Why is there a CPU1 & CPU2 in System monitors?

Asked by E Jackson on 2012-09-24

In System Monitor I have a Graph read out for a CPU1 & a CPU2, don't understand having 2?
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What is the output of:

cat /proc/cpuinfo; lsb_release -a; uname -a

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E Jackson (jaxzonllc) said : #2

Not sure what You mean, I have System Monitor open, clicked resources tab,
under CPU History there is a Graph read out for CPU1 & CPU2, they read both
identical @60%, just curious as to why I have 2?

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N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #3

Hi ,

you can open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T keys combo) and copy-paste from here bellow command

1) lscpu

Look at the results and you will see how many CPU(s) you have :-)

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N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #4

After you paste the command , press ENTER key.

Warren Hill (warren-hill) said : #5

Whats the spec of your computer? Some computers now have more than one physical Processor chip and many processors have more than 1 core. Its telling you how many processor cores you have.

N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #6

Correct.

I have a core i3 and has 2 physical processors and 4 Threads. Linux recognized 4 CPU(s) both of commands shows 4.

lscpu

cat /proc/cpuinfo

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