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awesome-widgets (ex-pytextmonitor)

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Information

A collection of minimalistic widgets which looks like Awesome Window Manager widgets.

NOTE LOOKING FOR TRANSLATORS!

Features

  • easy and fully configurable native Plasma widget which may be used as Conky widget or as Awesome-like information panel
  • panel which shows active desktop status
  • clear Conky-like configuration with html tags support
  • custom command support (it may be simple action as well as special custom tag)
  • graphical item support - tooltips, bars

See links for more details.

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Instruction

Dependencies

  • plasma-framework
  • ksysguard (since plasma 5.22)

Optional dependencies

  • proprietary video driver
  • hddtemp
  • smartmontools
  • music player (mpd or MPRIS supported)
  • wireless_tools

Make dependencies

  • cmake
  • extra-cmake-modules

In addition some distros might require to install some -dev packages, e.g. the list of required packages for deb-based distros can be found here.

Installation

  • download sources

  • install

      mkdir build && cd build
      cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr ../sources
      make && sudo make install
    

    NOTE on Plasma 5 it very likely requires -DKDE_INSTALL_USE_QT_SYS_PATHS=ON flag

Additional information

TODO (wish list)

See milestones for more details.

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