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Install and configure lm-sensors on Linux

What is lm-sensors?
lm_sensors (Linux-monitoring sensors), is a free open source software-tool for Linux that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, humidity and fans.[more]

Install lm-sensors on Linux machine:

For ubuntu,mint,debian:
using apt-get or the Synaptic GUI.

sudo apt-get install lm-sensors

For fedora,opensuse,centos etc rpm base:

sudo yum install lm-sensors

For ArchLinux:

pacman lm_sensors

Configure lm-sensors: run below command on terminal and answer all questions ‘yes’ including last one.



Now start the service

service kmod start

run the sensors to get desire output


Screenshot from 2014-01-03 23:37:41

if you want to view the result on GUI then install “Psensor’ on Ubuntu.