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  1. #1
    Doog NNTP User

    Default What weather software do you use?


    What weather apps do you use for Linux?

    Also I'm just wondering has anyone tried WeatherBug? If so what are
    your thoughts?

    I installed it on my Thinkpad R61 running Suse 11.1 and it was an easy
    install and the weatherBug widget is pretty nice and doesn't seem to be
    a big resource hog.

    But to be honest I haven't been running it that long. Only a few days.


    'Live weather information and forecasts on Linux from WeatherBug.com
    Page' (http://weather.weatherbug.com/labs/linux.html)


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    Confuseling NNTP User

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    Can't go wrong with '1-ClickWeather'
    (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1035) for FireFox.


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    ab@novell.com NNTP User

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    I use the little widget in my taskbar for weather. Right-click on
    taskbar, add to panel, Weather Report. I'm using Gnome, btw.

    Good luck.




    Doog wrote:
    > What weather apps do you use for Linux?
    >
    > Also I'm just wondering has anyone tried WeatherBug? If so what are
    > your thoughts?
    >
    > I installed it on my Thinkpad R61 running Suse 11.1 and it was an easy
    > install and the weatherBug widget is pretty nice and doesn't seem to be
    > a big resource hog.
    >
    > But to be honest I haven't been running it that long. Only a few days.
    >
    >
    > 'Live weather information and forecasts on Linux from WeatherBug.com
    > Page' (http://weather.weatherbug.com/labs/linux.html)
    >
    >

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    Malcolm NNTP User

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    Quote Originally Posted by Confuseling
    Can't go wrong with '1-ClickWeather'
    (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1035) for FireFox.
    Hi
    I agree, but I also use qgis and the real weather data from
    <http://radar.weather.gov/ridge/Conus/RadarImg/latest_radaronly.gif>
    along with the shape files for warnings etc from
    <http://www.nws.noaa.gov/regsci/gis/shapefiles/current_warnings.zip>
    all overlayed on a US template, works great

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    Default Re: What weather software do you use?

    Doog wrote:
    > What weather apps do you use for Linux?
    >
    > Also I'm just wondering has anyone tried WeatherBug? If so what are
    > your thoughts?
    >
    > I installed it on my Thinkpad R61 running Suse 11.1 and it was an easy
    > install and the weatherBug widget is pretty nice and doesn't seem to be
    > a big resource hog.
    >
    > But to be honest I haven't been running it that long. Only a few days.
    >
    >
    > 'Live weather information and forecasts on Linux from WeatherBug.com
    > Page' (http://weather.weatherbug.com/labs/linux.html)
    >
    >

    Conky with a weather script.

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    microchip8 NNTP User

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    yaWP plasma widget on my desktop. Available from KDE4 community repo


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    conram NNTP User

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    Kde 4.2 - weatherreport
    Xfce 4.6 - Weather update


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  8. #8
    inhaler NNTP User

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    Kweather and weatherbug extension in firefox. Weatherbug is more
    accurate where i live. I don't like the way weatherbug looks in the
    system tray.


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    geoffro NNTP User

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    Same as microchip

    /Geoff


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    yu210148 NNTP User

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    Kweather work for me in KDE 3.X. I think it's in the kdetoys package.
    Either that or kdeedu.


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