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CPU fan support for Apple iMac

Using Ubuntu 18 (Linux 4.15.0-72-generic) on a mid 2010 iMac 27", I found that the CPU fan always runs on the slow 940rpm regardless of the CPU temperature. Hardware support is great for that machine,...
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No fan control in Linux Mint with Aorus Mobo and Ryzen 7 Processor

My home build is a Ryzen 7 processor on a Gygabyte X470 Aorus motherboard. I run Linux Mint 19.2 Mate and it runs very well. My problem is that the fans are noisy and don't need to operate at full ...
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NVIDIA card fan speed inconsistence

EDIT 1 and temporary solution: This story is a kind of joke as everybody says it's not me it's the other one. Anyway... after looking everywhere. Found a guy who had this issue with another card ...
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Fan constantly running at full speed

Here I am repeating a question previously asked in a sister forum, as it is relevant here and I have neither received a response, nor been able to resolve the issue. On my ThinkPad T470 which is a ...
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Can't control fan on Fedora

After upgrading to Fedora 27 (and now FC30) the fan on my old Dell workstation is running very fast. I have tried using lm_sensors package and "fancontrol". My system is as follows: > sensors ...
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How to control the fan speed in old HP laptop running Ubuntu?

I want to control my laptops fan speed so that fan can nicely cool down. My laptop is HP G62. I tried some suggestions that doesn't seem to work. I didn't tried it on windows. Now I have Ubuntu only. ...
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Laptop fan always says it's running at 8 RPM

I have a Lenovo Legion Y520 with these specs: zjeffer@ArchLinux ----------------- OS: Arch Linux x86_64 Host: 80WK Lenovo Y520-15IKBN Kernel: 5.1.7-arch1-1-ARCH Uptime: 42 mins Packages: 1659 (...
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How to change the system cooling policy on Linux Mint Debian laptop

How may I slow down or turn off my fan in Linux Mint Debian? In Windows 7, it had a function called 'System Cooling Policy' and I had set for passive cooling, so the laptop's fan wouldn't spin up. ...
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Fans always on on HP laptop

I recently installed Debian 9 on my HP-15bsxx laptop (after installing ElementaryOS 5.0 and NOT having this problem), and I have this issue where the fans are always on (not at full speed), even ...
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Multiple Linux distros break BIOS fan control?

I have a strange (and annoying) problem with my ASUS UX32LA notebook: I suspect that multiple Linux distros (Ubuntu 16.04 and newer major versions using the 4.18.0-17-generic kernel, plus Fedora 28 ...
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How to read back a fan speed?

I am on a custom board using an i.MX6. I am using Yocto (Pyro) to build my kernel (4.14.16). I am using the generic imx6qdl.dtsi device tree entry for PWM2 to drive the fan and it appears to work ...
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How to know if CPU fan is ending his life?

I have laptop Dell Inspiron 15 5570 (I'm not using GPU only build in Intel graphic card) and have this issue: I have this output from dmesg: [170178.959009] CPU7: Core temperature above threshold, ...
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thinkfan specifics: manual + auto configutration, if laptop restart needed

I now use Thinkfan by way explained in http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/How_to_control_fan_speed. To see what I want to achieve please skip to the end of post to GOAL first, the rest is to show my ...
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Adjust fan speed via Fancontrol according to hard disk temperature (Hddtemp)

How can I adjust fan speed according to hard drive temperature via Fancontrol?
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fan is working always in Asus X542U

I installed Fedora 29 to Asus X542U. Now fan is working always and I can not control it. I tried sudo modprobe asus_laptop command but result is: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'asus_laptop': No ...
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Clevo N141WU noise when fan is cooling

I just bought a Clevo N141WU (at system 76 it's known as the galago pro) from a Danish PC shop. It mostly works really nicely, but when the fan is spinning down (after a hard workload) it starts ...
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What is the state of Linux kernel support for Intel Quiet System Technology (Intel QST)?

I am trying to find a way to access and/or control fan speed via Linux on an Intel Q45 Express/ICH10DO chipset. This chipset contains a feature called Intel Quiet System Technology (Intel QST), which ...
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How to find the hexadecimal address of temperature sensor?

I'm trying to utilize a script (acerfand I believe) to my version of Acer Aspire One laptop to control fan on/off at certain temperatures. To work properly it needs values from temperature sensor. How ...
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How to prevent GPU from overheating and auto turning off

I was wondering how Linux could handle a Gamer Computer, so I have built one, but as we know GeForce does not like Linux so much as AMD, that is why I choose the last. I built up a computer with AMD ...
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thinkpad fan never turns off after resuming from suspend

I have a T470s running Arch linux with wayland, kernel Linux 4.16.7-1-ARCH After suspend and resume, the fan runs and runs and runs ... and never turns off. The problem is described in Arch wiki, ...
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Chromebook Linux hardware issues [closed]

I recently upgraded my Chromebook Falco to a 128GB SSD and put Linux Mint on it. I'm really happy I did it, but I've noticed that my fan is running constantly. Is there something I can do to help the ...
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Fan / thermal control for Dell M3800 with Debian

I installed Debian 9 Stretch to my Dell Precision M3800 and it works beautifully.... except for thermal control. If I lshw, I get this: *-generic:1 UNCLAIMED description: Signal processing ...
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Thinkpad fan does not start in Linux

OS:Fedora 27, before: different Ubuntu versions. The fan of my Lenovo Thinkpad E520 does not engage while I am logged into GNOME. The CPU (maybe GPU?) gets that hot, that I cannot lay my hand on the ...
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How to get chip name for lm-sensors

I'm trying to get the current fan speed of our Ubuntu 14.04 Server. The fans are extremely loud so I assume there is something going wrong. I already installed lm-sensor But it says it needs to know ...
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Is there a general command line tool to manage fan speed?

I've to manage 50 workstations of different brands, mostly DELL T76** and HP Z800. They are all installed on CentOS 7.4. I would like to have a tool to test fan speed in command line, not only CPU ...
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How can I disable a cpu fan on a Dell laptop on Turnkey Linux?

Just to preface this, I know this is a stupid idea and I could risk destroying my CPU. I'm willing to risk that because I have a reasonable setup that can replace the functionality of the fan. I have ...
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Unable to change fan speed through nvidia-settings

Ubuntu Server 17.04 Kernel 4.10.0-35 Generic nVidia driver 384.90 I am in the process of changing from a GUI Mint system to a headless Ubuntu Server system, but I've been unable to adjust the GPU ...
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Fan speed is not constant

I'm using Dell Lattitude 5480 and I think that I have a problem with fan speed. For example : CPU gets to the temperature around ~75 C -> fan starts to work as fast as he can Then temp goes down to ~...
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How to control fan speed in Linux running HP laptop?

I have Hewlett-Packard 183E (U3E1) motherboard in my HP Pavillion G6 2230TX laptop. I have 4 pinned fan (I have seen in forums, saying this as the indication of PWM controlling ability?). My BIOS has ...
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Why my fan speed is constant in fedora?

I am just using fedora for almost 3 months on this laptop, and just noticed that my fan speed is not increasing even the temp is so high, I can't remember if it is already happening before the upgrade ...
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How to adjust NVIDIA GPU fan speed on a headless node?

How is it possible to control the fan speed of multiple consumer NVIDIA GPUs such as Titan and 1080 Ti on a headless node running Linux?
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FreeBSD : fan control on a tyan motherboard with w83793-i2c sensors

This question is tightly linked to : Safe FreeBSD test on system running debian with zpools I have a quite exotic (I mean not an HP or Dell etc...) tyan motherboard with a bad regulation system. I ...
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Fans on 100% after Bumblebee Install on Fedora 25

Fresh install of F25. Updated everything. I installed bumblebee following the instructions here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bumblebee . Closed source managed drivers w/ multilib support. Optirun ...
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Unable to find explanations about “fanX_div” setting (lm-sensors)

I'm creating a configuration file for lm-sensors. I cannot understand the meaning of "fanX_div" setting and, searching with Google, I'm unable to find any kind of explanations. Any help?
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Monitoring CPU fan speed on Lenovo system x3650 m5 (8871) on RHEL7

I need to monitor an Lenovo system x3650 m5 (8871) server. Unfortunately lm_sensor just show the CPU temperature. Do anyone have an advice, how I could monitor the fan speed with an commandline tool? ...
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Lenovo g580 Overheating with Fedora 25

I just installed Fedora 25 and everything is working great , except for the CPU Fans. They are rotating at a pretty slow speed and that is causing my laptop to overheat. I have installed TLP and ...
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Find processes causing the fans running

During years, I have found it very difficult to have control over my laptop fan. I tried many times reading various manuals, scripts, settings and nothing worked. So I would like to try it another ...
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Find fan speed and cpu temp in Linux

What are the commands to find out fan speed and cpu temp in linux (I know lm-sensor can do the task). Is there any alternative for that?
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How to increase cooling aggressiveness on debian on a Macbook?

I have Debian installed on my Macbook Air (why? because fun.), and it actually runs quite well. However, after noticing a process called "kidle_inject" taking up 100% CPU on all cores, I wanted to ...
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Restart fan manually in Linux

I am facing issues with Thinkpad T410's fan. Now and then my fan stops working (meaning 0 rpm). Long time, the only solution for me was to shutdown (not to restart, instead power off) the system and ...
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Fan control script for Thinkpad X230

When running Linux Puppy on my previous Thinkpad, an X31, I used a script (found here: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Talk:Problem_with_fan_noise) at startup to control what temperature the CPU fan ...
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Booting with acpi_osi=Linux fixes fan control but breaks brightness keys

I am running Debian 8 with the 3.16 kernel on an eeePC 1001P. I have a fair bit of Linux experience but unfortunately this one has me and my google-fu at a loss. Initially almost everything worked ...
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Control fans of Samsung NP900X3E

I have a Samsung NP900X3E laptop and I would like to control the fans as one of them is making weird noise. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS with "Linux laptop 3.13.0-85-generic #129-Ubuntu SMP Thu Mar ...
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Yet another fan control problem

I'm using a 32-bit Linux Mint Rosa 17.3 with MATE DE (for the record, the same issue exists on a 64-bit flavor as well, and I have had this issue with every ubuntu-based distro). It is installed on a ...
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Fans always spinning at max. speed

Previously, on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, my computer's fans were always spinning just as much as they needed to. Today I switched to the base version of Debian 8.3.0 and now they are always running at 100% ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad fan problem

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E420 (1141BRG) (Intel i3-2330M) laptop for 4 years now, and I have a problem with fan controlling and as a consequence overheating problems. This happens on Linux Mint 17....
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Overheating in Jessie

I just upgraded to Jessie and my laptop, a vostro 1710, is overheating. alexis1@debian:~$ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +62.0°C (high = +105.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) Core ...
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Fancontrol HP laptop /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules in

I'm trying to get fancontrol working my HP Spectre 13 3000ed, because the fans are either off or annoyingly noisy. I followed this tutorial: How to control fan speed? But I got stuck with /usr/sbin/...
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no pwm-capable sensor modules installed on MSI B75MA-P45

I am using a MSI B75MA-P45 motherboard on Centos 6 and my CPU fan is currently stuck at 100%. I can see RPM of the fan and temperature inside my BIOS however when I run sensors-detect I only see CPU ...
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How to troubleshoot fan speed in Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon?

I installed Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon over Windows 8 recently on an Acer Aspire E1-570. http://www.acer.com.au/ac/en/AU/content/model/NX.MEPSA.004 Everything seems to be working fine, however I ...