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Weather Widget for Tahrpup-6.05?
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Sky Aisling


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PostPosted: Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:35    Post subject:  Weather Widget for Tahrpup-6.05?
Subject description: Does Anyone have a suggestion for a simple desktop weather widget?
 

Hello, Smile

Does Anyone have a suggestion for a simple desktop weather widget for Tahrpup-6.05?

I'd prefer not to use Pwidgets.

Thank you in advance for your suggestions.
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Semme


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PostPosted: Mon 20 Mar 2017, 20:20    Post subject:  

What did you have in mind? A pretty desktop display, one that sits in the tray, a quick'n dirty curl script?
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PostPosted: Mon 20 Mar 2017, 20:45    Post subject: Weather Widget for Tahrpup-6.05?
Subject description: Something simple
 

Hi Semme,
Oh! something simple, like the Pwidget's icon, a symbol showing rain, sun, wind, night time, daytime and the temperature. A small icon, non-intrusive, that can sit over on the starboard side of the screen.
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PostPosted: Wed 22 Mar 2017, 16:55    Post subject:  

TMI?
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PostPosted: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 00:08    Post subject: Weather Widget for Tahrpup-6.05?
Subject description: Yep, TMI
 

Quote:
TMI?

Yes, way too much TMI. lol
I just want the temp and a one icon showing rain, sun, wind, snow...
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drunkjedi


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PostPosted: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 01:25    Post subject:  

Hi sky,
search for some simple conkyrc weather script. You can edit it to show what you want and comment out what you don't want.

Like this may be https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=139962
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PostPosted: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 04:44    Post subject:  

not a widget but a nice little weather script

Code:
#!/bin/sh
rxvt --geometry 130x45+0+0 -hold -e curl wttr.in/cardiff

location at the end can be a name or postcode/zipcode

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PostPosted: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 05:09    Post subject:  

As there's nothing extra to install, wttr.in's what I use.
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PostPosted: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 05:18    Post subject:  

Didn't musher created a small app using wttr?
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Mike Walsh


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PostPosted: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 17:49    Post subject:  

666philb wrote:
not a widget but a nice little weather script

Code:
#!/bin/sh
rxvt --geometry 130x45+0+0 -hold -e curl wttr.in/cardiff

location at the end can be a name or postcode/zipcode


Hey, thanks for that, Phil!

Very neat indeed. And easily modifiable, too! Nice one.

Cheers.


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PostPosted: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 23:05    Post subject:  

Nice open source weather widget that resides in tray but is a 40MB download.

"It's an Electron-based project, which as usual makes for a chunky download (over 40MB),
but there's no installation required and you can just download, unzip and run."

Info
https://www.downloadcrew.com/article/34864-temps

downloads
https://github.com/jackd248/temps/releases

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PostPosted: Fri 24 Mar 2017, 08:03    Post subject:  

Hi, perdido.

Man, this stuff just keeps getting better...

Thanks for that one, mate; that's one of the neatest little apps I've seen for a long while. Very Happy I've got it up-and running in every single one of my Pups.....32-bitzers & 64-bitzers alike.

Cheers! Much appreciated.


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