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cputemp 1.0 Released For Linux Thermal Monitoring

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Published on 03 September 2012 09:23 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware
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Version 1.0 has been reached for the cputemp utility that uses ACPI for monitoring the CPU temperature and providing various statistics under Linux.

The open-source cputemp utility is lightweight, measures temperatures exposed via ACPI (not LM_Sensors), supports Celsius and Fahrenheit, and logs high/low temperatures too. This is just one of many open-source Linux utilities available for thermal monitoring.

More details are available from its SourceForge project site.

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