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The weather-indicator package have been removed from Ubuntu 13.04 (it crashed all the time and did not display forecasts).

What is the replacement package?

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Best is my-weather-indicator for atareo https://launchpad.net/~atareao/+archive/atareao

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I've stepped in as maintainer of the Weather Indicator project, and just pushed a new release that fixes the Forecast issue and most (if not all) of the crash bugs.

Try it out: https://launchpad.net/~weather-indicator-team/+archive/ppa

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I'm getting a dependency issue: python-pywapi (>=0.3.2) –  duxk.gh Jun 11 '13 at 9:58
    
@duxk.gh: install the newest version from the PPA above, or from the pywapi PPA here: launchpad.net/~pywapi-devel/+archive/ppa –  alldayremix Sep 11 '13 at 15:13
    
it works! thanks. –  duxk.gh Sep 11 '13 at 20:20
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I've found my-weather-indicator too buggy (displaying only N/A in 4-day forecasts, unable to use Yahoo Weather, etc.), and therefore decided (at least for now) to use ClearWeather instead, although it's not an indicator, but a screenlet, included in the screenlets-pack-all package.

UPDATE: The bugs mentioned above have been fixed as of version 0.6.4 (end May 2013) and therefore there's no more need to use more memory-hungry Screenlets daemon to merely display a couple of weather forecasts on desktop.

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Perhaps Cairo Dock will do. It has weather dock and other useful stuff. Small and simple.

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