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I've got 2 problems with weather indicator in Ubuntu 11.10 with unity.

1) The weather indicator doesn't launch after starting up the system.

2) The icon which is supposed to show clouds or a sun etc. shows a question mark insted.

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For the first problem, just add it to your startup applications. Click the power icon (top right of your screen) and choose 'Startup applications'. Add one with the command indicator-weather like in the image below.

For the second problem, this is a known intermittent bug with Google. Switch to Yahoo! as the source in the preferences. You right-click on the indicator to access the preferences dialogue.

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  • I suffer from the second issue, the question mark instead of the weather icon. Have tried switching to Yahoo and it works for a couple of seconds then reverts back to the question mark. – Victor9098 Jan 21 '12 at 4:24
  • @Victor9098 Try Felix's answer in this post: askubuntu.com/questions/45593/… and see andrewsomething's reply here, too: askubuntu.com/questions/55994/… There are many similar posts on this issue, no single solution yet. – Tom Brossman Jan 21 '12 at 6:05

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