Following my recent adventures with my motherboard, I wanted to set up a temperature sensor on my Kubuntu desktop, so that I could keep an eye on my motherboard temperature. Searching the repository came up with a number of potential options including ksensors. However, when I installed ksensors I couldn't find a temperature option; just memory usage and stuff.
Here's a simple how-to on restarting services in KDE. I will be alluding to this article in other guides on this site, rather than repeating myself every time - Lazy organisation, I call it :)
- Click on KMenu and select System settings.
- Select the Advanced tab and click on System services.
- Click on the administrator mode button and enter your superuser password.
- In the huge list of services on the left, navigate to the service you would like to restart.
The following applies only for KDE 3.x and was the original article:
KDE for all its eye candy and general slickness really sucks on some basic points. One of these is with auto-starting programs upon login. Suggestions to get this working almost always involve having the use the command-line or following a prolonged series of steps for a task which should ideally involve no more than a few clicks. Usually, most people suggest the following as a solution even to newbies: