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I installed lm-sensors hddtemp sensors-applet. I am able to get output from sensors. But cant find how I can start sensors-applet. I didnt find Hardware Sensors (or anything that looks like sensors-applet) under Right Click Panel > Add to Panel

I am using Ubuntu 11.04

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I'm guessing your using unity under ubuntu 11.04 in which case unity doesn't support the sensors applet. A lot of people seem to be suggesting trying the indicator applets that you can find in synaptic but I haven't any experience myself.

EDIT: I found indicator-sensors that provides the functionality you need.

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I am using Ubuntu Classic with 11.04, so not using Unity –  Jiew Meng Aug 7 '11 at 12:14
I've just tested this software webupd8.org/2011/04/indicator-sensors-displays-cpu.html and it seems to do what you want, just add the ppa then install and run it. –  Col Aug 13 '11 at 19:28

Check this omgubuntu thread. See if you can get what you are looking. If not just check that site. There are lots information regarding the same.

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