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Busyhot panel applet monitors CPU load, temperature

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Busyhot is a small Gnome panel applet which displays CPU load and temperatures in real time – direct on your panel.

The applet has support for up to 8 cores with a simply click on the applet revealing per-CPU percentages.

Busyhot gnome panel applet

Busyhot on the left Vs. default CPU monitor applet for GNOME

It’s a useful tool in particular for overclockers who need to keep an eye on processor temperature.


Download .debs for for busyhot @

Once installed right click on your panel, select ‘Add to panel...’ and choose ‘Busyhot’.