How can I find out the cpu temperature of my linux desktop?
measure? The man page doesn’t really say more than ‘thermal information’. Judging from ACPI = advanced config and power interface, and the fact that all googles for info about that command brings up forum posts about laptops, I would guess it’s battery temp?
sudo apt-get install lm-sensors (once), then
sensors (every time you want to check) in a terminal window.
1) Install the lm-sensors packet:
sudo apt-get install lm-sensors
2) Start the sensors detection:
3) In a terminal run
sensors to read the sensors data…
Details: lm-sensors packet install these files:
System executables in /sbin (system binaries):
The sensors utility in
The shell scripts in /etc/init.d
/etc/init.d/lm-sensors allow to start, stop or restart the daemon /usr/bin/sensors