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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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Ubuntu randomly reboots on Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

I've been having several instances of Ubuntu randomly rebooting my laptop with not trace of an error message or clue to a reason why. I've checked the system logs but frankly I'm too new to this to ...
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My Ubuntu laptop fan spins at random moments

My laptop originally came with windows 8.1 but after a year I started dual booting Ubuntu Mate. Everything was fine back then. One day I started playing heavy end games on my laptop that started the ...
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System crashing, how to tell why?

I have a pretty standard hardware set up, Asrock TaiChi mb, 16G ram, NVidia 1050, couple hard disks. Running Ubuntu 18.10 with standard everything. While still on 18.04 the system started crashing, ...
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Laptop runs too hot, the fan runs silent

I'm currently using Ubuntu 18.10 on a machine with Nvidia OPTIMUS (GeForce 650M on Samsung NP550P5C-S01IN). Currently for Nvidia, I'm using nvidia-driver-390, though current selected GPU is Intel. My ...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04.1 not thermal throttling

I have a asus laptop (X705UDR), and installed ubuntu on it. However, I have some trouble with overheating under load, and after some investigation I noticed that, even when core temps reach 90+ ...
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Can I ignore the Virtual Temps in Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm using the Thinkfan program on ubuntu and I can get everything working fine so long as I ignore my Virtual Temperatures. Is this safe?
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Is there a way to set temperature thresholds in Ubuntu?

I want my fans to turn on before my laptop gets too hot for my lap, I'm not sure how I would do this
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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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What is the difference between coretemp-isa-0000 and “Virtual” temperatures?

I notice when I run thinkfan on my laptop, it has no problem running with just the coretemp sensors, but wont run with the virtual sensors. Do I need to include the virtual sensors in my thinkfan....
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Issues with HWMON changing names on reboot

I am using Thinkfan on my laptop to manage what temperature level I want the fans to turn on for. For some reason recently Thinkfan has not been running on startup and its because the the names for ...
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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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Fan control for ubuntu on Lenovo legion y520

Im working with CNN's and my laptop gets really hot when it compile models (Lenovo legion y520). This laptop model have an extra fan which I can't activate by my own... In windows there is a program ...
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CPU causing low gaming performance

Ok, first, english is not my native language, so I apologize for any poor phrasing. Second, I'm still learning about Linux, Ubuntu 18.04 to be more specific. This is the first time I use this OS and ...
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Computer shuts off randomly while installing ubuntu

I am trying to dualboot Ubuntu along side windows 10 on my computer. While running the installer my computer will randomly turn off. There is no error message or crash screen, it simply turns off. ...
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Ubuntu overheating possible hw damage + defaults to gentoo kernel + initramfs-tools issue + failed to detect appropriate partition

Hardware: https://www.asus.com/us/ROG-Republic-Of-Gamers/ROG-G750JS/specifications/ If ubuntu is installed as a dualboot with other distro it want's to use other HDD by default when first HDD has ...
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Unusually hot Asus UX391UA

My newly bought Asus ZenBook S UX391UA runs unusually hot with Ubuntu 18.10. Even in the BIOS the temperature is around 70° after a cold boot, as shown here. After some minutes it normally raises up ...
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Laptop heats up on Ubuntu dualboot with Windows 10

I'm having issues with dual booting Ubuntu and win10. My laptop seems to get kinda hot when running Ubuntu, but is ice cold with win10. Sensors says the following: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA ...
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Lenovo high temperatures and loud fan

i have Lenovo Y50-70 with Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and problem with high temperatures and loud fan and fast empty battery This is not a problem in Windows i read this post , when i type sudo pwmconfig ...
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Heating Issue on Ubuntu 18.04 | Fujitsu AH502

Though CPU usage is minimal, yet the core temperature is greater than 54°C (129°F). Another issue is if I start the browser core temperature that would reach 60°C (140°F), the CPU usage would ascend ...
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How do I turn the fan on?

I have a fairly oldish system76 laptop and the fan does not turn on automatically any longer, so the CPU overheats and the laptop powers off all the time. I opened it and cleaned it from dust. I also ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 MacBook Pro: GPU as possible cause of overheating?

recently I revived my old MacBook Pro 5,5 by installing Ubuntu 18.04. It runs nicely, but as expected (because everybody seems to have this problem) it generates a lot more heat than when running Mac ...
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My laptop is getting very hot

I am using ubuntu 16.04, my laptop gets heated and the fans does not stop and the battery drains fast, i'm working on a brand new Lenovo ideapad 320-15ikb I7 8550u mx150. Solutions ?
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Is it possible to bring these chip temperatures down?

Today I installed kubuntu 18.04 on my laptop, and I'm having some problems with it. One of the problems is the high temperature of two chips. When running the command sensors in the terminal I get the ...
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Overheating issues after the new update 18.04 LTS

today after installing the new security update i noticed the temperature rising 12 degrees (from 50C to 62C while not using any apps) anyway i can fix it? i installed tlp which made the laptop faster ...
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Package temperature above threshold false alarms

My kern.log has this kind of song and dance every 5 minutes: Sep 10 20:56:41 cabron kernel: [99978.849080] CPU6: Core temperature/speed normal Sep 10 20:56:41 cabron kernel: [99978.849081] CPU4: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Dell XPS 9560 Overheating with minimum load

Since I upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on my Dell XPS 9560 I faced many issues like not recognized the NVIDIA GPU and dead touchpad. Right now the issue is that even with a minimum ...
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Having a lot of problems with Ubuntu 18.04

Laptop - Asus X550L; 8 gb RAM, i7 - 4500U, 1.8GHz Wifi stops working after a while. I used to think when battery goes below 10% or so, (only in case of ubuntu) but nowadays, it is randomly switching ...
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Bad temperature management on X1 Yoga

On my new ThinkPad X1 Yoga running Ubuntu 18.04 with thermald and TLP I noticed very annoying behaviour by the temperature management software: The computer runs hot due to intensive load. The CPUs ...
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Power Management governor changes alone from powersave to performance

So, I'm having some overheating problems with an HP Envy 15 that are driving me nuts. See this and this for reference. Anyway, I did an Ubuntu 18.04 fresh install. Also installed tlp and cpufrequtils....
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xubuntu - CPU at 78C while watching youtube videos

Xubuntu 18.04 CPU: i3-2348m GPU: gt645m RAM: 8gb 600mhz-ish ddr3 The other posts didn't help me, don't mark it as a duplicate I do have bumblebee installed heard if you don't have it installed, you ...
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Laptop overheating after switching from windows to xubuntu

I recently switched from windows to xubuntu, just because i was getting bored of the same UI. Whenever i do light stuff such as watching YouTube videos, my fans are much louder than when i had ...
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CPU temperatures 90+ degrees Celsius on 2.5GHz and above

I noticed with the help of psensors that my CPU overheats to 90-97 degrees celcius if it gets above 2.5GHz. I am using a Lenovo Y720 laptop. I tested this both in games and by CPU stress test. I found ...
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Laptop heating-up problem and fan controls

I just have installed Ubuntu alongside my Windows 10. The problem is that my laptop(HP pavillion 15) heats up too much. When I'm running on Windows, the temperatures for CPU and GPU are around 40 ...
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laptop overheat after update/install of 18.04 lts from 16.04 lts

I had tried to update my 16.04lts to 18.04lts successfully, but right after it requested for a reboot my laptop (Dell Inspiron N5010) simply turned off. I tried turning it on, but right after it tells ...
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How to make the fan work on my Toshiba Satellite with Ubuntu 18.04?

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and have been noticing that the fan on my Toshiba Satellite A665-5177X never spins. This results in CPU temp reaching 80-95°C and CPU clock being throttled. ...
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How do I change driver for intel graphics and what options are available?

Ever since I last upgraded my Ubuntu system, believe it was to 16.10, I've had severe overheating issues. Now I've upgraded again to 18.04.1 and I still have the same issues. I thought it was simply ...
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Set max power level of Nvidia PowerMizer to 1

I have Dell XPS with GTX 1050 and Ubuntu 18.04. I am trying to set max performance level on my GPU so that my laptop does not heat up so much. The problem is that normally with the adaptive mode set ...
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Getting “critical temp reached” shutdowns randomly, without fans or very high CPU temps

With hardly any CPU intensity (ex. just Chrome and Atom open) my HP Spectre x360 will randomly shutdown. After checking the system logs, thermald sends a priority 6 critical temp, which shuts ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 18.04 Overheating and Battery Problem

I bought a new laptop : HP Pavilion 15 CB001NT. Specifications : i7 7700hq - 16 gb ram - gtx 1050 - 1 tb hdd & 256 gb ssd I installed Ubuntu 18.04 along side Windows 10 (SSD). Also I installed ...
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What is nautilus-desktop - CPU hungry process [Ubuntu 18.04]

for a few days I was having overheating problems with my laptop and i realized that my CPU was constantly oscillating around 30%. When checking with top I noticed a process called nautilus-desktop was ...
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Nvidia 390 driver overheat on optimus laptop

I am using a Lenovo Legion Y720 laptop, with a GTX 1060 GPU and an i7 7700HQ CPU. I used to have the Nvidia 384 driver installed and everything was fine, until the 390 driver hit and I began to get ...
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Interpreting and acting upon `sensors` outuput

My Thinkpad W-510 has been crashing a lot because of overheating. Right now I have a fan literally laying on the keyboard (it's docked). This isn't unique to Ubuntu I think. I think it was ...
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Surface Book 2 - CPU1 always at 89-91% usage (hot) [18.04]

I've been trying to find people with similar issues as me, and no luck. I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my newly bought Microsoft Surface Book 2 - and it's a very handy and portable machine. I know ...
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CPU temperature goes high when playing video in a browser - what can I do?

My laptop is overheating almost 90 degrees. This doesn't seem normal with only a browser running. I used an answer by Bernard Wei to find out what was triggering my overheating problem Try running ...
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continuous running of fans (overheating) on Dell XPS 15 9560

Laptop in title has Ubuntu 18.04 installed and after installing the latest update yesterday (9.7.2018) fan(s) were running continuously. I have proprietary NVIDIA drivers installed and until yesterday ...
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AMD Radeon wrong fan speed

I have a Dell XPS 8700 PC with AMD Radeon 270. The system is currently Ubuntu 18.04 although the same happened on 14.04, using Ubuntu's open source drivers. The overall problem with the GPU card was ...
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ASUS Fan Control

First, I am well aware of the numerous other posts, all of which I have read through many times, trying each of their solutions and variants of it, so please do not flag as duplicate or post links to ...
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Will my laptop overheat and melt components?

I recently installed xubuntu 16.04 on an older Macbook Air, and I'm noticing that after 30 min or so the laptop gets really hot and the fan gets really loud. When I boot into the macOS partition this ...
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Acer Aspire V3-571g fan does not start once stopped

my laptops fans behave very strange on Ubuntu. My laptop is a Acer aspire V3-571g. I will try to explain what happens. When i first boot my laptop every thing works fine. Then after a while it ...