Short post to propose two easy ways to check physical parameters via sensors in our Ubuntu Linux box.
The first one is command line based and it is described in this Ubuntu help page.
Basically we need to install lm-sensors:
# apt-get install lm-sensors
Run the sensors-detect routine:
Type YES several times ;-) and load the module:
# service module-init-tools start
Finally run sensors and we will see the rpms of the fan and several internal temperatures including their usual functioning range.
The second one is a graphical but lightweight application called gkrellm with lots of configuration possibilities.
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Happy sensor-based monitoring!