Install Weather Indicator & Desktop Widget in Ubuntu 15.04

April 28, 2015

Weather widget

Weather App “My Weather Indicator” was finally made into PPA with Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid support.

My-weather-indicator is a small indicator displays your weather formation on Unity panel system tray area. It features:

  • support two locations, select location with OpenStreetMap
  • desktop widget with a few themes.
  • up to 7 day weather forecast, and forecast map.
  • support: Open Weather Map, Yahoo Weather, wunderground.com, World weather online.

weather-indicator-widget

How to install my-weather-indicator:

Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run below commands one by one to install it from the developer’s PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install my-weather-indicator

Or grab the .deb installer (“my-weather-indicator_0.6.9-0extras14.04.2_all.deb”) from the launchpad page

After installing the software, launch it from the Dash and set your location, widget, weather service, display units, refresh frequency, etc.

weather-settings

Finally click the OK button and enjoy!

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4 responses to Install Weather Indicator & Desktop Widget in Ubuntu 15.04

  1. Your Launch pad link is broken.

  2. Thanks for the information! Helpful!

  3. Is there a way to get my-weather-indicator to work in 16.04 Gnome (Flashback Metacity)?

  4. thank you for share!! this app works fine in ubuntu 16.04, i am new in linux and i loved Ubuntu