Psensor 0.6.2.8 has been released and is now available in its unstable repository. Psensor is a graphical temperature monitoring tool for Linux. Psensor has already been added to Ubuntu 11.10 archives so it will be available to download from software center in Oneiric.
- Displays temperatures of motherboard and CPU sensors (using lm-sensors)
- Displays temperatures of NVidia GPUs (using XNVCtrl)
- Displays temperatures of Hard Disk Drives (using hddtemp)
- Displays rotation speed of fans (using lm-sensors)
- Also notifies you when temperatures cross a particular pre-defined limit
- Shows new globalmenu on Unity panel
- New sensor preferences window
- Unity Launcher icon for Pesensor can display the greatest temperature
- Application Indicator menu contains the information of all sensors for quick access
- Gtk3 support (Gtk2 still supported)
- Main window can be closed and shown again using the Application Indicator
First install lm-sensors by running following commands:
sudo apt-get install lm-sensors
Now, run the command sudo sensors-detect to identify your hardware sensors. Confirm that its working by running command sensors from terminal.
Add the PPA and install Psensor. Run the following commands:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jfi/psensor-unstable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install psensor
Now just launch Psensor from menu.
Please note that it still a development build and not stable one.