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I would like to control the fan speed using terminal, if possible without third party app.

The idea is to automate and schedule different fan speed.

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macOS does not support user control of the fan speed.


The open source project smcFanControl claims to offer fan speed control. Be careful overriding Apple's fan behaviour; you risk damaging your computer.

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