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How to read CPU, Motherboard temperature, voltage and Fan Speeds in Ubuntu


This post depicts a simple procedure to know the various sensor temperatures in computer such as Desktop and Laptop powered by Ubuntu Linux. CPU and Cabinet Cooling Fan Speeds, CPU and Motherboard voltages and temperatures. It involves getting sensors supported by kernel module and installing necessary application for the same. Package to install lm-sensors is the package which…

How to get Fingerprint reader working in Fedora Linux (Upek 147e:1000 in this case)

Many Business laptop models equipped with Fingerprint Sensor. Though it is not considered as good security system for a laptop login, still some specific applications utilize this feature for identification and authentication. My Sony laptop VGN-CS15GN/B is having Upek Fingerprint sensor. In this case my OS is Fedora 13 64bit. By default Fedora supports Fingerprint…