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On Screen micro display for battery and CPU temperature. nifty, small, omnipresent

Terminal - On Screen micro display for battery and CPU temperature. nifty, small, omnipresent
acpi -t | osd_cat -p bottom
2009-10-23 05:22:01
User: m33600
Functions: acpi
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On Screen micro display for battery and CPU temperature. nifty, small, omnipresent

My firefox overheats my cpu, sometimes above 90 degrees Celsius ( hence the name? )

To keep an eye on temperature, I put this command inside KAlarm ( a kind of cron) to be repeated every minute, for 5 seconds, color red ( default for osd_cat).

Its pretty, ultra small, displays a micro 2 lines text on every desktop and over everything and do not steal focus or interrupt any task. I get the information passively, in the low profile bottom of the screen.

Of course you can use it inside a terminal. Just do it:

watch -n 60 'acpi -t | osd_cat -p bottom'

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