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Monitoring Temperature

Postby heiowge » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:47 am

Can anyone point me at a nice app for monitoring my CPU and GPU temperatures please?

I'm attempting to stop my graphics card from crapping out all the time. I've added a new double fan that blows right at the card, so I'm hoping that'll help.

I used to monitor my CPU temp from a KDE widget, but now I'm using Cinnamon, I'm not sure how to do the job. Plus I also want to look at the graphics card - something I didn't do under KDE anyway.


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Postby Ram » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:08 am

Well there is one in the 'NVIDIA X Server setting' program and if you can add to cinnamon there is a gnome panel app called Hardware Sensor Monitor which shows GPU temp.

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Postby roseway » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:11 pm

I use a neat little monitoring program called gkrellm, which can monitor all sorts of system activity. To enable it to monitor temperatures and fan speeds you first have to install a support program called lm-sensors. With this installed you run (as root) sensors-detect which detects as many hardware sensors as it can find and configures the necessary kernel modules to be loaded to use them.
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Postby heiowge » Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:01 pm

roseway wrote:I use a neat little monitoring program called gkrellm...


Thanks. Got it up and running. I've managed to turn off most of the rubbish I don't need and configure it just to display temperatures. :D
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