Based on our record, GKrellM should be more popular than XMeters. It has been mentiond 4 times since March 2021. We are tracking product recommendations and mentions on Reddit, HackerNews and some other platforms. They can help you identify which product is more popular and what people think of it.
GKrellM is another option. It definitely supports GPU temp & fan speed, but you'll have to dig in the setting to enable it. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
My favorite is Slackware or Fedora, then run gkrellm on your linux system to keep an eye on all the things and your productivity will fly. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
Result was sub 10 seconds from completely OFF, fast post, autologged in generic user, auto-start gkrellm and eterm to run a sandbox to load a browser (firefox) and online...in less then 10 seconds. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
Once you have it working, there are a few common desktop applets, like gkrellm or conky. Probably others, but those two have been around for ages. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
Minimise your CPU usage and try and always return to a near idle state of 1-3% CPU load. I like to use X Meters and Core Temp to monitor CPU usage. Get used to what is normal ... And take action when it is not normal. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
Conky - Latest commit 262a292 on Dec 7, 2017 brndnmtthws Add missing build dep. Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any kind of information on your desktop.
XWidget - XWidget is a free desktop customization platform.
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Rainmeter - Rainmeter is a desktop customization platform.
Bginfo - This fully-configurable program automatically generates desktop backgrounds that include important information about the system.
Open Hardware Monitor - Monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds, with optional graph.