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What's the best way to make XPS 13 9300 as silent as possible under Ubuntu?

The only thing I don't like about Dell notebooks is, that they're often not very quiet.

Is there any safe way to make the XPS 13 9300 as quiet as possible in Linux?

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Re: What's the best way to make XPS 13 9300 as silent as possible under Ubuntu?

https://github.com/hbriese/fancon allows you to configure fan speed.

I disable the fans under 50 degrees (C), 50% fan speed above that, ramping them up to full near 80 degrees

 

I also undervolt the CPU & GPU using https://github.com/erpalma/throttled

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Re: What's the best way to make XPS 13 9300 as silent as possible under Ubuntu?

If you disable TurboBoost in the BIOS, you will basically never hear the fan.  

Of course the computer will always run just a little slower, but it will stay nice and cool.  Also the batter life will be awesome.

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