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I have Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the i3 window manager and want to display CPU temperature in the i3-statusbar. Folder /sys/devices/platform/coretemp.0 does not exists and neither does /proc/acpi/thermal_zone.

What should I do? I do not want to use lm-sensors or similar.

  • @phk why did you substitute CPU with CPI? – LRDPRDX Jan 16 '17 at 0:57
  • Sorry, was a typo. – phk Jan 16 '17 at 1:10
  • on my xubuntu 16.04 system the file you are looking for is at "/sys/devices/platform/coretemp.0/hwmon/hwmon2/temp2_input" – jtlindsey Oct 30 '17 at 23:52
  • on my lubuntu 16.04 I found it at /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon1/temp1_input, it's the only one "temp_input" and temp1_label is "CPU Temperature", should be it – xealits Jan 30 '18 at 11:26
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Is this something you're looking for? from i3 man page: https://i3wm.org/i3status/manpage.html#_cpu_temperature

5.9. CPU-Temperature

Gets the temperature of the given thermal zone. It is possible to define a max_threshold that will color the temperature red in case the specified thermal zone is getting too hot. Defaults to 75 degrees C. The output format when above max_threshold can be customized with format_above_threshold.

Example order: cpu_temperature 0

Example format: T: %degrees °C

Example max_threshold: 42

Example format_above_threshold: Warning T above threshold: %degrees °C

Example path: /sys/devices/platform/coretemp.0/temp1_input

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    Something like this, Yes. But as I said I do not have that folder. – LRDPRDX Jan 24 '17 at 7:51
  • @Wolfgang are there any reasons you do not want to use lm-sensors? the status bar is only for displaying temperature sent from another program, i think something like lm-sensors is required since to see the temperature a path is needed. – ljk Jan 24 '17 at 19:14
  • Ok. I do not want to use lm-sensors explicitly. If you showed how to use lm-sensors in order to display temperature in status bar, I would use it. – LRDPRDX Jan 29 '17 at 22:58
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    This might be what you need unix.stackexchange.com/questions/85468/… – ljk Jan 30 '17 at 22:19
  • @Wolfgang youtube.com/watch?v=kVyk1eUWPyE – ljk Feb 2 '17 at 19:32

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