It may come in handy to know how to check the CPU temperature of a server over SSH from time to time. It is nice to know how to check the vitals of a system quickly and easily. Use the following command to check what the current temperature reading of the processor of your server is over a SSH session or via any other terminal window:

cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature

*The command may vary slightly depending on your system configuration. If you need help, ask in the comments are and other visitors or staff may help answer your question.*