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Change and monitor CPU speed in Ubuntu with Indicator-CPUfreq

With Ubuntu 11.04 dropping the traditional GNOME panel many user-favourite panel applets will be going the way of the proverbial dodo.

Not so the CPU Frequency switching applet which has had an indicator make-over by Арт’м Попов.

The indicator lets you ‘change CPU frequency on-the-fly’ as well as using an icon – available in both Ubuntu mono light and Ubuntu mono dark, theme fans – to display the current resource usage. CPUFREQ indicator for Ubuntu

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The indicator is available to install via Artem’s PPA @ launchpad.net/~artfwo/+archive/ppa

As the PPA also contains a multitude of other packages users may wish to install via .deb instead.

Current .debs available