This should perhaps be codenamed “nobody-will-believe-I-released-it”. After almost two years of no stable releases, I am proud (and also a bit ashamed) of announcing mbpfan v2.0.0. Download it here Compare all changes here. Major improvements Support for CentOS using new kernel but old sensors path #92 Universal support for sensors path regardless of kernel version #92 Added man page...
Update: As of 2019-10-14, this project is being maintained by the community linux-on-mac. Please head to to download the latest release of mbpfan and to report bugs. The project has also changed since the publication of this tutorial. Thanks! Although mbpfan is not a program for everyone (heck, I do not even provide compiled packages for distros), I received several requests for an easy, step-by...
It is my pleasure to announce the availability of mbpfan v1.9.0.
This version features just a small, yet significant change: it provides support for the very upcoming GNU/Linux kernel v4.0.0.
The last update to mbpfan happened almost 1 year and a half ago. Besides having little time to invest in this project, I had the issue of not possessing a Macbook anymore. One week ago, my faculty assigned me a shiny new Macbook Pro 11,1. Just in time, because the new Linux 3.1.5 kernel was breaking mbpfan (or better, mbpfan was not suited for the new kernel). It was time to update the project...
Current mbpfan-git has the following new functionalities:
Modules applesmc and coretemp are supported even when built into the kernel
The settings are reloaded on SIGHUP (i.e., reload settings if reload is wanted)
Grab the archive by clicking the title of this post.