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I would like a gnome applet that shows the current temperature inside the laptop. Currently I use gkrellm but it takes up too much space on my desktop.

I tried installing 'sensors-applet' but the applet did not appear in the list of things to add when I right click on the gnome panel and select 'add to panel'.

I am using Ubuntu 11.04.

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Do you want to program one yourself or are you after a recommendation? –  Rup Oct 20 '11 at 18:25

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Try restarting your computer. I know it sounds silly for Linux, but I just installed it (read the post and realized I wanted it too!), couldn't add it, and gave it a restart. Works great now.

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I found that I just had to kill gnome-panel. It automatically restarted itself and now I can add the sensors applet. –  jonr Oct 21 '11 at 19:25

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