GPU Temperature

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1 year ago 2017-08-04, 19:50 UTC
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Shows NVidia/ATI GPU temperature in the panel, and detailed/multi-gpu information in a popup menu.



GPUTemperature displays the Temperature of your ATI (one only) or NVIDIA GPUs (one or more).

GPUTemperature requires the nvidia-settings command which is installed with the binary-blob drivers downloaded directly from NVidia ( or with a distro- package usually called "nvidia-settings" (Ubuntu/Mint/Fedora, others may vary).

GPUTemperature requires the lm_sensors packages be installed and configured along with the opensource ATI drivers with ATI RADEON GPUs.

Version 2.0.0 Version History

1.0     Initial release
1.0.1   Fixed bug if no fan present (or if any other fields in pop-up either
        are missing or formatted in a way which deviates from the current
        form such that the matching expression will miss them).
1.0.2   Fixed issue cause pop-up menu to disappear when mousing over the
        "GPU x" line.
1.1.0   Added preliminary support for ATI GPUs using the opensource driver
        and lm_sensors.
1.1.1   Show GPU memory usage for NVIDIA GPUs.
2.0.0   Gutted usage of nvidia-smi and replaced with nvidia-settings for
        NVidia cards. This allows for more detailed information and support
        for more NVidia cards (nvidia-smi was not the best choice).
2.0.1   Changed permissions on files so that installation globally will work.

Installation: Decompress the zip file to ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets or /usr/share/cinnamon/applets.

Restart Cinnamon (alt+f2 then r)

Open the Cinnamon applets control panel.

Enable the applet.

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Lee C Williams
Lee C Williams-2 weeks ago
Doesn't work with Linux Mint 18.3, or 19. R9 290, with either Open source, or AMDGPU drivers.
©TriMoon™-4 months ago
After download and unip under homedir as instructed and restarting Cinnamon, nothing happens and it isn't shown in aplet list. So removing again.... System Debian 9.4 Cinnamon 3.4.6
©TriMoon™-4 months ago
Error when trying to install: "[Errorno 2] No such file or directory: '/tmp/tmplejyzv/metadata.json'"
some-username-here1-6 months ago
Hello! I'm just leaving a comment here because I really appreciate how useful this is! sadly, you only can view the stats (like in the picture above) when your panel is at the top. Not at the bottom (originally), left or right; which is the only reason why I made this comment in the first place. Hope you can make this applet better!
Patrick Doc Schwarz
Patrick Doc Schwarz-7 months ago
I'm using the open-source video drivers for my Radeon RX-480 and all I get is GPU:NaNºC
yochananmarqos-8 months ago
All I see is the GPU temperature for my Radeon 7770. I'm using the open-source video-ati drivers running Manjaro Linux Cinnamon 17.1pre3.
Darren Neufeldt
Darren Neufeldt-10 months ago
Hello, I tried using this app and while I did get the temp for my GPU (EVGA GTX 670 FTW) displayed, I did not get memory usage. One thing I did notice though while using this app is that my GPU would constantly be using it's highest performance mode possible, even while just displaying the desktop. This caused my GPU temp to continually raise into the 70 C zone and hotter. As is, I'm afraid I can't use it, which I really do want to, and I can't recommend it either.