How to make temperature applet report in celsius

Marko Vojinovic vvmarko at
Tue Nov 22 08:11:41 UTC 2011

On Monday 21 November 2011 23:33:46 Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
> The KDE temperature panel widget on my system reports the temperatures
> in degrees F.  I would prefer it to report in degrees C, since all the
> literature about max safe temperature, etc. gives values in degrees C.
> How can the thermometer scale be controlled?

AFAIK, the temperature widget uses the global KDE settings for that. Go to

  systemsettings -> Locale -> Country/Region&Langunage -> Other

and change the measurement system from imperial to metric. That should do it.

HTH, :-)

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