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Well, just like the title says : is there any hardware sensors indicator so i can add it to unity's panel?

I only found applets for the older gnome panel.

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I'm working on one at the moment (indicator-sensors) which with any luck will be ready in time for the final release of natty - code is barely functional at the moment and still need to figure out a bunch of UI issues, so will be a week or two at least until anything release worthy is finished.

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upvote for the effort! i'm looking forward to having temp sensors (and fans speed?) in natty. –  Christoph Apr 12 '11 at 8:40
    
Cool! can we help with the testing part? –  Chriskin Apr 12 '11 at 13:09
    
For sure - feel free to check the code out and compile and test it - although at the moment it is quite feature incomplete but will provide rudimentary support - new features etc should be added pretty quickly so keep watching :) –  alexmurray Apr 12 '11 at 14:18
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A quick update - have released an initial alpha version (covered on webupd8 webupd8.org/2011/04/indicator-sensors-displays-cpu.html) and have an official PPA here: launchpad.net/~alexmurray/+archive/indicator-sensors –  alexmurray May 1 '11 at 10:47
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How to install it with apt-get? –  Pavel Vlasov Aug 11 '12 at 14:03

The cpu and memory indicator now supports temperature sensors too. Check indicator-sysmonitor

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Psensors has temp indicators.

Add ppa:jfi/ppa to your repositories and then install psensor (and its dependents) in Synaptic.

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psensors have already been mentioned, if i recall correctly –  Chriskin May 29 '11 at 23:02

I'm quite fond of screenlets

add to desktop rather than panel though;

sensors screenlets seem nice, there are more similar;

work in unity although possibly not in gnome-shell; need sensors too

sudo apt-get install lm-sensors screenlets screenlets-pack-all
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There is a cpu and memory indicator. Here is an article about it: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/03/indicator-sysmonitor-simple-system-stats-app-for-ubuntu/

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Are there no temperature indicators at all then? –  Chriskin Apr 7 '11 at 16:48
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I haven't found a temp indicator yet. –  NateW Apr 8 '11 at 17:19

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