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wangsacl
December 1st, 2008, 02:49 PM
How to check the CPU temperature and underclock it from the panel? I remember doing something like this before, before clean installing Ubuntu 8.10, but after googling, I think I forget how to do it...

w4ett
December 1st, 2008, 03:39 PM
Install the package lm-sensors via Synaptic or using apt-get. This will report the temps and fan speeds. After installing you will need to run the following command:

sudo sensors-detect
and follow the instructions.

To modify the CPU speed, add the applet to your panel:

wangsacl
December 6th, 2008, 05:42 AM
OK, thanks!

wisd0m
December 26th, 2008, 11:45 PM
Install the package lm-sensors via Synaptic or using apt-get. This will report the temps and fan speeds. After installing you will need to run the following command:

sudo sensors-detect
and follow the instructions.

To modify the CPU speed, add the applet to your panel:


I did that, how to I see the temps and fan speed? Its not on the CPU speed applet. (8.10 64 bit gnome)

w4ett
December 27th, 2008, 12:17 AM
I did that, how to I see the temps and fan speed? Its not on the CPU speed applet. (8.10 64 bit gnome)
wisd0m...it's generally better to start a new thread to get an answer (especially when the trhead is marked "solved")...but here ya go:

in the terminal type:


sensors

you will see an output like this: