I want to run fans at top speed during use

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Hello everyone. I have a dual boot of windows 10 and Parrot Sec on my Lenovo ideapad Y700. I have changed out my fans 3 times and still have the same problem (possibly cheap products). When I run either OS, the fans are terribly LOUD. With windows 10 I have an app (Nerve Sense) that allows me to run fans at max speed and it actually quiets the fans. This is GREAT because I would rather have max cooling regardless of the CPU load.

I am now wanting to control fan speed with Parrot Sec but haven’t been able to do this.

I’ve tried “sudo apt install fancontrol” and received the following.

“Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree… Done
Reading state information… Done
Package fancontrol is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
E: Package ‘fancontrol’ has no installation candidate”

So, to make a long story short, how can I run my fans at top speed on my Parrot Sec OS to make it quieter and also maximize cool tempseratures?

  • Parrot version in use (if you are not aware of it, open terminal and type cat /etc/os-release | grep VERSION):

VERSION=“5.0 (Electric Ara)”

  • Kernel version (if you are not aware of it, open terminal and type uname -r):


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Hi @Ugglewyin

Make sure your parrot.list has the following enabled.


deb https://deb.parrot.sh/parrot/ parrot non-free contrib main
deb https://deb.parrot.sh/direct/parrot/ parrot-security main contrib non-free
deb https://deb.parrot.sh/parrot/ parrot-backports main contrib non-free
deb https://deb.parrot.sh/parrot/ parrot-updates non-free contrib main