Monitoring temperature and fanspeed graphically in Ubuntu

ulrich steffens ulrich at
Mon Nov 14 02:48:30 UTC 2005

Am Montag, den 14.11.2005, 03:35 +0200 schrieb Ari Torhamo:
> Hi,
> I just spent a while looking for a GUI-program for monitoring
> temperature and fan speed in my system. I found a package named
> lm-sensors which does the thing, but has no GUI. I found a Gnome
> frontend for lm-sensors called GNOME Sensors Applet, but it doesn't seem
> to be in any of the Ubuntu repositories. 
> Is anyone possibly planning to bring GNOME Sensors Applet to Ubuntu? I
> think it would be good to have a way for not-so-skilled users to monitor
> system health and perhaps get an early warning when their system is
> running too hot. Or have I missed a way to do this graphically in
> Ubuntu?
> Here's a link to the applets home page:
> Regards,
> Ari Torhamo
you could also have a look at gdesklets. its in universe and unlike the
sensors-applet the information is being displayed on the desktop.


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