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What does the confidence value mean on the output of sensors-detect?

Sample output of sensors-detect taken from here: Driver `coretemp': * Chip `Intel digital thermal sensor' (confidence: 9) Driver `lm90': * Bus `SMBus nForce2 adapter at 4d00' Busdriver ...
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Shrink Senstivity of Tablet

Is there a way to shrink the sensitivity area of the Wacom Tablet? For example I currently own the Bamboo Tablet, but I don't like its current size and would much prefer something much smaller.
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Where can I find temperature sensors locations on a laptop?

I'm trying to identify the locations of the different sensors highlighted in red (TZx_) to find where exactly the hot spot is. I assume TZ5_ is probably located near the GPU which is also running at ...
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How can I control the keyboard backlight when running Windows on a MacBook?

I installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit on my MacBook Air 2014, using Boot Camp. When I'm using the Windows partition, the keyboard backlight turns on randomly, and I cannot turn off the keyboard light ...
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GPU sensor not working, fans out of control

My fans are out of control and my GPU is apparently hotter than the surface of the sun. I'm using an iMac with Windows 7, (no OS X partition) and I already tried resetting the pram and nvram. ...
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How do remote sensors connect to a password-protected wifi network?

I'm quite new to networking in general, and am wondering how remote sensing devices are able to connect to someone's home wifi network? For example, take a device like this: ...
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sensors and fan control not working on w83627dhg

My question is: Why the fan speed are 0 RPM? How Can I to change the fan speed? sensors output: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +48.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) Core ...
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Re-enable Sudden Motion Sensor

I installed Mathias Bynens dotfiles which are very handy but when I check his code it says # Disable the sudden motion sensor as it’s not useful for SSDs sudo pmset -a sms 0 I don't have an SSD and ...
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linux sensors label naming

I'm having trouble in renaming my temperature sensor labels. chip "adt7461-i2c-0-4c" label temp1 "ambiant" ...
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iTunes 11.1.5 versus S.M.A.R.T. hard drive sensor

After I installed a bigger startup drive in my Mac Pro, I renamed the prior startup drive and use it to keep my media contents, including my iTunes media folder. I work that drive hard, doing video ...
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CPU Voltage: different values in BIOS and OS

I manually set CPU voltage to 1.1000 V in BIOS (Advanced Screen > CPU Configuration > Multiplier/Voltage Change > CPU Voltage). After reboot I see in BIOS (Vcore in H/W Monitor screen) that it is ...
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How to check CPU temperature on BAMT (Debian)

How can I check CPU temperature on BAMT? BAMT is Debian based bitcoin/litecoin mining distribution (kernel is 2.6.32-41 32 bit version). I've tried with lm-sensors, every time I'm using, I'm ...
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Motherboard temp sensors failed?

I was fiddling around and my mobo cant read cpu temps anymore. Used to able to read it in HWmonitor and Speedfan, now it shows -1 or 0000 in bios. Has my internal sensors failed? Intel Pentium D 2.8 ...
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Temperature sensors showing high CPU temps, CPU not super hot

(For monitoring heating I have used SpeedFan, Ai suite II (asus mobo software), RealTemp and my bios (on an Asus Gene IV Rampage)) SpeedFan says 100-120 C RealTemp says 30-80 C at idle (30 C ...
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Laptop Thermal Sensor Reading Excessively High Temperatures

My laptop has done a thermal shutdown several times tonight due to high temperature readings. The computer however is not running at a temperature any higher than it normally does. I think the ...
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how to send temperature DS9097 sensor data to apache and keep an archive of it

I want to show at my website this temperature readings data. USB DS18B20 with the prolific adaptor PL2303. instructions for Debian are: apt-get install digitemp digitemp_DS9097 -i -s /dev/ttyUSB0 ...
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Compass a la USB [closed]

I'm looking for a compass (the cardinal direction kind) sensor that I can connect via USB. I'm willing to revert to an integrated circuit and Arduino or some such, but an off-the-shelf device is ...
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Computation of temperature using Temp Sensor Lm35 with LPC1768

I have connected a LM35 to ADC channel 1 of LPC1768. getting a value of 306(adc reading). Vref =5V For 12 bit ADC Step size = 5V/4096=1.22mV to calculate the output voltage. Vout in mV = ...
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Interpreting sensor names

Here is the output from the sensors command on my Late 2012 MacMini 6,2 running Linux. I am unable to find out what each code means. What parameter do each of these code represent? I would like to ...
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How much heat can a heat sensor on a video card handle?

I have some troubles with my XFX HD5770 (video card), the head sensors on my video card are broken but I'm out of warranty. I need to prove to the reseller that I didn't damage the head sensors by for ...
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Is it possible to replace the thermal sensor of my case?

During the update of my computer hardware, I managed to damage one of the thermal sensors which my case has, making the display LCD show a "Er" (Error) on the LCD screen which monitor the temperatures ...
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Are there any disadvantages of having a “free fall sensor” on a hard disk drive?

This is a general question that came out of a specific comparison between the Western Digital Scorpio WD3200BEKT and Western Digital Scorpio WD3200BJKT (which is the same as the former but with a free ...
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sensors-detect does not detect

I am trying to run sensors-detect in Debian6 64 bits and I get: Sorry, no sensors were detected. Either your system has no sensors, or they are not supported, or they are connected to an I2C or SMBus ...
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How can I manually control a fan from the terminal?

I'm trying to control the fan speed on my desktop, and I'd appreciate your help. Goal: Use a script to control the fan speed on my computer. Motivation: The embedded BIOS "Smart Fan" settings isn't ...
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Server keeps resetting

I have a server that keeps resetting. I installed lm_sensors last time, and discovered it was die to the fan not working, causing the temperature to rise. Now the problem has returned, and lm_sensors ...
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What does the fan speed sensor really report?

I have an overheating issue on my netbook (ASUS EeePC 1015PW), which I'm trying to troubleshoot. Using lm-sensors while overheating gave me this output : acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device ...
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Automatically detecting temperature sensors on startup (Ubuntu 10.10)

I am very close to achieving my goal of setting up a CPU temperature graph that is displayed in the top panel of my desktop. I have the applet and have gotten it to graph temperatures, which appear to ...
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Adding sensors on Intel Atom through GPIO

I am building a portable medical kit on Intel Atom N240 series, loaded with FC 11. I am adding sensors (spirometer oximeter) through GPIO, (using RS 232, spi. USB is also an option). I have loaded ...
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How do tools like Speedfan detect the CPU temperature?

There are some applications which claim to be able to detect the temperature of various components inside your PC, for example: Speedfan. How do they detect the temperature without using any external ...
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Shut down on start up - faulty temperature sensor?

I have a packard bell Imedia 4145 about 18 months old. It shuts down soon after I switch it on. It will get as far as starting to load windows then shut off. Each time I turn it on it runs for a ...
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I need a replacement heat sink thermistor for a MacPro1,1 [closed]

I need a replacement heat sink thermistor for a MacPro1,1. I pulled the 5160's and replaced them with 5350's (2.66/1066). I then did the BSEL and VID mods to get them working at 3.3/1333. The heat ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 running on Acer Aspire 5315 Laptop keeps shutting down unexpectedly

Basically the title says it all - I have an Acer Aspire 5315 laptop on which I've installed 'Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop i386' from a bootable flash drive and while using the system thereafter all seems to ...
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CCD vs. CMOS webcams

Several years ago, I tried a CMOS-based webcam and it really sucked. It needed an extremely brightly-lit room to work. Around the same time, I also tried a CCD camera and it worked great. But since ...
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lm-sensors - always returns 32 degrees (celsius) for temperature

On my VIA EPIA motherboard (using VIA VT8231 ISA bridge), I get strange output for the lm-sensors temperature reading. It always returns 32 degrees (celsius). I have previously had correct output ...
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USB thermometer that works in Linux

I am constructing a small robot based on an embedded board running linux. I am looking for a USB thermometer device, which will work with 2.6 kernel. So far I found a bunch of devices, but it's not ...