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How to check battery temperature? How do I know the normal temperature of it?

My OS is Ubuntu. My laptop is Lenovo G470.

Thanks in advance!

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That's a lightly odd question, that seems to have nothing apparent to do with Ubuntu. Anyway, to find out the temperature, use a thermometer, and to find its normal temperature, search for documentation, or contact the manufacturer. –  mikewhatever Nov 1 '13 at 13:42
@mikewhatever: Thanks for your comment. I would like to know if there is any app / software or indicator for Ubuntu to find out the temperature. I think there is. –  pablofiumara Nov 1 '13 at 13:44
May I ask why you think there is. –  mikewhatever Nov 1 '13 at 20:43
does cat /proc/acpi/ibm/thermal give an output? –  guntbert Nov 1 '13 at 21:22
@mikewhatever: I have already seen some apps related to the hardware. –  pablofiumara Nov 2 '13 at 1:01

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acpi is used to monitor battery information. Try acpi -t for thermal information. Also check out man acpi for other options.

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Thanks for your answer. Unfortunately, acpi tells me this which I do not think is correct: "Thermal 0: ok, 0.0 degrees C". Am I right? –  pablofiumara Nov 1 '13 at 13:43
Can you pot your output of acpi -t. –  mikewhatever Nov 1 '13 at 13:43
pablofiumara@pablofiumara-Lenovo-G470:~$ acpi -t Thermal 0: ok, 0.0 degrees C –  pablofiumara Nov 1 '13 at 13:45

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