Psensor Alternatives

    Psensor is described as 'graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are eight alternatives to Psensor for Linux, KDE, GNOME, MATE and Xfce. The best alternative is Hardinfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Psensor are Hardware Lister (Free, Open Source), s-tui (Free, Open Source), Sysinfo (Free, Open Source) and hwinfo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 25, 2020

    1. Hardinfo is a system information and benchmark tool for Linux. It shows detailed system info, including hardware, environment, and kernel. It can use lm_sensors and ACPI for temperature and battery information. It also has four CPU banchmarks and two FPU benchmarks.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    2. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache configuration, bus speed, etc.
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    3. s-tui is a terminal UI for monitoring your computer. s-tui allows monitoring CPU temperature, frequency, power and utilization in a graphical way from the terminal. s-tui has built-in stress test options to test your hardware under heavy load.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on.

      Discontinued

      The Sysinfo website is down and Sourceforge reports the last update as being from 2013

    4. hwinfo/libhd are used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A helping tool for udev testers, coders, hackers and consumers. Main features are - Browsing the sysfs tree via udev, Reports udev device info and udev properties, Filter and search devices, Monitorize udev device events.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      cpuid dumps detailed information about the CPU(s) gathered from the CPUID instruction, and also determines the exact model of CPU(s).
    5. hddtemp is a small utility (daemonizable) that gives you the temperature of your hard drive by reading S.M.A.R.T. informations (for drives that support this feature).
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