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Overheat problem with fedora 18 gnome

asked 2013-03-17 17:04:12 -0500

ankit gravatar image

updated 2014-04-11 16:16:32 -0500

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Recently i'm migrated from Ubuntu to fedora 18,and all i'm saying that it's a great experience on it. but I'm facing a little difficult situation here,as my HP Pavilion G4-2049TX Laptop with a gpu ATI Radeon 7670M and Core i5 (3rd Generation) goes overheated,(too hot to put on the lap) despite the fact that no heavy task is going on(only a few terminals and a browser)and the drivers for gpu isn't installed (only the integrated graphics drives Intel HD Graphics 4000 is currently working).As my previous experience with Ubuntu I never faced this type of overheating problem.Is there any solution available ,as i'm pretty sure that it's not the laptop's hardware problem.thanks in advance :)

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The problem most certainly is that you need to install the drivers for the gpu, for the second graphic card. That should reduce the overheat problem.

lnxslck gravatar imagelnxslck ( 2013-03-17 18:54:57 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-03-18 14:11:04 -0500

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Install Radeon Power Profile Manager extension..

here's the link

After installing the plugin choose the Set profile to “low” option.

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