 10 solely, cooling fans were working fine but after dual boot with Ubuntu the cooling fans are not working in Ubuntu 18.04 but, fans still work in windows. Also i am not able ...
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My laptop overheats while watching videos and fans will be always on

I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my old laptop hp pavilon dv6 (CPU Intel® Core™ i5 CPU M 430 @ 2.27GHz, Mem 5,8 GB, Graphics GeForce GT 320M/PCIe/SSE2). When I try to watch a video online, my Laptop ...
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XPS 15-7590 with heavy GPU load crashes on Ubuntu 16.04

The problem in short: My XPS 15-7590 crashes on Ubuntu 16.04 under a heavy GPU load. I suspect this is caused by the GPU overheating (thermal throttling not working) as the GPU seems to crash as soon ...
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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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CPU overheating all the time on Asus gl703ge with dual gpu intel and nvidia 1050Ti

After I install Ubuntu on it, the cpus are always on high temperatures even with minimum cpu load. I even removed nvidia drivers to force use only intels, yet it is the same. At this time the load on ...
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When accessing “Other locations” in files, I'm seeing other computers that I don't want to see

Running 19.10 Gnome 64 bit, fresh install. When I browse my file system and click on "other locations" on the bottom of the left side pane, it opens up so I see my secondary hard drive as well as my ...
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Lenovo Y540 overheating issue

I have recently increased the size of my Ubuntu /home directory and reinstalled both Windows and Ubuntu on my Lenovo Legion Y540 laptop. Installation went smooth, but after all of it I have noticed ...
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My laptop get super hot when charging under Ubuntu 18.04

hello everyone.I installed Ubuntu 18.04Lts on my laptop(Machrevo,with i5-8265U,nvidia MX250).My laptop's OEM system is windows10,and will get super(maybe 220F,I guess)hot when charging--the ...
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Overheating Ubuntu 20.04 Dell Inspiron 7570

Since I updated to Ubuntu 20.04, I have overheating problems with my laptop and it is slow. My processor is an Intel® Core ™ i7-8550U, Nvidia Geforce 940MX, I have Dual boot Windows10 / Ubuntu. I ...
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lm-sensors stops reading temp1, causes overheating

Once in a while, after waking my laptop from sleep (a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 on Ubuntu 18.04) lm-sensors will fail to read temp1 and as a result, thinkfan seems to think the temperature is low and does ...
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Rapid Battery drainage and overheating

I bought a new Acer Swift 3 SF314-55G, the day before yesterday. I dual booted it with ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop version. ANd started using ubuntu itself. The laptop started heating up, even with ...
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Overheating problem Ubuntu 20.04

I updated from 18.04 to 20.04 a couple of weeks ago. With 18.04 the mean temperature was between 28 and 40° in light usage (YouTube, browsing etc.), now with 20.04 is always over 40°, also while in ...
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high cpu/gpu temerature after installing nvidia drivers

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04 on a laptop with an Intel i7-4700mq and a Nvidia GTX 770m. After the fresh installation , everything worked with the Nouveau driver. After installing the proprietary ...
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ASUS UX533F temperature too high and fan off on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, my laptop's temperature goes fairly high without intensive CPU activity. The fan(s) remain off under heavy CPU load and the temperature goes very high. I don't ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS overheating after upgrading from ubuntu 19

I have just upgraded my machine from Ubuntu 19 to 20.04 LTS and it started overheating. Ubuntu 19 was working fine and the upgrade has not changed my configuration files (i.e. the turbo is still ...
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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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MacBook Air issues on ubuntu 20.04 (overheat, battery, trackpad, sound and screen color)

EDITED: below is the output for lspci -k | grep -EA3 'VGA|3D|Display' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 6000 (rev 09) Subsystem: Apple Inc. HD Graphics 6000 Kernel ...
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Laptop still on/overheats when lid closed

After issues with Windows, I decided to try out Linux. On Windows, when I close the lid, the fan turns off and can be placed in my backpack. Opening the lid, it quickly resumes where it left off. I am ...
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Ubuntu overheats while charging since update to 20.04

Since I upgraded Ubuntu to the latest LTS version, it has turned into an oven while charging. It reaches up to 90 ºC despite not using it for much (coding and listening to music at the same time, with ...
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Acer swift 3 high CPU temperature and fan not running

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. My computer is a Swift-SF314-57 but I am experiencing issues with my CPU (Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1) temperature which is pretty high: iwlwifi_1-virtual-0 Adapter: ...
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Asus Laptop Running hot with high fan speed after upgrade to 20.04

Upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04. Running much hotter and fan running at high speed all the time. Even with no open programs. Cpu under 10%. I did kernel 5.6.7 update. Still the same. Asus ROG Strix Scar ...
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I dual booted Ubuntu with Windows 10 and now my Ubuntu is running very weird and making a lot of sounds

I recently Dual Booted Ubuntu with Windows 10 and now my Ubuntu machine is running slower than I expected and its really weird, sometimes out of nowhere it just makes tons of noise like overheating ...
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Overheating ubuntu 20.04

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my ASUS laptop, and I noticed an overheating of my laptop. on the other hand in the version ubuntu 19.04 I did not notice this problem, is there a solution thank you
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Overheating issue in Ubuntu Budgie

I have installed Ubuntu Budgie alongside windows in my MSI GL63-9RDS(i5-9300H, 8GB RAM, 4GB 1050TI Geforce GTX, 512GB Nvme SSD). Just after the first day I'm experiencing unusual heating issues when I'...
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monitoring CPU temperature

I am getting frequent journal messages indicating CPU throttling due to the CPU temperatures exceeding the threshold. Several lines like this: mce: CPU6: Package temperature above threshold, cpu ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Shutdown after Overheating

I use a Thinkpad L13. Now, I have thermal issues especially under full load. When I run my Python program which utilizes all cores, my laptop shuts down soon. What have I tried so far? I installed ...
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Why does ubuntu gets heated up in even processing a simple game

I am a new user of ubuntu , I liked ubuntu very much , it have great performance but I am somewhat upset because in ubuntu when I run even a very simple game e.g. chess , then I notice that it start ...
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Can't control fan speed

lm sensors, pwmconfig etc did not help me so im asking if there is a solution for fan speed control. When idle my temps are 40 to 45C but when I play games it raises to over 80 and my fans barely ...
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Ubuntu restarts randomly after Intel extreme tuning

I have a dual boot Ubuntu 18/Win10 setup. On win10, I was using the intel extreme tuning tool to undervolt my system to make it run cooler. I ran an offset of -0.025V, and windows could still play ...
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Radeon Graphic overheating on Lenovo-G500

I'm runing Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan on Lenovo-G500. This laptop might have it's age however it used to run Windows and without a problem run some older games. I think something is wrong with settings ...
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suspended overheating problem on DELL G5 15 5590; 18.04 bionic - best way to proceed?

I recently (~10 d) got such a device to do some number crunching: DELL G5 15 5590 it came with a respectable nvidia GPU, but a Win10 pre-install which didn't bother me. linux is not officially ...
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MacBook Pro gets hot and slow when using Ubuntu 18.04

I recently bought a MacBook pro 2012. I have also installed Ubuntu 18.04 but it is overheating when I'm using ubuntu. I have installed macfanctld and mbpfan and I have set the min fan speed to 6000 ...
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MSI pe62-8rc overheating in ubuntu 18.04 but not in windows

I am quite new to Ubuntu and I have installed Ubuntu alongside Win 10. The problem is that when I am surfing by chrome in Ubuntu, the fans getting run faster especially the right fan. They work great ...
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Dell Latitude E5470 heating up, Ubuntu 18.04

Newbie here, I installed Ubuntu 18.04 yesterday, and since then I noticed that the right side of the laptop especially at the palm rest area is very warm, my right hand is always sweating. I didn't ...
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Dell Inspiron with NVIDIA GPU overheating while gaming on Ubuntu 18.04

I recently got a Dell Inspiron with a dedicated GeForce MX150. I'm using nvidia-driver-440 and everything works fine, except that while playing Underlords with best looking settings, CPU and GPU ...
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hand control to “thinkfan”

I'm struggling to get thinkfan set up and working on my lenovo x250. I have it installed, but I'm not convinced it is controlling the fan speed. If I run: $ cat /proc/acpi/ibm/fan in the Terminal, I ...
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HP Laptop is running very hot after installing Ubuntu?

I have a pretty decent laptop and it should be more than enough to run Ubuntu for programming, but Ubuntu seems to be much hotter than it should be, compared to Windows 10. I'm new to Linux and using ...
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ASUS Fan Working Non-Stop on AC Power After Upgrade to kernel 5.3.0-42

I've upgraded to the latest kernel a few days ago and noticing my fan always working on AC power. My machine: ASUS X550VX Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Kernel : Linux 5.3.0-42-generic I've came across all ...
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How to control the fan speed for acer helios 300 when Ubuntu 18.04 OS is operating

My laptop is getting overheated because the fans are not increasing the rpm as heat increases, this is a problem while I am loading the ubuntu 18.04 os on my dual booted preadator helios 300 laptop. I ...
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fan control for hp Envy x360 (laptop) overheating at 80C

...About an HP Envy x360 (not Spectre) and double booting Ubuntu 19.10 with windows 10. (I don't use W10) If I start up BOINC with using only 12.5% of the cpus ( 1 of 8), the temps run up to 80C. ( I ...
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19.10 CPU overheating & throttling in Ubuntu gaming; Windows is stable & smooth

Same game, Windows(native): 140 FPS, CPU temperatures are around 70-80°C Ubuntu(native): Starts at 140 FPS, then throttles down and up like crazies, CPU temperatures are around 90°C, also the fans ...
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how to control fan on ubuntu in lenovo legion y530

On a Lenovo Legion Y530 running Ubuntu 18.04, ideally I don't hear the fan running. When I do Fn+Alt+q, the fan start to run very fast; the laptop start to heat and after some time it run for certain ...
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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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Asus Vivobook 15 - Boot logo shows twice, high fan speed and overheating

So I bought new Asus Vivobook 15 with Ryzen 7 3700u. I decided to install Ubuntu 19.10 on it and the installation process went OK. After the first boot I noticed that my fan speed went really high ...
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Ubuntu 19.10, 100% GPU usage, overheating

I have a laptop with AMD Ryzen 5 3500U, integrated VEGA GPU. Lately it is always overheating even while doing nothing, CPU usage very low. Using radeontop, it turns out that the GPU is running at or ...

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