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Is there any weather app that works with Ubuntu 12.04?

I tried many of them including the screenlets.

Nothing seems to work.

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Give up on a weather widget. Set a bookmark for your favorite weather site in Firefox and make do with that. I'm an electrical engineer, so not exactly lacking in PC skills. I messed around for a couple of hours trying to find and install various weather widgets. I give up. I like Ubuntu a lot, but no distro is perfect, and Ubuntu seems hostile to weather widgets. In PCLinuxOS, I had the choice of about four of them, and they were all simple one click installations to the panel. I also miss the dictionary widget. I used these two widgets all the time. The Ubuntu Widget Nazi says, "NO WIDGETS F –  user261033 Mar 22 at 22:20

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Here are some variants you may like:

First Way: city lens


this is that "weather lens"
to install type this in terminal(to start Ctrl+Alt+T)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unity-lens-utilities unity-scope-cities

Second Way: weather indicator


weather applet indicator

to install weather applet indicator write in terminal(to start Ctrl+Alt+T)

sudo apt-get install indicator-weather

or click this button
Download


Third Way: My Weather Indicator


My weather indicator

to install my weather indicator type in terminal(to start Ctrl+Alt+T):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install my-weather-indicator

Fourth Way: Stormcloud


Stormcloud

Paid Application ($2.99), available at developers' website


For gnome shell users


Here we have one amazing extension for gnome shell called Weather or something like that. Here is screenshot:


screenshot

So to install this just move on here and click that switch-i like thing on the right to turn it on, and it will ask you do you want to install it. Just say yes. Add your cities and you have another awesome weather app for gnome!


Alternative Way: HTC-style Weather Clock


HTC-style coool weather clock

for this just read from here

If you want to know how to add download from software center button watch this video tutorial

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How to add the above DOWNLOAD FOR UBUNTU icon while posting.I know it is not a right way to ask question. –  atenz Jun 12 '12 at 7:56
    
Sorry @tijybba, but i can't understand what you wrote. Did you want to know how i add button??? –  geoh Jun 12 '12 at 7:56
    
Yes exactly , sorry for bad communication. –  atenz Jun 12 '12 at 8:04
    
Now will upload to youtube the video tutorial. please wait for 5-7 mins @tijybba –  geoh Jun 12 '12 at 8:05
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uploaded to youtube: @tijybba link: youtube.com/watch?v=hXB3cu7i2Sg –  geoh Jun 12 '12 at 8:28

There's a fork of StormCloud for those who don't want to pay.

Typhoon is a free and open source weather application. It is based on Stormcloud 1.1 ,however without the bells and whistles. It is and always will be free. We have not included features like multiple locations due to no one can live in more than one places in a specific time(except electrons!). If you want to check the weather of any other location, you have to change the location. Also, we have not included 'chameleonic background' as it would make the app resource hungry. It is now a couple of mbs but 'chameleonic background' would make it around 300 mb.

To install Typhoon, start terminal by Ctrl+Alt+T, then run following commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apandada1/typhoon
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install typhoon

Source: https://launchpad.net/typhoon

Installation: http://handytutorial.com/typhoon-free-weather-app-fork-of-stormcloud/

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Just great. Is it possible to extend it to show more info, e.g. Sunset/Sunrise? –  Ionică Bizău Jul 1 at 7:34

Indicator-Weather is a fully featured weather notification applet for use on the GNOME panel. Current weather status is displayed directly on your panel and detailed forecasts are no more than a click away. Implemented using the Indicator Applet API.

Source: https://launchpad.net/weather-indicator

Click to download weather-indicator source package

Click here to install the 32-bit.deb package

I have installed, and it works excellently.

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Use this to install weather indicator :

sudo apt-get install indicator-weather
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warning: indicator-weather crashes and won't be fixed. the project is officially dead. –  mniess Oct 16 '12 at 13:35

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