Linux Check CPU temperature on Fedora

Basic Linux Command Example: 

The example below show how to check CPU teperature on Fedora system. The step by step below start from the installation of gnome-shell-extension-cpu-temperature, this xample done on Linux Fedora 15.

To install the package that can use to monitor CPU temperature you may need root access, so this example start with the su - command.

1. Open Linux x terminal... Application >> system tools >> terminal

2. Execute su - command, then supply the root password when ask.

3. Execute yum install gnome-shell-extension-cpu-temperature to start the package installation.

[root@serverc ~]# yum install gnome-shell-extension-cpu-temperature

4. After sucessfully install the package you may need to log off and then log in again to see the changes.

cpu temperature

More information:

Name        : gnome-shell-extension-cpu-temperature
Arch        : noarch
Version     : 0
Release     : 0.2.gitcdc83b0.fc15
Size        : 8.0 k
Repo        : installed
From repo   : updates
Summary     : A gnome-shell extension to show the current temperature of CPU
URL         :
License     : GPLv3+
Description : Gnome Shell Extensions that adds an applet on the panel which reveals current CPU temperature in Degree Celsius and Fahrenheit.


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