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majorburt
February 11th, 2013, 02:38 AM
i'm looking for a script that will work in place of the weather script for "conky". the database it uses fro the weather doesn't contain a NOAA station anywhere near me and , as such, i don't have accurate weather
the script is this

${weather http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/data/observations/metar/stations/ LQBK temperature temperature 30} F${font}

i'm looking for a database that will work in place of the current site that contains NOAA or otherwise weather stations for west Virginia

Habitual
February 11th, 2013, 02:41 PM
I still use conkyForecast from c-l, like so... (http://www.bournetoraiseshell.com/article.php/20101101123337204)
I do NOT use, or code conky anymore, but this script came from an extensive conky setup I had way back when...

Check out http://xoap.weather.com/search/search?where=West%20Virginia
I've heard that weather from this source doesn't work anymore and has been turned into a subscription-based source of weather. That said, I have an XOAP_KEY that I believe belongs to the Xfce desktop dev team that I have been using for over 200 days, and it rarely fails to pull my local weather data.

NOTE: That script came from this desktop's massive conky layout (http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx360/E522260/desktop_9_21_2010.png) weatherrc file,
mostly contained the the c-li script I still use.

YMMV.

HTH.

majorburt
February 11th, 2013, 05:35 PM
I still use conkyForecast from c-l, like so... (http://www.bournetoraiseshell.com/article.php/20101101123337204)
I do NOT use, or code conky anymore, but this script came from an extensive conky setup I had way back when...

Check out http://xoap.weather.com/search/search?where=West%20Virginia
I've heard that weather from this source doesn't work anymore and has been turned into a subscription-based source of weather. That said, I have an XOAP_KEY that I believe belongs to the Xfce desktop dev team that I have been using for over 200 days, and it rarely fails to pull my local weather data.

NOTE: That script came from this desktop's massive conky layout (http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx360/E522260/desktop_9_21_2010.png) weatherrc file,
mostly contained the the c-li script I still use.

YMMV.

HTH.

will this work with "Conky-Lua"? here. (http://www.unixmen.com/configure-conky-lua-in-ubuntu-11-10-12-04-fedora-debian-and-linuxmint-howto-conky/)


also, how do i add the code to conky?

Habitual
February 11th, 2013, 11:52 PM
I do NOT use, or code conky...

slow down.

I'd start with installing conkyforecast IF there is a location "near you" at http://xoap.weather.com/search/search?where=West%20Virginia?

http://www.google.com/search?q=conkyforecast+lua+site:ubuntuforums.org

majorburt
February 12th, 2013, 07:07 AM
slow down.

I'd start with installing conkyforecast IF there is a location "near you" at http://xoap.weather.com/search/search?where=West%20Virginia?

http://www.google.com/search?q=conkyforecast+lua+site:ubuntuforums.org

"slow down" lol!

there's a location a few miles up the road from me so that's not an issue.


also, just for the sake of showing off, here's a screenshot of conky. lol!
http://ubuntuforums.org/picture.php?albumid=2521&pictureid=8581

Habitual
February 12th, 2013, 06:33 PM
Great. Output!

Yes, the conkyforecast can be utilized in a conky weather rc file.

majorburt
February 12th, 2013, 07:26 PM
Great. Output!

Yes, the conkyforecast can be utilized in a conky weather rc file.

is conkyforcast a separate file that i would add to the conky folder in "home"?
or is it something i would add to the ".conkyrc" file?

Habitual
February 13th, 2013, 05:08 PM
is conkyforcast a separate file that i would add to the conky folder in "home"?
or is it something i would add to the ".conkyrc" file?


sudo apt-cache search conkyforecast You install it.
Configure ~/.conkyForecast.config with your copy of an XOAP_LICENCE_KEY details and run conkyforecast from within your conkyrc file

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7773912
376 pages of conky weather instruction.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=10790614
This is the conky uber-thread. Live it. :)

Some of those instructions are available at http://conky.pitstop.free.fr/wiki/index.php5?title=Main_Page

Good Luck.

majorburt
February 13th, 2013, 07:13 PM
sudo apt-cache search conkyforecast You install it.
Configure ~/.conkyForecast.config with your copy of an XOAP_LICENCE_KEY details and run conkyforecast from within your conkyrc file

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7773912
376 pages of conky weather instruction.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=10790614
This is the conky uber-thread. Live it. :)

Some of those instructions are available at http://conky.pitstop.free.fr/wiki/index.php5?title=Main_Page

Good Luck.

you rock!!!

Habitual
February 13th, 2013, 07:47 PM
ah shucks.

Thanks.:D