New heat grease, no help

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Wed Mar 4 03:30:18 UTC 2009

On Wed, 4 Mar 2009 03:13:19 +0200
Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at> wrote:

> >>> You need to put that grease on the outside of the heatsink for it
> >>> to work. Just remove the fan and put the grease where the fan was.
> >>
> >> First, do no harm.
> >>
> > Dotan Cohen is a liar and a cheat. If a new user gets help from him,
> > they run back to Windows as fast as possible.
> >
> I'm a liar _and_ a cheat! Sorry, just trolling through!
> If anyone will take the advice of a mailing list post to remove a fan
> and spread grease on the cooling fins, then he should not have been
> opening the case to begin with. I'm serious. Darwin would agree.
> And if you are hiding from Windows in Ubuntu, and some bad advice will
> have you running back, then please do run. Ubuntu is a fine operating
> system on it's own merits, it does not have to be a sanctuary for teh
> h8z M$ kidz. Ubuntu's success need not be measured by how many Windows
> converts is attracts, no more than does Ubuntu's failure need to be
> measured by how many people leave Ubuntu for Windows. Even Mark
> Shuttleworth, who filed a bug against Ubuntu about Windows' dominant
> market share, advises against converting people to Ubuntu.
> Have a good night, all, and don't forget: sticky air is what makes a
> computer run hot so get that air flowing by greasing the cooling fins.
> If the arctic silver grease isn't slippery enough, then try spraying
> some WD-40 on the processor, motherboard, and hard drives as well. You
> can always wash it away with water if it doesn't work.

Why didn't I think of that?

Thanks, I needed that, too.

Charlie Kravetz 
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