After searching through several forums, it seems that the CPU keeps running continuously is a quite common problem when running Ubuntu on a computer. There are several suggestions to how to fix this issue, but none have worked on my laptop, an Acer Aspire 5739g, so far.
The best suggestion for a fix have I found, is propably this thread. However, when I tried to run pwmconfig, I got this error message:
I checked my system monitor and I found no process called fancontrol running, so I deleted fancontrol.pid and ran pwmconfig again. Then I got the error message:File /var/run/fancontrol.pid exists. This typically means that the
fancontrol deamon is running. You should stop it before running pwmconfig.
If you are certain that fancontrol is not running, then you can delete
Can anyone help me with this issue?/usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed