[clug] Linux compatible external Thermometer

Peter Barker pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Mon Feb 22 23:10:10 MST 2010

On Tue, 23 Feb 2010, Paul wrote:

> just as a hobby I would like to start measure the outside/inside temps and I 
> would be interested if anyone has used some sort serial or USB thermometer 
> on there Linux box?
> Note preferably a cheaper device ie around $20

I enjoy using various cheap USB devices for this.  Easy to get working.



Unfortunately, they never appear to have a serial number, so there's no 
*absolutely* reliable way to ensure you don't get multiple devices out of 
order on the one machine.

> Paul

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