To get the CPU temperature continuously on the desktop

while :; do acpi -t | osd_cat -p bottom ; sleep 1; done &
There is no need for variables. I also added sleep to reduce cpu usage, however I didn't test it.

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By: John_W
2011-01-14 13:57:45

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Infinite loop?
nssy · 388 weeks and 2 days ago
@nssy: yes. ctrl+c to get out of it
kaedenn · 388 weeks and 1 day ago
Required "acpi" and "xosd-bin" to run on ubuntu 10.10. Use this: "sudo aptitude install xosd-bin acpi". After installing works great.
sxiii · 388 weeks ago
And how do you delete the texte at the bottom?
pimousse92a · 387 weeks and 1 day ago

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