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#1 2015-10-02 18:20:29

Dobbie03
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Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

So I installed BL on my Sons laptop. This laptop has a habit of getting very hot and shutting off.  BL has completely transformed the laptop, it's cool running, fast to load.  Magic.

Thanks Team.


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#2 2015-10-02 18:25:14

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

That's because we use a cool flame bunsen burner that produces less smoke, since you are not suppose to let the smoke out anyway. cool

Seriously, That's 'really' nice to hear.  Thanks for letting us know.


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#3 2015-10-02 18:35:44

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

Sector11 wrote:

That's because we use a cool flame bunsen burner that produces less smoke, since you are not suppose to let the smoke out anyway. cool

Seriously, That's 'really' nice to hear.  Thanks for letting us know.

Ah very nice, that explains everything. big_smile


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#4 2015-10-02 18:40:54

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

smile  We're glad you're cool and happy.  Pop a scrot into the Screenshot thread.

inxi might even give you the temps.

    $ inxi -s
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 43.0C mobo: 34.5C gpu: 51C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 2384 fan-2: 0 fan-3: 0

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#5 2015-10-02 20:00:32

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

When I can get on the boys laptop, I'll upload something.


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#6 2015-10-02 20:02:06

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

Thank you.  I should have said Please.  sad


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#7 2015-10-02 20:46:25

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

Hmmm, it's all good.


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#8 2015-10-02 22:11:44

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop


I like my Metal like my coffee.......Black!

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#9 2015-10-03 00:25:20

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

What brand/specs for this laptop in case someone else has one and needs a distro that will work.


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#10 2015-10-03 01:37:04

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop


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#11 2015-10-29 09:32:16

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

If you have the skills, you can open the laptop and repaste the CPU. While you're in there, take a can of compressed air and blow everything out. Most laptops overheat for 2 reasons:

1. CPU Thermal paste is dried out
2. Fans / Filters glogged with gunk


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    and so simple. And yet everybody rushes aroound in a great panic
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#12 2015-10-29 13:27:01

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

Temetka wrote:

If you have the skills, you can open the laptop and repaste the CPU. While you're in there, take a can of compressed air and blow everything out. Most laptops overheat for 2 reasons:

1. CPU Thermal paste is dried out
2. Fans / Filters glogged with gunk

Good tips there , might be an issue with an old lappy that I have .


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#13 2015-10-30 04:32:04

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Re: Bunsen Labs on my old Laptop

If anyone is looking to re-paste their CPU I highly recommend using Arctic Silver 5. It works very well.

Place a small amount about the size of a grain of rice in the middle of the CPU. Do not spread it around. Install the heatsink. The process of tightnening down the screws will evenly distribute the paste across the CPU core. Spreading by hand can introduce air pockets.


The meaning of life is to just be alive. It is so plain and so obvious
    and so simple. And yet everybody rushes aroound in a great panic
             as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.
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