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So, I have the lm-sensors package installed, and I can run sensors and get details of my system temperature, like this:

Adapter: Virtual device
temp1:        +45.0°C  (crit = +120.0°C)

Adapter: PCI adapter
temp1:        +46.5°C  (high = +70.0°C)
                       (crit = +115.0°C, hyst = +115.0°C)

What I'd like to do is be able to view a log (say, every 5 minutes) of what the temperature is. Is this possible?

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did you install sensord ? packages.ubuntu.com/precise/sensord manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/hardy/man8/sensord.8.html and do you want to check your logs or a graphical front end ? –  bodhi.zazen Jan 19 '12 at 22:35
@bodhi.zazen Didn't install sensord, and I don't care. Would prefer to check my logs. –  jrg Jan 19 '12 at 22:36
With what you are asking for, unless someone has a better answer, I would write a script and send the output (with a time stamp) to a custom log and run it with cron. –  bodhi.zazen Jan 19 '12 at 22:41
Well, I'm not above installing sensord, it looks pretty cool. –  jrg Jan 19 '12 at 22:45

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