Application to read current clocks of ATi Radeon cards (xf86-video-ati, xf86-video-amdgpu)
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Simple application to read current clocks of ATi Radeon cards (xf86-video-ati, xf86-video-amdgpu).

xf86-video-ati and xf86-video-amdgpu driver

Install and run radeon-profile-daemon ( for using this app as normal user. Otherwise app need to be run with root privilages for changing power profiles (and clocks readings sometimes). You can add username ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/radeon-profile to your /etc/sudoers. Here is tip for run app as normal user but involves change permissions to system files:

Fan control is available only on Radeon HD 7000 series and above.


  • Qt 5.6<= (qt5-base and qt5-charts) (qt5-defaults for Ubuntu/Debian)
  • libxrandr
  • libdrm (for amdgpu, 2.4.79<=, more recent, the better)
  • recent kernel (for amdgpu 4.12<=, more recent, the better)
  • radeon card

For full functionality:

  • glxinfo - info about OpenGL, mesa
  • xdriinfo - driver info
  • xrandr - connected displays


git clone
cd radeon-profile/radeon-profile

For Ubuntu 17.04, qt5-charts isn't available:

  • Use qtchooser -l to list available profiles
  • Use qmake -qt=[profile from qtchooser] to specify Qt root or download and install a Qt bundle from
  • Make a qt5opt.conf in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qtchooser/ containing:



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