Preferences

To configure the CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor, right-click on the applet, then choose Preferences from the popup menu.

The Preferences dialog contains the following components:

Figure 4CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor Preferences Dialog
Monitored CPU (only in multiprocessor systems)

Use this drop-down list to select the CPU that you want to monitor.

Figure 5Selecting the CPU to monitor

The Monitored CPU option will only appear on multiprocessor (SMP) systems.

Show in Mode

Use this drop-down list to select the mode in which you want to display the applet. Available modes are: Graphic, Text and both (Graphic and Text)

Show CPU frequency as frequency

Select this option to display the current CPU frequency.

Show frequency units

Select this option to display or not the frequency units in the frequency mode.

Show CPU frequency as percentage

Select this option to display the current CPU frequency as a percentage.

Show menu

This option allows you to choose how much information is shown in the frequency selector dropdown (see Section 1.2 ― Frequency and Governor Selector). You can select to display Frequencies, Governors or both Frequencies and Governors.

Figure 6The selector configured to Frequencies and Governors