netbook newspaper then what?

Sebastian Kügler sebas at
Mon Oct 19 11:12:02 BST 2009

On Tuesday 18 August 2009 02:00:21 Richard JOHNSON wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 12:14:46PM -0230, Roderick B. Greening wrote:
> > It would be nice if the weather applet could auto configure a default
> > based on the TZ you enter on install. Yeah...  :)
> >
> > Maybe Rich (nixternal) may have an idea on how to accomplish that.
> TZ isn't going to work that well, I was thinking, if during the install you
> can connect to the Interwebs, you can do a check of your external IP and
> autoconfig that way. Though that would be a huge PITA, so take back
> everything I said, I am not opening my mouth and inserting foot anymore!

There's the geolocation plasma dataengine that can find your location, based on the 
IP. The missing bit is finding the weather service that has data about this 
location's city and then set it up. It's not that hard, only nobody has done it yet.
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