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After installing fedora 21 on hp machine getting heated

asked 2016-04-11 09:27:24 -0600

satya4ever gravatar image

I installed fedora 21 in my HP pavilion g6 latop gets overheated ...

Can anybody help me out from this problem. :-(

(please note: Installation of fedora 21 is successful without error)

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answered 2016-04-11 09:45:46 -0600

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updated 2016-04-11 13:57:52 -0600

Fedora 21 is End-of-Life since December 2015 and not supported with critical updates anymore. I strongly recommend upgrading to Fedora 22, and maybe this already fixes your problem.

If you want to know which process is causing the heat-up, start top from terminal or Gnome System Monitor (gnome-system-monitor) and identify the process that keeps your CPU busy. Then, we can think about why this is happening...

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answered 2016-04-11 16:34:56 -0600

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Additionaly to florian's answer there are some useful tools: powertop and gnome-power-manager. Just don't believe everything powertop suggests, it may break your system, but it is quite good for diagnosing issues.

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answered 2016-04-21 02:27:40 -0600

satya4ever gravatar image

Thanks I used your recommendations and followed your steps. Now problem is solved. :-)

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Great! Enjoy!

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-04-21 08:53:34 -0600 )edit

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