This extensions isn't currently maintained. Please use the this fork: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/841/freon/ (https://github.com/UshakovVasilii/gnome-shell-extension-freon)
gnome-shell-extension-sensors (previously known as gnome-shell-extension-cpu-temperature) is an extension for displaying CPU temperature, hard disk temperature, voltage and CPU fan RPM in GNOME Shell.
The extension uses sensors from lm_sensors package (lm-sensors for Debian systems) to read temperature for different CPU cores and adapters, voltage data and fan speed.
This is the recommended method for installation, as it doesn't require the build dependencies for installation. You can install this extension by visiting the GNOME extensions page for this extension.
Installation by package manager
Fedora has packaged a very old version of this extension. You can install it by running:
yum -y install gnome-shell-extension-cpu-temperature
However this package will be retired and possibly replaced in the future according to Bug RH#983409.
To install this extension you need to clone the source and build the extension. The build dependenciesare:
- glib2-devel or libglib2.0-dev,
To build the extension for gnome-shell 3.10 or newer please run the following commands:
cd ~ && git clone https://github.com/xtranophilist/gnome-shell-extension-sensors.git cd ~/gnome-shell-extension-sensors ./autogen.sh
To build the extension for gnome-shell 3.8 or older please run the following commands:
cd ~ && git clone https://github.com/xtranophilist/gnome-shell-extension-sensors.git cd ~/gnome-shell-extension-sensors git checkout gnome-3.8 ./autogen.sh
You can install this extension for your user by executing:
or system wide by executing (this requires root permissions):
After installation you need to restart the GNOME shell:
F2to open the command prompt
rto restart the GNOME shell
Then enable the extension:
Shell Extensions ->
Sensors -> On
Installing lm-sensors for Fedora, CentOS and other distros with yum:
yum install -y lm_sensors
Ubuntu, Debian and other distros with apt-get:
apt-get install lm-sensors
sensors-detect as root as one time detection process.
yum -y install hddtemp
This extensions uses the output of
sensors(1) command to obtain the
temperature data and sensor labeling. To relabel, hide or correct the
output consult the
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