Measuring CPU temperatures in ubuntu

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Sun Feb 3 14:00:20 UTC 2008

> Please can someone instruct me on how to measure the CPU temps in ubuntu

The corresponding ACPI information is available in this file:


However it may or may not work, see this bug report I filed long ago:

If you are lucky and it works on your machine, then I think there are a
few GUI/Gnome applets available, that will display this information in a
convienent manner.



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