Xfce4 hardware sensors plugin

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon Dec 20 11:59:48 CET 2004

Fabian Nowak wrote:
> Hi!
> Missing a Hardware Sensors plugin for the xfce4-panel, I started to
> create one. It pretty much ressembles MBM5 when displayed in the bar.
> It already has save / load capabilities, so after a panel restart the
> plugin should come with the same state as last time.
> The code might still have some fragments of the xfce4-clock, but it
> works pretty smooth even on my k7-700.
> libsensors-1 and its headers are required for compiling, a working
> sensors module is also required, e.g. i2c-nforce2 together with asb-100.
> So it'd be very nice if you tested it and might take it into the CVS
> branch.
> Help is needed in Makefile and configure topics, currently I modified
> the Makefile in the xfce4-panel module to create my Makefile which I
> then edited...
> Known bugs and problems are mentioned in the TODO file.
> The file can be found at
> http://mitglied.lycos.de/timshome/download/xfce4-sensors-0.2.tar.bz2 .

Ok, tried this today. Several things:

a) most important, the plugin crashes if no sensor is detected
b) can the plugin be renamed to xfce4-sensors-plugin
c) how about proper autotool'ing the plugin (I can help if desired)


More information about the Xfce4-dev mailing list