How to install the Elegant Simple Weather Indicator 0.9 for Linux


Simple Weather Indicator 0.9 recently released, is an elegant and very simple weather indicator for Ubuntu unity and Gnome 3. Simple Weather Indicator is written and developed in Python and it uses an in-house free/open source Weather API called Eris to fetch most current weather condition based on the user’s location.

Simple Weather Indicator Features

  • Elegant and Simple
  • Comes with some configurable elements such as:
    • Automatic / Manual location detection
    • Show/hide location
    • Enable/disable indicator startup
    • Temperature scale suppert (Celsius, Fahrenheit)
    • Rounding weather temperature
  • Feature Rich Customization
    • Overall weather condition
    • Humdity level
    • Wind speed
    • Weather cloudiness, pressure as well as visibility
  • It has a small footprint on the system
  • Was implemented with free and public API (Eris Weather API)

How to Install Simple Weather Indicator on Ubuntu Zesty Zapus 17.04, Yakkety Yak 16.10, Xenial Xerus 16.04 LTS, Wily Werewolf 15.10 (Until version 0.8.2), Vivid Vervet 15.04, Trusty Tahr 14.04 LTS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kasra-mp/ubuntu-indicator-weather    sudo apt update && sudo apt install indicator-weather  

How to Install Simple Weather Indicator on Debian distros

  • You need to get the “.deb” URL of the latest release and download from here
sudo apt-get install gdebi    wget    sudo gdebi indicator-weather*  

How to Install Simple Weather Indicator from source code for other Linux distros

  • You need to get the “.tar.gz” URL of the latest release and download from here
wget    tar -xvf v0.9.tar.gz    cd UbuntuIndicatorWeather*    ---- I had to install python-gi since I was getting this error "ImportError: No module named gi" ----  sudo apt-get install python-gi  

How to uninstall Simple Weather Indicator

sudo apt-get remove indicator-weather
ONET IDC thành lập vào năm 2012, là công ty chuyên nghiệp tại Việt Nam trong lĩnh vực cung cấp dịch vụ Hosting, VPS, máy chủ vật lý, dịch vụ Firewall Anti DDoS, SSL… Với 10 năm xây dựng và phát triển, ứng dụng nhiều công nghệ hiện đại, ONET IDC đã giúp hàng ngàn khách hàng tin tưởng lựa chọn, mang lại sự ổn định tuyệt đối cho website của khách hàng để thúc đẩy việc kinh doanh đạt được hiệu quả và thành công.
Bài viết liên quan

Best Self-Hosted Photo and Video Galleries

The photos we take and the videos we record can bring us back in time and remind us of who we were, what we’ve accomplished,...

du Command on Linux

Every Linux distro comes up with a number of tools integrated into the system. Each of the tools has their own purposes....

How To Use VIM Split Screen

VIM is a very popular terminal based text editor. Using VIM is a little bit trickier than other text editors. In this article...