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The Temperature Monitor in lxpanel (I'm using Lubuntu 12.10) is automatically detecting one of my sensors but I would like to give it an alternate one.

Here is the output of sensors:

Adapter: Virtual device
temp1:        +26.8°C  (crit = +100.0°C)
temp2:         +0.0°C  (crit = +100.0°C)

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Core 0:       +58.0°C  (high = +80.0°C, crit = +90.0°C)
Core 2:       +55.0°C  (high = +80.0°C, crit = +90.0°C)

It looks like the Temperature Monitor is picking up temp1 automatically but I would like to set it to Core 0 or Core 2. It has a string for "Sensor" but I'm not sure what that would be.

I've tried "Core 0", "coretemp-isa-0000" and "/sys/devices/platform/coretemp.0/temp2_input" but none seem to work.

Any thoughts?

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On my Intel D2700 board /sys/devices/platform/coretemp.0/temp2_input is 1000*Core0 in °C, and temp3_input is 1000*Core1. The temperature widget in lxpanel can't cope with that 1000 multiplier, but Psensor package can.

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