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SpeedFan Alternatives for Linux

SpeedFan is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is CoreCtrl, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SpeedFan and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to SpeedFan are hwinfo, Lm-Sensors, CPU Frequency Selector and fancontrol.

SpeedFan alternatives are mainly Fan Speed Tools but may also be System Information Utilities or Hard Disk Diagnostic Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SpeedFan.
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  • Windows

SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips....

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  1. CoreCtrl is a Free and Open Source GNU/Linux application that allows you to control with ease your computer hardware using application profiles. It aims to be flexible, comfortable and accessible to regular users.

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    hwinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    Lm-Sensors

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Lm-Sensors is a free and open-source application that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, and fans.

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    Most users think Lm-Sensors is a great alternative to SpeedFan.
  4. cinnamon-cpufreq-applet - Port of Gnome 3 CPUFreq applet to Cinnamon - with some fixes.

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  5. fancontrol

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    fancontrol is a shell script for use with lm_sensors. It reads its configuration from a file, then calculates fan speeds from temperatures and sets the corresponding PWM outputs to the computed values.

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    Most users think fancontrol is a great alternative to SpeedFan.


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    thinkfan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Thinkfan is a simple, lightweight fan control program. Originally designed specifically for IBM/Lenovo Thinkpads, it now supports any kind of system via the sysfs hwmon interface (/sys/class/hwmon). It is designed to eat as little CPU power as possible.

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    Coolero

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Coolero is a front-end that uses libraries like liquidctl and a few others to control cooling devices, mostly AIOs, fan hub/controllers, along with PSUs and some RGB lighting support.

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