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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(Advanced) Ubuntu AMD GPU issue (possible overheating/misconfigured sensors/bad driver)

This is my first post. I will try to give as much information about the issue as possible. The post turned out to be a little long, but it is quite detailed. System specs: Processor: i5-4690k Gpu: ...
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CPU fan running on full speed but reporting -1 RPM - I want automatic fan control

Lately I wondered why my ASUS laptop under Ubuntu is always running the fan fast on the same speed. I wanted automatic fan speed. I installed lm_sensors and fancontrol and tried to set it up. I was ...
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Bash script to take CPU temperature and CPU usage and save this values every second to file

I need to write script or command line code in Ubuntu which take CPU temperature and % of CPU usage from lm_sensors or something similar. This information I would like to save to .txt file with date ...
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Overheating and Fast Fan with Ubuntu 18.04 on Asus X550VX

My notebook (with NVIDIA) is running in abnormally fast fan speed and temp. At first I thought it was the graphic card, then I installed appropriate drivers for my graphic card, still having the same ...
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High Temperature on Ubuntu Server 18.04 (ASUS Chromebox)

I installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 on my ASUS Chromebox2. When issuing the command cat /sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone*/temp it returns the following: 43000 96500 42000 The numbers shown, indicate the ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 quite hot temperature with low usage

I noticed that a zone of my laptop is quite hot even with low usage, for example, reading a PDF file and the fans are on. Doing the same action with Windows 10 (I have a dual boot) this doesn't ...
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How to solve MacBookPro/nVidia overheating issues?

I have an old 17"MacBookPro 3.1 (about 2007): Processor: 2.4 Intel Core2Duo Memory: 6GB 667 MHZ DDR2 SDRAM Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600M GT 256MB It's smoothly running OSX El Capitan (10.11.6). ...
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No fans detected

I have an Acer Aspire 3 A315-53 with a KBL metapod motherboard and ever since I switched to Ubuntu the fans haven't spun (they worked before with Windows 10). I've already run sensors and xsensors in ...
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Weird “cpu clock throttled” syslog message

I'm running an Intel NUC (8i7BEH Kit) with a Core i7. Here is the output of cat /proc/cpuinfo for the first of the 8 logical cores (to give you info on my CPU): $ cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : ...
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CPU/Battery Temps and CPU Usage

I'm a newbie and recently dual booted Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (64-bit) alongside Windows 10 Pro(64-bit). I've been liking the linux experience,However,I've been having some issues. I have an Acer Aspire E5-...
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How to run Ubuntu on new Dell XPS 15 7000 Series-7590

I have recently received a brand new Dell XPS 15 Series 7590 (2019) and installed the Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. While the system does start up and run, basically nothing works. Most critically the CPU ...
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problem using sensors: sw-bug? rx560 bug? mombo bug?

Running five RX560 on OpenCL app: einstein@home. All are MSI low power (no pcie power cables) but one is a single fan the other 4 are double fan. The single fan consistently shows 0.0 GPU load from ...
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Laptop overheating on Ubuntu 18.04

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on ASUS Rog GL702VM as a second OS along with Windows 10. After several days on Ubuntu, I have noticed overheating. It seemed like my fan is not speeding up when the ...
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CPU overheating in Ubuntu 18.04

As I was checking the kernel logs I noticed : kernel: CPU2: Package temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled (total events = 13430). I have 4 CPUs and all of them have the same issue. My ...
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GPU drivers decreased CPU idle temperature

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my desktop (AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1035T, GeForce GT 440, 8GB DDR3 RAM, Foxconn 2AA9 Motherboard). My CPU temperature was idling at 54-57 degrees celsius and my fan ...
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High CPU load and temperature after installing Flatpak - Ubuntu 18.04

I did install Flatpak with its official Quick Setup. Also I've read somewhere else how to setup Nvidia driver on Flatpak (sadly I have an Nvidia Optimus video card!). Everything was easy and like a ...
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My Asus K55VD laptop CPU fan is not spinning (cpu_fan: -1 RPM) [Ubuntu 18.04]

My laptop (CPU)fan is not rotating any more. It used to be that it was turning constantly (right from booting the laptop). But it now does not turn anymore. My laptop gets up to 100 degrees Celcius. ...
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Core temperature above threshold but sensors says temperatures are far way from critical

I own an XPS 9370 and often find the following in my dmesg [40705.581409] mce: CPU5: Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled (total events = 950) [40705.581410] mce: CPU1: Core ...
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Issues with CPU speed after some time

I've been runing a model called WRF on my laptop, using Ubuntu 16.04. For running that model I use four of the eight cpu cores. Normally the model runs at a rate of 0.05 seconds per time step, and ...
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High temperature (~20°C above baseline) on Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

Until yesterday my computer had temperatures around 40°-43°. Today my PC without me starting any program has temperatures around 58°-62°. Is there any way to solve this problem?
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ASUS UX533F temperature too high and fan off on Ubuntu 19.04

Using this boot workaround, I have been able to install Ubuntu 19.04 on my recently acquired ASUS UX533FN: ASUS BIOS version 202 (already up-to-date) NVidia GeForce MX150 with NVidia proprietary ...
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High CPU temperatures on Ubuntu 19.04 despite low usage

After years of not using Ubuntu, I finally decided to reinstall it after my copy of Windows went haywire following an update and I decided I'd had enough. However, as soon as I installed Ubuntu I ...
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sensors-detect not showing motherboard info

why is sensors-detect giving only coretemp as an output without the motherboard information, trying to control cpu gpu fans Ubuntu 14.04 output of sensors detect: sensors-detect revision 6170 (...
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GPU NVidia temperature increase on system idle on Ubuntu 19.04 (Dell XPS 15 9570) [duplicate]

I have a Dell XPS 15 9570 with an Intel Core i7-8750H and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. I have BIOS 1.10.1 and all drivers up to date. Moreover I have a dual boot between Windows 10 and Ubuntu 19.04. ...
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How to see all my fans in sensors?

I use Ubuntu 18.04.2, I installed lm-sensors and what it gives when I command sensors in the terminal: (base) avy@avy-Moi:~$ sensors asus-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter cpu_fan: 0 RPM acpitz-...
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Core/Package temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled - Lenovo E590

I a new Linux user and this is my second question. Here is my problem: I just got a new computer (Lenovo Thinkpad E590 i7-8565) and I successfully installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS alongside Windows 10 Pro. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS random reboots

I have a computer that is ON 24/7 for some GPU tasks (Deep Learning). From the last two weeks there have been random reboots. I have checked the following logs dmesg, kern.log, dpkg.log and syslog ...
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How to log system messages from unexpected poweroff

My laptop powers off unexpectedly sometimes. There is a warning before that happens, the fans start to spin loudly. I can trigger the shutdown by putting the laptop on heavy load, by trying to build ...
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Monitoring Ryzen 2700X CPU Temperatures in Ubuntu 18.04 (Kernel 5.0.11)

How can we monitor the CPU temperature of an AMD Ryzen 7 2700X in Ubuntu 18.04? The kernel has already been updated to 5.0.11-050011-generic, yet sudo sensors-detect shows nothing being detected, and ...
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Adjusting power and cooling on 2010 MacBook Pro? - Ubuntu Server 18.04

I decided to repurpose an old MacBook Pro to become a Minecraft server for my kids. It's able to run two modded servers simultaneously, which is working quite well. However, temperatures appear like ...
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Checking the Max/Min allowed HDD temperature with smartctl (smartmontools)

When I run the sudo smartctl -x /dev/sda | grep Min/Max command in Terminal, it returns nothing as if I entered nothing. What's the problem and how can I get that info if that doesn't work?
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Overheating in Kubuntu 18.04 - Lenovo Ideapad 330-15ICH

I installed Kubuntu 18.04 in a new laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 330). I installed Kubuntu (along with the default Windows 10 installation) because, after a lot of tries with Ubuntu 18.04, it was not ...
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i8kmon reporting no temperature on Dell Inspirion 2310 with Ubuntu 18.04

My problem is that I have a Dell Inspirion 2310 with Ubuntu 18.04 and I am struggling with installing i8kmon correctly. When executing i8kmon with my config file, the fan control does not seem to work....
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Overheating (fan problem) in ubuntu 18.04.2. What should I do?

I have an ASUS S510UA which came with Windows 10. I replace the HDD with an SSD and added another 8 GB ram memory. I installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 in parallel and the fan is not working well. When I am ...
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hwmon device (lm75) not getting detected

I have a board with TMP75 temp sensor on an i2c bus, which is handled by lm75 driver. It's at the address 0x4a. I'm loading the driver (linux) and it's getting loaded but it is not detecting the ...
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CPU fan constantly going up and down

When my computer is at rest (e.g. no application open, just after boot), the CPU fan is always speeding, stopping, then speeding again... on a ~20 seconds basis, which is quiet annoying. I check my ...
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lm-sensor finds only one sensor [duplicate]

I am running kubuntu 18.04. I installed lm-sensor and ran sudo sensor-detect, but then it detects almost no sensor in my pc (see result here), and so sensors result is ~$ sensors k10temp-pci-00c3 ...
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Why does Ubuntu 18.04 fan always running at -1 RPM? (On Asus)

I have a problem, it seems that my laptop fan does not run at all. Running pwmconfig gives me: Found the following devices: hwmon0 is acpitz hwmon1 is coretemp hwmon2 is asus hwmon3 is ...
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Limit CPU usage need help [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to limit cpu processing, as in windows on the advanced power settings tab, limit the processor%, for ubuntu 18.04
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What do the different thermal zones actually correspond to?

I've just finished building a new machine with a i9 9900k CPU, a CPU with 1 socket, 8 cores and 16 threads. I installed Ubuntu Bionic on it, and I am just about to add checks to the CPU temperatures. ...
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SSD Kingston a400

I need some answers. I just buy a Kingstone a400 SSD and after that I just instaled Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It work great but I dont know should I make some extra settings in Ubuntu because I am using SSD ...
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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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Lenovo Legion Y530 Laptop Fans Not Turning On (i7-8750H processor running Ubuntu 16.04)

I have a new Lenovo Legion Y530 laptop with an i7-8750H processor. I have two solid state drives installed, one for Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and another for Windows 10. While in Windows 10 the laptop fans ...
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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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Temperature monitoring help

I'm new to ubuntu and I'm having some trouble with reading temperatures on my system. I've tried using lm-sensors and psensors by following some guides with no luck. Ive also tried hardinfo which ...
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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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Is there a good way to monitor temperature/fan levels for 16.04? [duplicate]

I've been struggling with this for a while and I cant seem to find a solution that works properly.
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ThinkFan temperature sensors

The temperature sensor iwlwifi-virtual-0 is always really high. Especially if I plug my laptop into an outlet to charge, I will notice the temp readout of "sensors" jump from 30-40+. What's the ...