Monday, February 27, 2017

How to Install Simple Weather Indicator 0.9 on Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10, 17.04

     Simple Weather Indicator is an elegant and very simple weather indicator for Ubuntu unity and Gnome 3. It is developed with Python and uses an in-house free/open source Weather API called Eris to get the current weather condition of the user’s location.

  • Simple & elegant
  •  Configurable
    •   Automatic/manual location detection
    •   Show/hide location
    •   Enable/disable indicator startup
    •   Temperature scale suppert (Celsius, Fahrenheit)
    •   Rounding weather temperature
  •  Feature-rich
    •   Overall weather condition
    •   Humdity level
    •   Wind speed
    •   Weather cloudiness
    •   Weather pressure
    •   Weather visibility
  •  Small footprint
  •  Available through PPA
  •  Free and public API (Eris Weather API)
  •  GPL v3.0 licensed
Simple Weather Indicator 0.9 Changelog:
  • Moved to Eris API
  • Added weather condition
  • Added humidity
  • Added wind
  • Added cloudiness
  • Added weather pressure
  • Added weather visibility
  • Fixed minor bugs

 Installation instructions: 
    We can add this PPA to Ubuntu Operating  Systems and install Simple Weather Indicator with few easy commands.

Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kasra-mp/ubuntu-indicator-weather

$ sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install indicator-weather

 Option remove Simple Weather Indicator, run following command in terminal:

$ sudo apt-get remove indicator-weather

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