macfanctld - fan control daemon for Apple MacBook / MacBook Pro computers

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name macfanctld
Package version 0.6+repack1
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 26 B
Download size 12.28 KB
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This daemon reads the temperature sensors in an Apple Macbook (or
Macbook Pro) computer and throttles the fans accordingly to keep the
temperature within configurable limits.


Package Version Architecture Repository
macfanctld_0.6+repack1-1_i386.deb 0.6+repack1 i386 Debian Main
macfanctld - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package macfanctld_0.6+repack1-1_amd64.deb
Source Package macfanctld

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install macfanctld deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install macfanctld




2013-09-03 - Thibaut Paumard <>
macfanctld (0.6+repack1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Debian upload (Closes: 706607)
* Repack Ubuntu source into non-native package. Minor updates in
* Check against policy 3.9.4.
2013-04-26 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.6~mactel1ubuntu3~raring1) raring; urgency=low
* Update for Raring.
2012-10-22 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.6~mactel1ubuntu3~quantal1) quantal; urgency=low
* Updated for Quantal.
2012-10-22 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.6~mactel1ubuntu3~quantal) precise; urgency=low
* Updated for Quantal.
2012-04-22 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.6~mactel1ubuntu3~precise) precise; urgency=low
* Updated for Precise.
2012-04-21 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.6~mactel1ubuntu2) oneiric; urgency=low
* Decreased CPU usage by caching sensor file names and replacing 
fopen()/fclose() with open()/close().
2012-04-21 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.6~mactel1ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low
* updated for Oneiric
2011-08-19 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.6~mactel1) natty; urgency=low
* Use PnP rather than hardcoding resources and devices: 
locate applesmc via /sys/class/hwmon and check that device/name 
is "applesmc" as suggested by Julien BLACHE. 
2011-08-18 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.5~mactel1) natty; urgency=low
* Corrected comment in macfanctl.conf
2010-11-06 - Mikael Strom <>
macfanctld (0.4~mactel1~karmic) karmic; urgency=low
* Patched using Henrik Rydbergs "Off by one" patch
* Added 'exclude' option to config file. Enables specific sensors to be excluded.

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