Linux : How to install and configure lm_sensors on CentOS/RHEL

By | February 5, 2014

Monitoring your temperature hardware on Linux made easy with “lm_sensors“. On CentOS or RedHat Enterprise, you can easily install the software using Yum as followed :

Then, you need to configure the software to monitor your hardware. You will have to answer several YES/no questions to probe your system. Just do the following command to detect your hardware sensors :

You can manually check the temperature from the command line using this command :