Monitoring CPU temp on Fedora

recently found the need to monitor CPU temp on a Fedora 16 install.

Once installed we need to configure lm_sensors. Run the command

You will be prompted with questions, accepting the defaults will work

Answer yes to the last question and all the support modules are loaded.

How do I read sensors chip data such as temperature?
Type the following command at shell prompt:

If you want to watch realtime output using the watch command, type

3 Responses to “Monitoring CPU temp on Fedora”

  1. Pete says:

    Hi, do you know if it supports alerts by email?

  2. Pete says:


    Do you know it its possible to send email reports of the temp?

    • newlife007 says:

      Yes, you could output to a text file and then use mail command to send it. That’s the beauty of Linux and the ability to use multiple applications to achieve a purpose.

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