Sensors is a small tool that helps us know the temperature from’ CPU of ours computer, Among other things.
Its use is really simple, just open a console and type the command sensors. The output will depend on the support that the components of our machine have in the core, although in most computers it will serve, at least, to know the current temperature and the critical temperature of the CPU.
Sensors are usually in the repositories of most distributions, including Ubuntu. per to Install Sensors in Ubuntu |, As in its sister distributions, just type in a console:
sudo apt-get install lm-sensors
It is likely that in other distributions the package has another name; in openSUSE, for example, it is simply called “sensors”.
As mentioned before, using Sensors is pretty straightforward. Just open a terminal and type the command:
In the case of what you write, the output occurs:
Core 0: +67.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) Core 1: +67.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
This shows us the current temperature of the processors as well as their critical temperature, which is 100 ° C.
If there are problems and Sensors does not detect anything, we can try with the command:
The next step is to accept, or not, the scans proposed by the application. To know other options of the order sensors just write sensors -h on our console; the options are not many as it is a tool the use is very specific, although there are some that can be useful to more than one.
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