Questions tagged [temperature]

For questions regarding the use of Ubuntu software to control or monitor hardware temperature, such as by controlling fan speed or showing readouts.

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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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Raise the CPU temperature [closed]

Problem: I want to maximize the CPU usage and eventually raise the operating temperature of my CPU. My ultimate goal is to see if I can reach thermal runaway on my Linux device. This is not a full PC, ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 20.04 bogus SSD high temperature notification at every boot?

A notification that happens at every boot states, "Disk Problems Detected. A hard disk is likely to fail soon." Clicking on the notification brings up the additional information that the ...
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How is fan/temperature control handled in virtual machines?

When you run a virtual machine, how are fans handled? Are fans real, nonexistent, or emulated? I would guess not all operating systems actually control the fan, and let underlying firmware do that. Is ...
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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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Hot temp only when a certain app window is at top

[CLOSED]. That issue went in all ways, and I narrowed the issue to VSync in another thread. Please remove that thread if you think it should, I let it be here in case of Something strange is happening,...
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/usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed | Ubuntu 18.04

I've follow this https://askubuntu.com/questions/22108/how-to-control-fan-speed and many others posts and tutorials, but always stop on this error: /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor ...
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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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Unspecified battery temperature unit [duplicate]

I am using windows subsystem for linux (WSL) and I am writing a bash script to check the battery temperature. Information related to battery can be accessed in the directory "/sys/class/...
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Error while installing lm-sensors [closed]

While installing lm-sensors (to check CPU temperature) package in ubuntu , i was getting this error message: sirjan@sirjan-MY32BBZ7A:~$ sudo apt-get install lm-sensors sudo apt-get --fix-broken ...
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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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High CPU temp on boot + Fan noise on Ubuntu/Thinkpad T490

I've recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Thinkpad T490 and i noticed something strage and different on CPU temperatures on Ubuntu compared to Windows. I don't know why, but on boot the fan spins ...
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mce: CPU3: Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled

I get this error message: mce: CPU3: Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled I keep seeing these messages for all four cores on my fanless mini computer, yet the sensor command and i7z ...
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MSI x570 A Pro fan speed and CPU temps are high on ubuntu 18.04 LTS

This is the system i have: MB: MSI x570 A PRO CPU: AMD 3600 (No OC) RAM: 32 GB with X-AMP enabled for 3200MHz (as per specs) PSU: 650W Corsair CPU Colling: Noctua NH-U12S chromax.black Running Ubuntu ...
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PCI Temperature Issues post installing Xubuntu 20

Would appreciate some help with a problem I have been facing with my laptop. I just installed xubuntu 20 (dual boot with windows) on my alienware R17. I dont have any problems other than possibly the ...
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Script to give back highest and lowest cpu temp

I was recently trying to install conky with a custom config, and I wanted a feature that seems to not extst, or at least, as google tells me. I've wrote a simple bash script that reads the cpu temps, ...
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How to decrease overall temperature - Ubuntu 18.04 lts?

Every time that I try to run youtube, any browser, turn on nginx or mysql the overall temp. of my hardware increases to 60-88 degress. / sometimes reaches critical value 90+ degress. To prevent that I ...
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lm-sensors not showing information

After running sensors-detect and using all default settings, when running sensors I do not get a lot of information: schoolbusesc2@desktop:~$ sensors enp4s0-pci-0400 Adapter: PCI adapter PHY ...
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Temperature readings from hddtemp and disks are different

When I run sudo hddtemp /dev/sda I get the following result: /dev/sda: KINGSTON SA400S37480G: 36°C However, at the disks GUI I get a different reading (99°C): Why is there a difference? which one is ...
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Predator Sense on Ubuntu

I have acer Predator helios 300 PH315-51. I wish to shift to Ubuntu full time and remove Windows 10. However the only thing holding me back is the Predator Sense software, which is available for ...
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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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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 smoothly, but since then I have noticed that ...
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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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lm_sensors command do not detect the sensors on ubuntu desktop

when I run the lm_sensors command to check the temperature of the cores it shows me the following message.if you see the message it says Sorry, no sensors were detected. I use VirtualBox and 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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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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Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 continuous fan operation

After switching to Ubuntu 20.04, the video card and processor fan were not working actively. However, after downloading the applications I use via the ubuntu software center, when I turn the computer ...
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Asus G752VT laptop: cooling fans are working almost all the time

Upgraded my system 18 to 20.04 version. Everything was ok with 18. The problem is: cooling fans are working for almost all the time (that's really noisy and boring) in Ubuntu 20.04. I followed these ...
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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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How to decrease nvidia GPU temperature on ubuntu 18.04?

I have ubuntu 18.04 (on dell g5 notebook but it probably does not matter) with installed nvidia 440 driver and I want to decrease GPU performance for decreasing its working temperature. How can I do ...
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Laptop temperature issue

I've tried many different flavours of Ubuntu and and all of them make my laptop's bottom hotter than Windows does. I'm running on a 3-4 years old laptop built with a i3-7100U CPU. UPD: At idle, CPU ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 screen color temperature keeps reverting

I was using sct earlier and also tried redshift to change the screen color temperature to the desired level. However, now it keeps reverting to the default color for some reason. Although I am aware ...
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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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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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Random freezing on typing or opening softwares // High speed and noisy CPU FAN on Linux distros

I recently buy a new machine with the following config: Ryzen 5 3600x ASROCK A320m-HD. (with lastest bios update) 16gb RAM DDR4 NVIDIA GTX 1660 I installed windows 10, all fine, cool temps and stuff,...
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Inspirion 7k temp low fan high - Ubuntu 20.04

I've installed the last version of Ubuntu (20.04) and I have an issue with my fan : even if my CPU temp is low my fan is working at max speed :( I use sensors to check temp and fan speed : # ...
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I made a mistake by trying to minimize the fan noise, now I am lost after : Unloading cpuid… OK Can someone help me?

I am new on Ubuntu Studio and as naive and without experience, that I made my first mistake. I have an old iMac mid 2010 with a new SSD with a very noisy fan. So I downloaded lm-sensors and then ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

I am using ubuntu 18.04. Notebook 2am E550 With: Intel I5-9400 Nvidia GTX 1050 I already have seem a lot of posts but none of them work. What I've done Installed lm-sensors I've run ...
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Change Xsensors in Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Bionic to display Fahrenheit?

I have installed Xsensors and the graphic user interface is awesome. I can manually go into the the terminal and type sensors -f and retrieve the temp in Fahrenheit. (from what I read this is an ...
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Super hard battery drain and high temperatures

I am new to Ubuntu, recently switched from Windows. I wanted it to be my primary OS. The problem is, that my battery life time under Ubuntu is like EXTREMELY low, it takes my Acer Aspire 7 with a new ...
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Ubuntu 78 degree on Normal Work

I have a Laptop Version: F.19 Version: Type1ProductConfigId Version: 70.30 Version: Chassis Version Version: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz SBDS Version: 1 String: Compiler Version: VC 9.0 ...
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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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Lenovo e495 Ryzen 7 3700U - manual fan control - rpm speed for level 1

According to specification Ryzen 7 3700U can survive without problems up to 105C. However the system turns on the fan when the temperature is slightly higher than 40C and instead of puting fan to work ...
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Liquid Cooling Temperature

I am having trouble understanding my temperature readout from lm-sensors. I have a Gigabyte X570 Aorus Wifi Pro motherboard that has an EC_TEMP1 and EC_TEMP2. I plugged an inline temperature sensor ...
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18.04: Macbook pro mid 2012 runs very hot

I'm not doing anything but web browsing with Firefox, yet my MacBook Pro (ca. mid-2012) is very hot. I have 8GB of RAM so it's not a problem. There is about 5GB available at the moment. I tried a ...
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RPI4 Ubuntu 19.10 64bit Temperature Monitoring

I am wondering if there is a way to view the CPU temperature of the RPI4 when running Ubuntu server 19.10 64-bit. I have tried using the lm-sensors package however it seems that the CPU is not yet ...
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Fancontrol won't start - hardware configuaration changed (no reboot)

I've got fancontrol installed, and immediately after running pwmconfig, I get a Configuration appears to be outdated, please run pwmconfig again message. This is a an old Dell PC (i5-2320) that I put ...
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How do you see the cpu temperature in htop command? Does this work for WSL?

Is there a way to see the CPU temperature in htop. I am using windows10 wsl, so I'm not sure if WSL1 has access to CPU temperature reading.

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