cpuinfo is a virtual file located in the /proc filesystem. When accessed, it provides real-time information both about unchanging hardware characteristics of the CPU, and about how it is currently running (most notably, what clock speed it or each of its cores is at).

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Screenlets RingSensors has to many CPU sensors, what are they?

I just installed screenlets to get some onscreen information about my system. I'm trying the RingSensors screenlet to monitor cpu load, but there are more sensors available to monitor than I'd expect. ...
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Ubuntu uses only 2 out of 4 processor cores

I just installed ubuntu 14.10 and it started to use only two cores (out of 4). I two CPU's, both 2 cores. Before I was using 14.04 and everything worked fine. For instance, when I start to compress ...
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Making CPU online doesn't work (armv71)?

I am trying to turn CPU status to online, but it doesn't seem to work. I run this: echo 1 | sudo tee /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/online Here is what I get when I run lscpu: Architecture: ...
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Fan Speed due to CLI at boot

I am having dell inspiron N5010, today for the first time i pressed c at the time of choosing OS, it enters into cli mode grub, then i just exited and booted normally , what exactly i felt after ...