Could you reply with the output of the following code? Just copy and paste into a terminal window.
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Does your laptop have an ATI GPU? Sometimes they are finicky about drivers. If you don't have a hybrid GPU (Intel/ATI) setup, try installing the proprietary drivers.
Also, since Mint id based on Ubuntu, many of the Ubuntu fixes will work on Mint. Here's an older tutorial that might help you out: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=846480
. Specifically look at this post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=5376517&postcount=5
When I try that command, I get nothing so my fan speed is regulated by the BIOS (as it is from past experience with these K53 laptops.)