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Dropping messages on ethernet via UDP on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I am currently working with a LiDAR sensor and connecting it to my Dell Precision 5560 PC running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. It has only USB C ports hence I am using a Dell USB C to RJ45 adapter for ethernet ...
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Temperature shown from /usr/bin/landscape-sysinfo does not match any sensors temperature

On all my systems (most of the running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS), the temperature shown by /usr/bin/landscape-sysinfo is different (and always much higher) than any of the temperatures shown by the sensors ...
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Problem detecting temperature and speed sensors in Ubuntu

I installed lm-sensors and then psensor to monitor temperature and speed on my Ubuntu laptop, but when I run sudo sensors-detect, I get "No i2c device files found". Any advice on how to fix ...
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screen rotation fix with ACCEL_MOUNT_MATRIX on TrekStor SurfTab W1

Hi askUbuntu community I recently managed to install Ubuntu 22.04 on a TrekStor Surftab W1 10.1, and I have problems with the screen rotation. With research, I figured out that I need to adapt the ...
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Fujitsu Esprimo E920 fan control

I am using a Fujitsu Esprimo E920 as a server. It is nice and quiet but controlling the fans seems tricky. There are two 4-pin fan headers (and a third not populated) that have the CPU fan and a case ...
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Ubuntu fan noise while watching videos

While watching videos on either YouTube or anywhere else, on Ubuntu 22.04 creates high CPU utilization and fan noise. What's the reason? Is this okay and how do I avoid it? My Windows dual booted with ...
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High CPU temperature

My CPU (AMD FX-6300) temp sensor (k10temp-pci-00c3) reports extreme temperatures even when opening a browser or playing a video. This cause the system malfunction. It was working fine before. k10temp-...
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How to autorotate convertible laptop screen in Ubuntu and Kubuntu?

I have a HP x360 14a Chromebook (BLOOGUARD), and it supports automatic screen rotation in tablet mode in ChromeOS. I installed Kubuntu 23.04 using MrChromebox.tech UEFI. How to enable automatic screen ...
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Problem to install Fancontrol with Ubuntu 22.04 and MSI motherboard

I wanted to control my fan speed with the fancontrol package. I soon run into this problem: /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed After a bit of research, I realised ...
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Internal webcamera with hi847 sensor doesn't work on alder lake platform

I have dualboot system with Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22.10. Notebook based on intel Alder Lake platform with i5 1230u processor. Internal WebCamera (HI847) sensor doesn't work in Ubuntu, but works in ...
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sensors-detect not detecting or adding modules (22.04)

So I have the following system: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8 Cores 32 GB DDR4 GIGABYTE X570S AORUS ELITE AX GIGABYTE NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Rev 2.0 8GB NZXT Kraken x53 AIO Cooler (2 fans 1 pump) Corsair ...
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Fingerprint sensor on Lenovo V17-IIL is not recognized

I have a Lenovo V17-IIL with a fingerprint sensor working on Windows. Now I have Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS and the "Unlock with fingerprint" option is not shown in the settings. I tried searching ...
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Need to get more info on my sensors, fan speed etc

I had sensors working in 18.04 but having difficulties with 20.04 I installed sensors and ran sensors-detect selecting the default choices. I would appreciate the opportunity to learn what I need to ...
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Auto screen brightness in X1 Carbon 8th gen in Ubuntu 22.04

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 on a X1 Carbon 8th gen and I am surprised to find that there is no configuration related to auto screen brightness in system settings. Do I need to install additional drivers/...
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Ryzen CPU Core and Socket Temps - Is this available via sensors?

Evening! I'm trying to find a way to display Ryzen CPU Core and Socket temperatures... I'm not sure if there's a way or not. Here's the output of 'lscpu' server:~$ sudo lscpu Architecture: ...
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What's the extent of the damage that lm_sensors can do?

I started using lm_sensors in Ubuntu 22.04 (on a desktop PC) for the purpose of checking my CPU temperature and have a look at what other sensors there might be. I don't have much knowledge in the ...
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How to disable Ubuntu control of fan speed

I have dual boot with Ubuntu 22.04, kernel version: 5.17.5-051705-generic and Windows 10. When using Windows, the fans work silently, while in the case of Ubuntu, it seems that they are set to the ...
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Loud fan [PC] fan on ubuntu server

It's probably hardware thing, but i would like to know if I can do something about it. So, i have a pc that i run as a plex/file server in my room where i sleep and live, so it's quite annoying. I don'...
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Sensors-detect is not detecting CPU core temp sensors

I have recently started using Ubuntu regularly and wanted a way to monitor my CPU temps. I did the steps online of installing lm-sensors and doing sensors-detect. This is the output for sensors-detect ...
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Motd temperature reading is incorrect after processor change

I recently changed my CPU and MOBO to i5-12400 installed in the Gigabyte B660M DS3H DD4 motherboard. Since then I have been having wrong motd Temperature readings: Welcome to Ubuntu 21.10 (GNU/Linux 5....
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lm-sensors: From sensors command, what is "Package id 0"?

When I run sensors on my xubuntu machine, I get the following: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +80.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) Core 0: +80.0°C (high = +100.0°...
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sodimm, so what? error updating sodimm

I bought a dell precision 5610 refurb, 6 core xeon, 32GB ram. I have Ubuntu on it. I keep getting a message: "Error Updating sodimm" performance so far seems to be OK, but I don't know what ...
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How to show indicators in top panel in ubuntu 20.04.3?

I have ubuntu 20.04.3. What i want is basically small graphical icons and then some sensors values, like cpu and ram usage percentage, cpu and gpu temp, network up/down speeds What I've tried sudo ...
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How to address Dell M6600 laptop sensor and fan speed issues

Does running i8kmon, thermald, and sensors simultaneously have known resource contention issues that cause fans to start spinning at lower temperatures than the thresholds I've configured? Is getting ...
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How to check if my fans working correctly

I own a hp laptop and recently I wonder if my fans work correctly. Assuming that I have always been based on a Windows experience and with that operating system, the fans were always activated and ...
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Actual CPU Core Temperature for AMD Threadripper 2970WX

When we get the CPU temperatures for an AMD Threadripper 2970WX in Ubuntu 20.04, does the reported temperatures account for the 27 degree celcius offset? Snippet of a sensors output: k10temp-pci-00c3 ...
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Unable to make thinkfan work - ERROR: /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon0/temp1_input: No such file or directory

I followed several guides to setup Thinkfan on my Thinkpad T420 as well as I could but I am still not able to get it working. Error $ sudo thinkfan -n ERROR: /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon0/temp1_input: No ...
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Temperature sensors hwmon5 and hwmon6 keep swapping around. How can I consistently monitor devices?

I have a PC (Asus Transformer 3 Pro T303UA) where I am trying to monitor the temperature of various devices (using conky). But on some boot-ups hwmon5 is the WiFi device and hwmon6 is the CPU but on ...
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How to unhide items in psensor?

I installed psensor and in the gui I right clicked on a sensor and then clicked hide. That sensor disappeared from the gui and I don't know how to get it back. Any insight on how to "unhide" ...
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Remapping a fan to work with a different temperature sensor?

I have what seems to be a driver problem on my machine powered by Kubuntu 20.04 LTS. A fan is sporadically driven to full speed and I noticed that when that happens the sensors command reports temp1 ...
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How to view what sensors-detect scanned?

I am using lm-sensors and Ran sensors-detect. Can I view what sensors-detect scanned for? At the end of running sensors detect I got a report, but I didn’t remember it. I want to see what sensors-...
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Aorus Z490 lm-sensors: Did sensors-detect corrupt my temperatures?

in linux I ran sensors-detect, which I now learned is a potentially dangerous program. Fortunately I am 90% confident I accepted all of the defaults. I want to be completely sure. I just got my pc and ...
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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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Crontab not Executes my python file but output is not generated...!

cronjob working perfectly but out is not generated, !!! when i run my python script manually it gives output , but in cron job it was not generating output Dec 23 15:10:01 raspberrypi CRON[3265]: (pi) ...
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What is the new equivalent of sensord?

Sensord is a daemon that can be used to periodically log sensor readings from hardware health-monitoring chips to syslog(3) or a round-robin database (RRD) and to alert when a sensor alarm is ...
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Dell laptop CPU temperature at 86°C while doing nothing ... and so fan at full speed

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 5000 series. I put Ubuntu 20.04 on a live USB key and run it. The problem is that the fan is at highest speed all the time even when doing nothing ... After trying ...
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how to ensure that sensors-detect didn't cause any damage

I bought a Dell Inspiron 15 5501 (Intel Core i7-1065G7) last week and installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10. I wanted to check if the fan was working in Ubuntu and found out that one can use ...
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lm-sensors only detects CPU temperatures, despite runing sensors-detect and loading /etc/modules (Intel i7 7700k + Asus TUF Z270 Mark II)

I am trying to monitor the temperatures and fan speeds of my desktop PC (Intel i7-7700k + Asus TUF Z270 Mark II + GeForce GTX 1060) through lm-sensors but sensors only outputs CPU info. I run several ...
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Logging sensors data every second

I'm new to this forum, so if I've made something wrong, please tell me. I made some research, but I can't understand the correct answer to my problem. I need to save CPU Temp, load and fan speed in ...
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Does 'sensors' command show accurate temprature of CPU cores?

I am a bit confused about how does sensors command work? My CPU Model is Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz When I turn on my laptop it shows me avg 50 degrees centigrade temperature, If I ...
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Terminal command to show a summary of memory used, temperature, and GPU use in a single screen, in a simple way

Is there a Terminal command to show a summary of memory used, temperature degrees, and GPU use in a single screen, in a simple way? I want in terminal to give me information in a summary fashion of ...
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What is the purpose of the snap Gnome-3-34-1804 in Kubuntu 20.04.1

I installed gnome-3-34-1804 using the command sudo snap install gnome-3-34-1804 (the base libraries and desktop integration components and shares it through the content interface) in Kubuntu 20.04.1, ...
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How to fix a fan's corrupt configuration?

My fan have noise issue.After doing pwmconfig, i found from 120 till 255(these are called pwm speed i guess) ,most are corrupts.Is there any way to fix it?Any application?Good with both linux and ...
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Confusing output in glances for GPU temperature

What is the output on amdgpu 1? SENSORS edge 47C Tdie 41C Tctl 41C amdgpu 1 565R [Update re: ...
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Fan sporadically maxed on wake-up due to unavailable sensor temperature

I'm running Kubuntu on my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (4th generation). Since a recent upgrade to 20.04 LTS, I have the following problem. Upon wake-up from standby the laptop's fan is sporadically set ...
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laptop fan not recognized by ubuntu 20.04

i ran sudo sensors-detect and it gave me this # sensors-detect version 3.6.0 # System: LENOVO 81H7 [Lenovo ideapad 130-15IKB] (laptop) # Board: LENOVO LNVNB161216 # Kernel: 5.4.0-31-generic x86_64 # ...
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Can't monitor CPU temperature using lm-sensors

I installed lm-senosrs and ran sudo sensors-detect. Here is what I get: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-05-31 14:00:33 +0200) # System: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z390 GAMING X [Default ...
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How to see the voltage in Conky?

I want to monitor the voltage in conky and do not know how to put it.I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The sensor output is next: dell_smm-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device Processor Fan: 2901 RPM CPU: ...
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How do you make the Xfce Sensors Plugin fit in the Panel

I want to display two temperatures on top of each other in my panel, but even with the text set to be x-small they won't fit. There is an option to 'Small Horizontal Spacing' which reduces the gab ...
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How does lm sensors get the cpu wattage?

I've been wanting to read my "raw" hardware status, so far I've found that, in my system, I can access said status through /sys/class/hwmon. Then, I've been comparing the numbers I've found against ...
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