F8: Dell laptop - i8kutils
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Sun Feb 3 13:10:08 UTC 2008
> I recently had to replace the video card in my Dell 9400,
> probably because it overheated after a build-up of dust in the cooling
> So I am now paranoid about the temperature control of the CPU
> and the GPU fans.
> I think that if I run gkrellm, I can set and observe the fan
> behaviour. However, I have to have the programs display on the screen.
> I have installed i8kutils and thought that I could use these
> conveniently. I thought I would find some config file to set
> temperatures. I haven't found one, and running "i8kmon -d -a -t 5 &"
> doesn't seem to work.
> As I am obviously confused, perhaps someone can help me.
> South Australia
I'm afraid I have no experience with i8kutils, however as an alternative
to gkrellm, you may be interested in looking at Conky.
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