Thermal Monitor

Plasma 5 Monitoring

Source (required if based on other people's work): https://github.com/kotelnik/plasma-applet-thermal-monitor

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Description:

Shows temperature of various available sensors including CPU, GPU (lmsensors and nvidia-smi if appliable) and HDD (using udisks2 d-bus backend).

It can also show group of temperatures in one - the highest of them.

REQUIRED DEPENDENCIES
- qt5-graphicaleffects
- e.g. package for kubuntu users: libqt5qml-graphicaleffects

HOW TO INSTALL
- Add Widgets... -> Get new widgets -> Download new plasma widgets
- find this applet and install through the first item with .plasmoid extension
Last changelog:

2 years ago

1.2.7
- plasma 5.6 / Qt 5.6 fix

1.2.6
- scaling and other minor fixes

1.2.5
- icon is not covering label anymore
- optional drop shadows

1.2.4
- fixes when hiDPI font is used

1.2.3
- showing 'OFF' when device temperature is unavailable
- theming fixes

1.2.2
- regression when not showing HDD and nvidia temperatures fixed
- config table text eliding

1.2.1
- not properly initialized sources on startup fixed

1.2
- implemented "group of sources" showing the highest temperature of chosen sources

1.1
- got rid of hddtemp & netcat dependency by using udisks2 d-bus interface (NOTE: you need to re-add your HDD sources)

1.0.3
- fixed compatibility with KF 5.12

1.0.2
- desktop placement fix
- no-resource fix + plasmoid icon by varlesh

1.0.BETA3
- added various appearance settings

1.0.BETA2
- fixed nvidia reading
- fixed hddtemp response parsing

1.0.BETA
- initial import

egoitzro_1

1 day ago

Hello, I have as a distribution of linux Mageia 6 with the plasma version 5.12.2 I have installed the widget and it appears on the desktop but it does not show any temperature, how can I solve it?

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pierat

13 days ago

I just noticed that the widget can read the fan speed and display it as well. But it adds a degree sign "°" to it. Obviously, because this widget's main purpose is to watch temperatures. :)

But if you make the unit optional, that is to be appended to the sensors values, and if you add some multipliers where necessary, you can make this widget a universal measuring tool.

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pierat

28 days ago

Very useful, thanks! One request, though: on a vertical control bar, alias and temperature could be displayed in one line.

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Bloodybeast

3 months ago

My nvidia card isn't showing temp on this widget on fedora 27. anybody can help

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kdelf

4 months ago

I can't find the dependencies for 17.10 artful. I get an "unable to locate package libqt5qml-graphicaleffects" error message. I've looked for them online, but the most recent I can find is for Zesty. Any ideas where I can find the necessary dependencies? Thanks!

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Ennai

5 months ago

Works great! Tnx!

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Metko

11 months ago

Works like a charm and looks great. Thanks a lot!
The warning and melt down temperatures are particularly useful. I wonder how difficult it would be to also trigger a KDE message when they are exceeded. This would be very in helpful when the plasmoid is covered by a window ...

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paul4il

1 year ago

Hi, thanks for the excellent widget. One request: could we please have the option to disable the "Alias" text entirely and then vertically align the temperature in the centre? (I only want to display one maximum temperature so don't need an alias). Currently, dragging the "Alias font size" to the far left still makes it appear, so perhaps give us a tick box on whether we want an alias?

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MadMartian

2 years ago

I'd like to try this but nothing happens when I install it as per your instructions. It just doesn't show-up in the list of widgets, so I can't add it (even though it says its installed). I have the libqt5qml-graphicaleffects package already, running Kubuntu on 16.04.

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billydv

2 years ago

On Gentoo, I'm having an issue where temperatures do not show until I hit reload temperature sources. Afterwards it works fine.

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billydv

2 years ago

Also, when using this widget for fan readings, there is no way to disable the temp circle (icon) that appears to the top right, it would be great if the program could understand the difference between a temp and a speed

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f1x3rr

2 years ago

Hello!
On Fedora release 23 4.5.7-200.fc23.x86_64 I can't add my nvidia gtx660 temp sensor.
I have installed nvidia driver version:358.16, but I can't find nvidia-smi binary file.
Please help.

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PeterKabin

2 years ago

if you don't have it, install it

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PeterKabin

2 years ago

/usr/bin/nvidia-smi

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billydv

2 years ago

Hi,
I use your monitor and it works pretty well.
I am using it for fan speeds also. Is there a way to disable the farenheit icon for fan speed usage?

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mcloaked

2 years ago

I am using arch linux and plasma fully up to date. A few weeks ago I found that the widget no longer loads cpu temps on login and I have to right click the widget and get it to reload the sources. I have also updated the widget, as well as using the arch aur git version and behaviour remains the same. Is it possible to fix this problem?

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mcloaked

2 years ago

Copying the latest individual files from the link provided above for the dev's page to the directory on my laptop at .local/share/plasma/plasmoids/org.kde.thermalMonitor/ fixes the widget and it now updates within a second or so of the desktop starting. However I don't know if the updated files for this widget have propagated to the plasmoid file for other places which depend on the developer's source. At this stage it looks like the arch aur version is not fully up to date.

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muzenbaher

2 years ago

Hint fo Gentoo users

Build package "kde-plasma/ksysguard" with "lm_sensors" use flag.

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wolfyrion

2 years ago

hi and many thanks for this wonderful plasma widget.

I have a strange problem, I am using Manjaro and the latest Plasma and the widget is not working anymore.
In order to make it work I have to remove it and add it again but on every restart it halts...

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wolfyrion

2 years ago

btw if i press reload temperature sources it starts working again...

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clearmartin

2 years ago

Hi! Thanks for report. I have this problem, too. I try to repair it soon (hopefully during this week) and post a new version. So please wait for next version.

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VaporEidolon

2 years ago

I also have the same problem. Some temperature sources are "OFF" by default and a sources reload is necessary.

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clearmartin

2 years ago

I've just commited a fix on github. Please see:
https://github.com/kotelnik/plasma-applet-thermal-monitor/issues/16

I'll upload a new version on kde-apps once I have feedback from somebody that it is fixed. I think it'l be soon:)

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VaporEidolon

2 years ago

Works for me! :)

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VaporEidolon

2 years ago

I don't know which update broke it (I'm on Archlinux), but it seems the bug is back :(

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2 years ago

1.2.7
- plasma 5.6 / Qt 5.6 fix

1.2.6
- scaling and other minor fixes

1.2.5
- icon is not covering label anymore
- optional drop shadows

1.2.4
- fixes when hiDPI font is used

1.2.3
- showing 'OFF' when device temperature is unavailable
- theming fixes

1.2.2
- regression when not showing HDD and nvidia temperatures fixed
- config table text eliding

1.2.1
- not properly initialized sources on startup fixed

1.2
- implemented "group of sources" showing the highest temperature of chosen sources

1.1
- got rid of hddtemp & netcat dependency by using udisks2 d-bus interface (NOTE: you need to re-add your HDD sources)

1.0.3
- fixed compatibility with KF 5.12

1.0.2
- desktop placement fix
- no-resource fix + plasmoid icon by varlesh

1.0.BETA3
- added various appearance settings

1.0.BETA2
- fixed nvidia reading
- fixed hddtemp response parsing

1.0.BETA
- initial import

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