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lm_sensors provides essential drivers for monitoring the temperatures, voltages, and fans of Linux systems containing devices such as the LM78 and LM75. It contains drivers for sensor chips and I2C and SMBus masters. It also contains text-based tools for sensor reporting, and a library for sensors access called 'libsensors'. It also contains tools for sensor hardware identification and I2C bus probing. There is a list of supported drivers on the Web site.


User FAQ available in HTML format from; See for a complete list of documentation


Download version 2.8.8 (stable)
released on 20 October 2004

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey25 March 2002

Leaders and contributors

Philip Edelbrock Maintainer
See the CONTRIBUTORS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview
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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Linux kernel 2.4.13 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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