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GPU-Z - Linux

Who would like to see a Linux version of GPU-Z?

  • Yes

    Votes: 11 57.9%
  • No

    Votes: 4 21.1%
  • Indifferent

    Votes: 4 21.1%

  • Total voters
    19
  • Poll closed .
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#1
What about a version for linux of GPU-Z
 
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It would be better to integrate the functionality of GPU-Z in e.g. Conky or any other system/temperature monitor that already exists in Liux land because it will be more efficient speaking in terms of code maintenance. Plus, the backend used for GPU-Z would be completely useless for a Linux version (sensor reading, HW detection, etc. needs to be comletely rewritten).
 
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+1 and this isn't the kind of program you can run on a virtual machine or Wine.
 

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#4
I voted "no" because of what Chevalr1c said.
 

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Maybe after Linux occupies 25% of the desktop PC market. Mac OS X is yet to get there.
 
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#6
I think it would be a nice addition into TechPowerUp apps.

Linux is getting more and more market... And maybe in some years we can see linux as a real threat to Windows monopoly .

I understand that probably there is no much time to "re-write" from scratch an app that is equivalent to GPU-z but even though i think it would be appreciated by many people!
 
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Maybe after Linux occupies 25% of the desktop PC market. Mac OS X is yet to get there.
And servers and Workstations where GPUZ-level hardware monitoring would be more useful than on 90% regular home PCs?
 
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Servers are headles more often than not, so GPU-Z would not be of use in such circumstances.
 

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#9
It would be better to integrate the functionality of GPU-Z in e.g. Conky or any other system/temperature monitor that already exists in Liux land because it will be more efficient speaking in terms of code maintenance. Plus, the backend used for GPU-Z would be completely useless for a Linux version (sensor reading, HW detection, etc. needs to be comletely rewritten).
I agree. :toast:
 
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#10
Maybe someone could rewrite the code for linux, when he want to? Maybe if the reading code is awailable for users, then they might do that for themselves?

I don't know. I'm not a programmer.

BTW, the autor of HWiNFO claim, that the temp readings from "V4x and G7x GPUs require a very complex method to read temperatures and this is not supported by HWiNFO."
So maybe a little support would help there too - unless the code is too secret, like a Prism? :) Dunno, just asking what could and could not be done.