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Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:41
Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:47
Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:03
sudo apt-get install linux-firmware linux-firmware-nonfree nouveau-firmware libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental
Posted 07 February 2013 - 15:35
Posted 07 February 2013 - 15:39
Just to elaborate on my question,
I use to have an IBM Thinkpad designed to run XP - I installed Ubuntu and I noticed the temperature was going wild. IF I watched anything with Flash the fans would spin up, I never diagnosed this as the machine was old and needed replacing.
(P.s. I will provide more feedback IF the 32-bit OS does not resolve the issue.)
Posted 07 February 2013 - 17:42
Check BIOS for fan control options. I've noted that many of the control packages for chipset drivers, etc, are not as well (if at all) configured to run *nix operating systems. Usually, especially on a desktop, you can disable fan control (sometimes referred to as "Quiet Mode") in bios and let it run at a set RPM.
If I had to guess, I'd say your chipset drivers for ubuntu aren't signaling bios to scale fan/air movement appropriately based on system load. Passing this control back to bios or disabling it entirely should show a marked improvement in temperature control.