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Displaying only highest core temp in conky

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I currently have conky display both core temperatures (dual-core CPU); however, I'd like it to display only the higher one. Is there any way to do this?

Also, off topic, but I'm using platform sensors... however, there's a folder called hwmon under both coretemp.0 and coretemp.1 folders (which are under /sys/devices/platform), and two of the folders under /sys/class/hwmon are actually symbolic links to these two. I figured they're probably just different ways to access the sensors, but the temperature readouts are different. What's up with that?
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I don't know why you are getting temp readouts different but I use sensors/conky.

${color0}Temp: ${color red} $alignr${execi 8 sensors | grep -A 0 'temp2' |cut -c13-19 }$color C

It gives me a better readout than what conky gives me, conky won't do the .5 for whatever reason. That's the single readout for my quad (can't get 4, unlocked crap). [edit] The grep will be different, use sensors-detect and then play around with:

sensors | grep -A 0 'temp2' |cut -c13-19

Mess with the grep stuff and you should get the readout directly from sensors instead of using conky.
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Use sort and awk/cut
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