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Show the temperature of drive sda: hddtemp /dev/sda
htttemp needs to be setuid root. A hack is to make sure chmod u+s /usr/sbin/hddtemp has been executed, as root, in a terminal
Also add, with visudo to the sudoers file user Computername=(root:ALL) NOPASSWD:/usr/bin/hddtemp *


You can make a panel Generic monitor by entering this script

echo " `/usr/sbin/hddtemp -n /dev/sda`°C"

in the Command field
An alternative is to use the Sensors panel item


Detect all sensors in the computer with sensors-detect
Show output of all detected sensors with sensors
Now the sensors can be shown in the panel with the Sensors panel item. Also of the harddisk temperature

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sensors.txt · Last modified: 28-02-2020 17:15 by wim