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Is there a Gnome Pannel Applet or even just software, that supports a lot of mobos and sensors? I have a AMD Phenom x4 cpu with a Gigabyte Mobo and Nvidia 9600 GPU. I tried "Computer Temperature Monitor" all that could find is my HDD temp. Any recommendations?


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This is a good point for something else I am working on: – nik Oct 29 '09 at 1:54
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Open terminal and enter following lines:

sudo apt-get install sensors-applet
sudo sensors-detect
sudo reboot

Answer yes on all questions(it will install all dependencies and autoconfigure sensors). After rebooting right click gnome panel->add to panel->hardware sensors monitor. After that configure applet to display what you need.

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Thank you. Unfortunately it did not grab the temperature of my CPU. But it did get it for my HDD and GPU. Anything else I can do to configure it? – thegreyspot Oct 30 '09 at 3:07 according to this wiki devs dropped support for amd k10(phenom) – easyrider Oct 30 '09 at 4:12

If you're using Ubuntu, add Hardinfo in Ubuntu Software Centre. You will then find in Applications>System Tools a new item, System Profiler and Benchmark. Open this, and click on Sensors. This works on both AMD Phenom II x4 and x6.

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