gnome-shell-extension-openweather is a simple extension for displaying weather conditions and forecasts in GNOME Shell, featuring support for multiple locations, no need for WOEID, a symmetrical layout and a settings panel through gnome-shell-extension-prefs.
Note: since version 29 this extensions uses coordinates to store the locations and makes the names editable to support multiple weather-providers!
If you update from versions prior to 29 to 29 or greater (with forecast.io - support) you have to recreate your locations.
After the installation, restart GNOME Shell (
Enter) and enable the extension through gnome-tweak-tool.
Through extensions.gnome.org (Local installation)
Go on the OpenWeather extension page on extensions.gnome.org, click on the switch ("OFF" => "ON"), click on the install button. That's it !
Through a package manager
Note: you need the root password for all these installation modes, if you do not have root-access, and the needed build-dependencies are installed, use the generic install.
Debian uses the (former master now ) yahoo-branch !
My fork of the extension is currently only available for unstable/sid.
Install the package through APT (or use your favourite package-manager, e.g. synaptic):
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extension-weather
You can install the extension from my repo. I have packages for Fedora 20, 21, 22, rawhideand RedHat/CentOS 7.
If it is not installed automatically, just run (for non-rawhide):
sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck https://rpm.jenslody.de/fedora-jenslody.de-0.3-1.fc19.noarch.rpm
sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck https://rpm.jenslody.de/fedora-rawhide-jenslody.de-0.3-1.fc22.noarch.rpm
for RedHat/CentOs 7:
sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck https://rpm.jenslody.de/centos-jenslody.de-0.2-2.el5.centos.noarch.rpm
Now you can install the extension, either via your favourite package-manager or on a console:
sudo yum install gnome-shell-extension-openweather
Or go to my site on fedoras copr-project, the files are build and hosted there.
Generic (Local installation)
Make sure you have the following dependencies installed:
- glib2 (and development packages),
Run the following commands:
cd ~ && git clone git://github.com/jenslody/gnome-shell-extension-openweather.git cd ~/gnome-shell-extension-openweather ./autogen.sh && make local-install
Launch gnome-shell-extension-prefs (reachable also through the OpenWeather Settings button on the extension popup) and select OpenWeather from the drop-down menu to edit the configuration.
You can also use dconf-editor or gsettings to configure the extension through the command line.
The OpenWeatherMap maintainers recommend to use an API key. This key can be added in the preferences dialog. To use Forecast.io you need an to register and get an API key. With this key you can make 1000 requests per day for free. This should be enough for this extension in any normal use case.
Copyright (C) 2011 - 2015
- Elad Alfassa email@example.com,
- Mark Benjamin weather.gnome.Markie1@dfgh.net,
- Simon Claessens firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Ecyrbe ,
- Timur Kristóf email@example.com,
- Simon Legner Simon.Legner@gmail.com,
- Mattia Meneguzzo firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Christian Metzler email@example.com,
- Jens Lody firstname.lastname@example.org.
This file is part of gnome-shell-extension-openweather.
gnome-shell-extension-openweather is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
gnome-shell-extension-openweather is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
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