Psensor – Monitor Motherboard, CPU, GNU Temperature with Graphs & Indicator

Looking for a graphical temperature monitoring application for Linux? Psensor is a simple yet powerful tool with graphs and system tray indicator applet.

Psensor is a free and open-source utility to monitor hardware temperature in Linux. It draws real-time charts and raises alerts about the the temperature of:

  • the motherboard and CPU sensors (using lm-sensors).
  • the NVidia GPUs (using XNVCtrl).
  • the ATI GPUs (using ATI ADL SDK).
  • the Hard Disk Drives (using hddtemp, libatasmart or udisks2).
  • the rotation speed of the fans.
  • a remote computer.
  • the CPU load and free memory

The information of real-time CPU, GPU, motherboard temperature as well as CPU load, free memory can be also accessible easily through a system tray app indicator.

How to Get Psensor in Linux:

The utility is available in main repositories for most popular Linux distributions.

For Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, simply open terminal and run command:

sudo apt install psensor

For Fedora based systems, run command to install the tool:

sudo dnf install psensor
Merilyn Ne
Hi, I'm Merilyn Ne, a computer geek working on Ubuntu Linux for many years and would like to write useful tips for beginners. Forgive me for language mistakes. I'm not a native speaker of English.