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[kubuntu] Thinkpad T420 Fan Control

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I recently purchased a T420 on ebay, and I like it a lot, except for the annoying fan that seems to insist on being on a relatively high setting all the time. During a Google search, I came across this: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php...8&postcount=17 I set up thinkfan as suggested, but now my fan is even MORE annoying, sometimes going to a higher speed than I've ever heard before. The temperatures stay within safe ranges, though. Sometimes the fan will slow down more often with thinkfan and the above configuration, but the fan now seems to change speed every few second and it' (Hardware)