Desktop Weather

Doug dmcgarrett at
Mon Apr 4 06:36:55 UTC 2016

On 04/03/2016 06:19 PM, Richard Barmann wrote:
> On 04/03/2016 07:03 PM, bmarsh at wrote:
>> I have it running on 16.04.      Put in your town. Or find the code 
>> for your local airport.
>>> On Apr 3, 2016, at 6:41 PM, Richard Barmann <reb at> 
>>> wrote:
>>> I have Kubuntu 16.04 running and I really like it. I am trying to 
>>> set up the Widget for desktop weather. Can I do that or should I 
>>> wait until the release? What would be the recommended weather to use?
>>> Thanks for all the help. I learned a lot from this forum. If only I 
>>> can remember it.
>>> Dick Barmann
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>> When I go to the colunm of Widgets below "Newpaper" and go to the 
>> bottom Im double click on the weather. I get a small square with a 
>> Red square with an X in it. Thats as far as I get. I do get the drop 
>> down to Add Widgets/Activities/Leave etc.
> What am I doing wrong?
> Dick Barma

I like the app from the National Weather Service. There seems to be a 
version for every place there's a weather station, like an airport. I'm 
on Long Island,
and only a few miles from the Brookhaven airport, which is rather small, 
but has its own weather station. I narrowed down the location, and made 
an icon
(or widget--I think it's an icon in my system) on the screen. Here's the 
version that I use:

You should be able to find one not far from wherever you are, as long as 
you're in the United States.


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