Temperature, in hardware, refers to the degree or intensity of heat present in the hardware. Generally, excess heat is damaging to hardware which makes it necessary to monitor the temperature of hardware and take steps to reduce it.

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USB thermometer that works in Linux

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How can I monitor the CPU temperature under linux?

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Maximum CPU Temperature for Core 2 Duo E6400

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