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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Fan 0 RPM, hardware or software error?

I have a new computer and after approx. two weeks I noticed the unit heating up and the fan no longer on. I have checked and despite the heat, it is always at 0 RPM. I was unable to find any fan ...
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CPU fan works very fast

since I upgraded to 21.04, I realized the CPU fan is working with more sound and speed, even when I'm in online classes or watching a YouTube video or just I'm in Firefox. I didn't have this problem ...
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ridiculous high pci adapter temperature shown

I'm using ubuntu server 20.04 and just checked my sensors via watch sensors and this is the output: nouveau-pci-0b00 Adapter: PCI adapter fan1: 930 RPM temp1: 843.0°C (high = +95.0°C, ...
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How to increase Fan Speed In Ubuntu On Elitebook 8560w

Hi I have Elitebook 8560w with ubuntu 20.04 Installed and this is my CPU Temperature From Just Browsing Nothing Heavy BAT0-acpi-0 Adapter: ACPI interface in0: 16.97 V curr1: 0.00 A ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa), with MATE DE. GNOME folders keep re-appearing in MATE DE environment, even after uninstalling GNOME

(Someone has tried to mark this as a duplicate. However, my question is not just on how to uninstall gnome (I've already used the given link to uninstall & it didn't work). I mainly want to know ...
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Unable to control my cooling fan

I'm using Asus Tuf gaming fx504ge and I recently changed my OS from Windows to Ubuntu but I'm unable to control my cooling fan... I tried almost all the article I found on the internet but nothing ...
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HDD overheat on AC power, Ubuntu 20.04 installed on SSD

I have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my HP-Pavilion x360 laptop. There are two drives SSD(500GB) and HDD(1TB), Ubuntu is installed on SSD alongside windows. Whenever I plug my laptop into AC ...
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Ubuntu on ThinkPad: fan not working and “critical temp reached”

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on ThinkPad L14 Gen 2 (intel). It crashes almost every time compiling a TeX document with more than 20 images. The last few lines of log from journalctl -b -1 -e give me: &...
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ACPI boot errors causing power management issues/thermal shutdown

I'm using an HP 255 G7 laptop with AMD Ryzen3 CPU I bought new two years ago with no preinstalled OS. I have never been able to use it properly with any distro (Ubuntu principally but also other ...
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Hi, I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 I'm having overheating issues

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on the dell inspiron 15 5575. The PC started to heat up rapidly. It is OK when it is idle. But heats up while coding. Please help what can I do to reduce it
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Is there an alternative to Ubuntu 20.04 which does by itself avoid the overheating issues of Ubuntu 20.04?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04 from 18.04 I got a drastic (*) increase in heat generation. That much that the fans run non-stop when, for example, writing here. I've seen some suggestions for ...
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Understanding the output of sensors command in Ubuntu

I have a remote ubuntu NUC installed at client location. Below is the output of sensors command: pch_skylake-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +60.5°C acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: ...
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What troubleshooting steps should I take if my machine seems to be overheating and slowing down?

There are a lot (a lot) of related questions, but as far as I can tell they're all fairly low quality or hyper specific. There are also a lot of articles online about managing overheating but it's ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS machine heating

I am Using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Machine with dual booting I have dual-booted both windows 10 & ubuntu 20.04 in the SSD (250GB). I have noticed that while using ubuntu fan speed is very high & ...
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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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Asus vivobook 15 with ryzen5 2500u APU heating up way more than usual

Two days ago, I installed Ubuntu and right after that the biggest problem I am facing is my laptop CPU temperature on both windows 10 and Ubuntu have really gotten worse. Before I used to get around ...
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Nvidia proprietary driver causing overheat

I've a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 lts and having nvidia mx150 as my GPU. When I watch an HD video or do some GPU dedicated tasks like animation or deep learning, I see my core temperatures rising ...
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high temp reading in all linux distros

Hi im new here hoping for some help. I have tried and installed many linux distros and always get this one high temp reading: Im using a dell vostro 3550 Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2310M CPU @ 2....
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS over heating

I have dual booted both the windows 10 & ubuntu 20.04 in the SSD (512GB). I have noticed that while using ubuntu fan speed is very high & system gets over heat even when few software are ...
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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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laptop overheating after installing ubuntu

i have HP PAVILLON with intel core i7 10th generation and NVIDIA GeForce MX250 that word pretty well with windows 10, but after installing ubuntu 20.04 my laptop start heating for no reason, can you ...
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Laptop Heating in ubuntu , no issue in windows what to do?

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside windows in msi GS75 Stealth-243(Intel® Core™ i7-9750H CPU @ 2.60GHz × 12, Intel® UHD Graphics 630 (CFL GT2)). I'm experiencing unusual heating issues when I'm ...
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lm-sensors, what's the difference between “max” and “crit” temperature?

running sensors -j -u i get, among other things, { "coretemp-isa-0001":{ "Adapter": "ISA adapter", "Core 0":{ "temp2_input": ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Dual Boot Overheating in Dell Inspiron 5402

I own a brand new Dell Inspiron 5402. According to Dell, it should support Ubuntu 20.04 (https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-ph/drivers/supportedos/inspiron-14-5402-laptop?ref=oscompatibility). ...
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CPU thermal issue: my dell precision suddenly starts overheat while performing the same old tasks

I've a dell precision m4800 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. Some months ago I started using i8K to better control the fan speed and keep temperature low. Since then, I've always used my PC for the same ...
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Processor overheats and system slows right down

Had 18.10-no problem. Upgraded to LTS 20.4.1.Toshiba Satellite laptop. Since then the processor overheats and system slows right down. Checked System Monitor and there is nothing obvious happening, ...
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lm-sensors and psensor have different temp1 readings

Using psensor, temp1 reads at around 92 degrees Celsius (and fan spins at around 4000RPM) while lm-sensors' temp1 reading is at 32 degrees. This is the psensor reading. This is the lm-sensors reading. ...
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How can I manually set values for `/sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/thermal_throttle/*`?

Something seems to be wrong with either my motheboard or battery, because incorrect and static values are being recorded to /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/thermal_throttle/core_throttle_count 2906 ...
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Inappropriate Fan Control on Asus Laptop Ubuntu 20.10 [duplicate]

My Asus laptop running Ubuntu 20.10 constantly overheats and does not appropriately increase the fan speed to accommodate. When searching to see if there was a way I could manually control the fans, I ...
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20.04 shutdown suddenly but not restart

there is a kind of difficult situation here. I just installed ubuntu and used it for a few hours. All of a sudden, the laptop screen went blank. it stopped responding. I pressed shutdown. It was hot. ...
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Livepatch causing fatal overheating

For the past few months I have had issues on Ubuntu 20.04 where, on startup, my system begins overheating and temperatures shoot up over 90 C before all of my startup applications could open. I ...
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Dell laptop running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS overheating problem and fans running fast

While my PC is a pretty decent one and it came up with Ubuntu preinstalled the overheating problem was getting out of hand. I tried so many things like tlp thermald but none worked. Turns out when ...
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internet data consumption issues very high after installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

For the past 5 years, I have been using Win 7 in my Hp Pavilion DV6 Laptop. During that time, I didn’t face any unwanted internet data consumption issues. Recently empty my root from windows and I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - PC overheats and shuts down

Laptop model: Samsung RC530 I am a Ubuntu user since few years, but basic user so kinda like at a newbie level. I have this old Samsung RC530, and I wanted to bring some sparkle in it by installing ...
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Automatic underclocking processor at high temperatures for raspberry pi 4 with ubuntu 20.04

I have just got raspberry pi 4 B. I have installed only ubuntu 20.04 on it. I want to know like raspbian does new ubuntu (now with support for raspberry pi) automatically underclocks my processor at ...
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is this temperature range normal for 20.04? its an i5-10210ou and gpu is Nvidia MX250 and X Server setting is 'On Demand'

I've dual-booted 20.04 with Win10. my temperature rages from 45 to 51 degrees celsius on average even when the system is just booted up. Is it normal? click here for screenshot
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V-Sync and weird behavior (causing overheating)

In some game (Eve Online), VSync is somewhat broken on Ubuntu. Well. Maybe it is coming from the game itself, but some things tell me I can configure Ubuntu to get it work. How did I find out about ...
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CPU overheat and Freeze running Chrome [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 with Chrome 85.0.4183.121 (Official Build) (64-bit) on a Thinkpad Yoga 460 laptop with 8GB RAM and 1TB SSD. If I have more than 10 tabs open in Chrome my system often comes to ...
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Do both thermald and acpi_thermal_pm do thermal management? Is one recommended over the other?

I heard that thermald is useful to prevent overheating, so I installed it on my system (running 20.04 LTS). When I run ps auxc | grep -i therm, I see the following: root 166 0.0 0.0 0 ...
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Lubuntu 18.04.5 64 stops GPD cooling system for no reason

I have Lubuntu64 LTS on a GPD WIN 1 ver 2 (z8750). Fresh install, no tweaks. On the login screen, it runs the cooling fan on full speed, but when I log in, it stops the fan immediately. It was OK to ...
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clevo laptop overheating fan problem

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on an external hdd disk (500 GB). After a couple of day i realized that there is a slowness with internet searching and even after click it took about 20 seconds to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 overheating after ffmpeg installation

I have recently installed ffmpeg by: sudo snap install ffmpeg on my Ubuntu 18.04 desktop. Unfortunately, when I play a video (same problem with mp4, mkv, 3gp) , the temperature starts to rise over 80 ...
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How to reduce heat exhaustion of Nvidia GPU (MX110 laptop GPU) on Ubuntu?

Can anyone help me by guiding how to reduce GPU (Nvidia MX110) temp in Ubuntu? The exhaust of my laptop becomes a hot air blower, even if the graphics rendering is the switched to Intel iGPU and ...
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How to rollback unattended upgrade command

My system hardware is facing abnormal heat after an upgrade. I want to rollback to check if it is the reason for the heat. I brought the history using: gedit /var/log/apt/history.log I see a lot of ...
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Overheating and not charging problem when I installed Ubuntu 20.04

After Installing Ubuntu 20.04 I am having an overheating problem and my charging stops because of it even in the idle state of the processors. But with windows neither my charging stops nor my laptop ...
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My laptop is acting Weird

So I have lenovo thinkbook 14ml i3 10gen 8GB DDR4, 256 SSD, 1TB HHD. When ever I bootup my laptop after say few hours of power off, it shows errors like. Cant find command 'hwmatch', A lot of secure ...
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CPU fan runs continuously

I have a Lenevo Ideapad 720S-13IKB (Type 81BV) with Ubuntu 20.04 in it. Note: Support page. Even when my computer is at idle and using less than 5% of processing power and less than 1GB ram my ...
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Dell XPS 15 7590 Heat problem

I have a Dell XPS 15 7590 and wondered if there were other people who had problems with the computer getting incredibly hot some times. Are there things I can do to prevent it from warming up? ...
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“Disk is likely to fail soon” SMART error

Hi I am facing th "DISK IS LIKELY TO FAIL SOON (41° C / 106° F)" issue. My laptop is overheated. Currently i am using the coolpad for bringing down the heating issue. My laptop battery is ...

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