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What is acpitz-virtual?

lm-sensors gives the following output for this machine: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +60.0°C (crit = +105.0°C) temp2: +56.0°C (crit = +105.0°C) ...
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How to understand the output of lm-sensors?

$ sensors Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +27.8°C (crit = +105.0°C) temp2: +29.8°C (crit = +105.0°C) coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: +30.0°C (high = +80.0°C, ...
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Interpreting sensor names

Here is the output from the sensors command on my Late 2012 MacMini 6,2 running Linux. I am unable to find out what each code means. What parameter do each of these code represent? I would like to ...
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Open case detection aka intrusion alarm

I am monitoring ACPI and other sensors on my mainboard with lm_sensors. there are two entries: intrusion0: ALARM intrusion1: ALARM From what I know these are sensors to detect an open case, but ...
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Linux AMD-FX 8350 temperature monitoring

I’m trying to get the CPU temperature for my AMD-FX8350 on Debian Squeeze. I ran sensors-detect and then sensors, but I only get my motherboard sensors (it8720-isa-0228). There are three temperature ...
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How can I manually control a fan from the terminal?

I'm trying to control the fan speed on my desktop, and I'd appreciate your help. Goal: Use a script to control the fan speed on my computer. Motivation: The embedded BIOS "Smart Fan" settings isn't ...
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How do I get my CPU fan to stop spinning when idle?

I have a PC which I built ~3 years ago which had been running smoothly and silently until recently. Now, the CPU fan likes to spin up to 1200-1500 RPM even when it's idle, which is rather annoying. ...
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what are iwlwifi_1-virtual-0 and pch_cannonlake-virtual-0 in sensors output in linux?

this is my sensors output: $ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +43.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) Core 0: +42.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) Core ...
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lm-sensors reporting wrong temperature on Intel Atom N270

I have a Mini-ITX board with an onboard Intel Atom N270. It's a fanless system and getting very hot, so I want to monitor the temperature, but lm-sensors is always reporting the same values: > ...
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lm-sensors reporting negative temperature

I get the following output when running sensors on my Ubuntu 12.04 server $ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: -3.0°C (crit = +90.0°C) Core 1: +5.0°C (crit = +90.0°...
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lm-sensors - always returns 32 degrees (celsius) for temperature

On my VIA EPIA motherboard (using VIA VT8231 ISA bridge), I get strange output for the lm-sensors temperature reading. It always returns 32 degrees (celsius). I have previously had correct output ...
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Cannot Detect CPU Temperature?

# sensors-detect # sensors-detect revision 3.4.0-8 (2016-06-01) # System: Supermicro Super Server [0123456789] # Board: Supermicro H11DSi # Kernel: 3.10.0-1160.15.2.el7.x86_64 x86_64 # Processor: AMD ...
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Fancontrol starts manually but fails as service

When fancontrol is started from the terminal it works fine # fancontrol Loading configuration from /etc/fancontrol ... Common settings: INTERVAL=2 Settings for /sys/devices/platform/it87.656/...
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lm-sensors does not detect intel gpu

I want to monitor the temperature and fan speed of my intel gpu. However, sensors does not seem to detect it: niko@dell-xps15: ~ $ sudo sensors-detect Password: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-...
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How to make sensors-detect work on my Intel Pentium M, thus stopping the fan?

After successfully installing lm-sensors on my fresh Turnkey Linux I called sensors-detect. Alas, it reports it can not detect any sensors. I did try the 2010 script that comes with my Turnkey distro, ...
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Reading cpu temperature Intel celeron R ubuntu

I know there are already a lot of questions like this, but non of the answers provided there could fix my problem. Hopefully I find an answer here. I try to read out my cpu temperature with lm-sensors ...
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XSensors is giving me scary readings ?

I am these readings from XSensors, really scary can someone tell me what might be wrong with my system. I did replace the thermal compound with Cooler Master HTK-002 still no difference the ...
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How easily and continuously monitoring CPU's temperature using only "sensors" (without a gui widget)?

How easily and continuously monitoring the CPU's temperature using only "sensors"? That is, how continuously monitoring CPU's temperature without additional software (without a gui widget, for example)...
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Thinkpad Edge e320 thermal sensors description

I have a quite specific question concerning description of thermal sensors of my Thinkpad Edge E320 notebook. I have a Debian Linux installed with lm_sensors package and running command sensors show ...
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How reliable is the program `lm-sensors` in Linux? [closed]

How reliable is the program lm-sensors in Linux? When I run watch sensors, I see large skips of temperature, as high as 10 degrees Celsius within the refresh interval of 2 seconds. The two readings ...
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probe processor voltage in linux

I am in a redhat server I've tried to use lm-sensors to detect my processor's voltage, just like CPU-Z in windows environment. But after I using the command "sensor-detect", only processor's ...
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How can I write my CPU temperature into a file on Linux?

Recently I installed lm-sensor for monitoring my CPU temperature. I am monitoring it by this command in the terminal: while [ true ]; do sensors; sleep 1; done But I need to access my temperature ...
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What does the fan speed sensor really report?

I have an overheating issue on my netbook (ASUS EeePC 1015PW), which I'm trying to troubleshoot. Using lm-sensors while overheating gave me this output : acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device ...
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ASUS E45M1-I DELUXE temperature limits

I have two questions about the temperature with ASUS E45M1-I DELUXE. The chassis is Chenbro ES34069. What is the upper temperature limit of this board? Nothing related in manual nor homepage. How do ...
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Temperature monitoring on Dell Precision M4500 under Linux: sensors-detect doesn't, what next?

I have a Dell Precision M4500, Intel Core i5 CPU, running Linux (Ubuntu Lucid), and would like to keep an eye on CPU temperature. I've tried lm-sensors: sensors-detect didn't find any sensors; ...
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lm-sensors, strange values with a xeon e3-1245v5 (Fujitsu Celsius W550) on Linux Mint

I had this problem for a long time but didn't really went deep into because of a temp issue linked to intel speedstep (+50°c idle). Now that I have good temperature displayed in the bios (only 2 cores ...
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Reasonable Limits (alarm) for sensor temperature (lm-sensors)

Using sensors command (package lm-sensors) one finds out values (mainly temperature). I guess it is not useful at all, if one is not capable of estimating which values are critical? How to find ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 19.04 proccessor fan always on

I recenlty upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04, before the upgrade the fan speeds were normal and rarely got loud. After the upgrade the fan is always on. I searched for a fix and found out that sensors ouputs ...
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Automatic shutdown at specific gpu/cpu temperature in linux

How to configure linux or lm-sensors or etc. to automatic shutdown at specific GPU or CPU temperature?
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Identifying temperaturs of sensors output

I need some help with interpreting the output of the sensors command. I use it together with watch to have updated live temperatures. Part of the output is this: f71882fg-isa-0a00 Adapter: ISA ...
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Overheating laptop: assign lm-sensor output to hardware component

short: How can I find out which entry of lm-sensors corresponds to which hardware component for my HP EliteBook 8540w, with Intel 5 series chipsest? the story: I have a laptop (HP EliteBook 8540w, ...
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Can not view fan speed rpm in hp 4530s laptop

Output of sensors is: ~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +31.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) temp2: +0.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) temp3: +31.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) ...
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HP Mini 110 Pant Temp 4 Celcius (39 F)

Under the motherboard temperature, pant isnt returning a value that seems normal. Why is that? I am in a room that is about 75 F. On linux, with lm-sensors there is only a THRM reading and a core ...