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pmcputemp CPU temperature monitor

July 20, 2017 — BarryK
There hasn't been a temperature monitor in the tray in Quirky for a long time, however, I notice that a couple of testers of 8.2 have installed pmcputemp.

pmcputemp is created by 01micko (Michael), who is also the guy behind the Slacko Puppy Linux releases. 01micko is also one of the main guys who setup, and continues to maintain, woof-CE, the community-based build system for Puppy Linux.

Here is forum discussion of pmcputemp:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=98299

The latest source is here:
https://github.com/01micko/pmcputemp

I have compiled it in Quirky Xerus 8.2 and created a PET. This will be in the next release of Quirky.

My desktop midi-tower runs so cool. The thing has fans all over it. It is a PC that I bought secondhand earlier this year, and it continues to run well.
pmcputemp was reading around 22 degrees C, so I watched NASA live-feed from space, at 720p -- very nice -- and the temperature crept up a bit, peaked at 35 degrees.

The NASA feed:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtU_mdL2vBM

Comments

The PET package is here (11KB):

http://distro.ibiblio.org/quirky/quirky6/amd64/packages/pet_packages-xerus/pmcputemp-0.63-1-xerus64.pet

Tags: quirky, linux