Linux Command Directory


Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.

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sensors

sensors [options] [chips]

Display current readings of all sensor chips and set limits as specified in the configuration file. The default configuration file is /etc/sensors.conf.

Options

-A

Omit adapter and algorithm for each chipset.

-c [config-file]

Specify a configuration file. The default value is sensor.conf, and the default paths are searched in this order: /etc, /usr/lib/sensors, /usr/local/lib/sensors, /usr/lib, /usr/local/lib, and . (the current directory).

-f

Print temperatures in Fahrenheit, not Celsius.

-h

Display help information and exit.

-s

Evaluate all set statements in the configuration file. Requires superuser privileges.

-u

Treat all chips as unknown. Used for testing purposes. The output quality will be lower.

-v

Display version information and exit.


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