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Unable to install “Screenlets” in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

What I did to try to install screenlets: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:screenlets/ppa sudo apt update sudo apt install screenlets screenlets-pack-all The Output: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to install screenlets on Ubuntu 19.04?

attempting to install screenlets on Ubuntu 19, however I can't get some of it's dependencies to install correctly - Package 'python-gnome2'. sudo apt install screenlets Reading package lists... Done ...
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Is it possible to have automatic periodic file export of iCal calendars on Ubuntu?

Let's consider that we have Ubuntu MATE 16.04.6 LTS installed. Google (or other) Calendar account. Installed some application which can visualize the contents of iCal / iCalendar (ics-file) on ...
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How to make GoogleCalendarScreenlet to show Google Calendar?

I'm running Ubuntu MATE 16.04.6 installed. I have added ppa:screenlets/ppa to it and have installed screenlets-pack-all package. Then I have launched screenlets manager and have added ...
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Screenlets throws an error related to python2.7 on Ubuntu MATE 18.04

I've installed screenlets on my system and included: sudo apt-get install screenlets-pack-all The Screenlet Manager comes up with many screenlet choices but when I try to kickoff any specific app I ...
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How to install screenlets on Ubuntu 18.04?

I want to install Screenlets and I tried the following bash: #!/bin/bash sudo dpkg -l python-wnck >/dev/null 2>&1 if [ $? == 0 ]; then echo "OK" else echo "Install python-wnck" sudo ...
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Widget options in Ubuntu?

I did some search, and all I get are: Screenlets gDesklets Universal Applets Conky Out of which conky seems to be the most anticipated but all of them seem to be deprecated. gdesklets died and ...
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Screenlets malfunction after upgrading to 18.04

Everything in the screenlets worked fine in my Ubuntu 17.10 However after upgrading to 18.04 not only do some screenlets (like the clock) appear to be a lot blurred than before but I cannot move any ...
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sticker note for lubuntu

I need some sticker note or to-do-list to stick on my desktop and don't disappear when I use desktop button. I tried KNotes , Indicator stickynotes , XPad , and even Screenlets but they all have same ...
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How to install Screenlets on Ubuntu 16.10?

How do I install Screenlets on Ubuntu 16.10? It failed to install as the Terminal keeps telling me "unable locate package". sudo apt-get install screenlets Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to remove screenlets from ubuntu 16.04?

I have installed screenlets as the instructions given in this link,I've launched it, it appears on task bar for a while with the sand glass and then disappears. So I wish to remove it completely. Is ...
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Installing custom Screenlets

This may be obscure, but how do I add custom screenlets to Screenlets? There are tons of custom screenlets available on Gnome-Look.org, like this countdown timer, but I'm having a hard time finding ...
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Screelets - Google Calandar recently stopped working

Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 (and maybe others). The Google Calandar screenlet does not display on the desktop although it still logs in. Does anyone know if this is a Ubuntu problem or a change made by Google ...
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XRDP session disable screenlets

I recently began using screenlets in my local xsession which is the default unity environment. Now I'm also using XRDP for remote sessions on same user account, but unlike in local, the remote ...
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How do you get a full digital clock on the Ubuntu Desktop?

How to get a clock like this on ubuntu's desktop?
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How to install google gadgets on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I've been looking for a way to make my desktop more interactive and I found two packages: google-gadgets-gtk screenlets After reading a bit about both I decided to give google gadgets a go. However, ...
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Screenlets not auto starting in lubuntu

I am trying to auto start FolderView Screenlets in Lubuntu 13.10 There is plenty of advice on the web for ubuntu, with which i did not have any issues. I got the screenlets manager to autostart ...
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Get more screenlets not working

Whenever I try to get more screenlets from the screenlets application it pops up with the browser telling me the screenlets.org is disabled. Are screenlets deprecated? Am I missing something?
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How to create my own screenlet

I am using 1 year ubuntu as my main OS already and I feel comfortable with the enviroment and the tools it provides. I also used one screenlet to have my task manager or calendar on my desktop and ...
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Stop Screenlets from minimizing (in gnome shell)

I know there is a similar question already (Stop Screenlets from minimizing) but the solution for the question uses compizconfig-settings-manager which doesn't work with Gnome Shell. Is there any ...
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Dash is blinking

I Have installed a screenlet applet and Conky to my PC. But when I open dash it starting to blink and show through these applets. How do I correct this.
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How can I make my screenlets run on startup?

I've installed screenlets and it seems to work fine. However, when I boot my computer I have to manually initiate every widget. I would like my widgets to initiate without me having to do anything, if ...
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Screenlet behaves like it has no underlying window

I'm trying to write a screenlet from scratch following this guide http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-script-linux-desktop-1/index.html. I have created the Hello World! example but when ...
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Screenlets RingSensors has to many CPU sensors, what are they?

I just installed screenlets to get some onscreen information about my system. I'm trying the RingSensors screenlet to monitor cpu load, but there are more sensors available to monitor than I'd expect. ...
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looking for a clock widget that is unaffected by the mouse

Between screenlets, cairo-dock widgets and plasma-widgets. One of them's gotta have this function; A widget that hovers above everything on the desktop but is completely unaffected by the mouse. I ...
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Where can I get the source code of KDE's Folder View plasmoid?

I want to have a look at the code of the FolderView plasmoid (which is the thing I miss most from KDE) to see if it is in any way similar to the FolderView screenlet. The screenlet is so buggy right ...
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Can't move Screenlets when position is set to “Keep Above”

I've installed some screenlets and treat them as widgets. I did enable "widgets layer" plug-in in CCSM. But I got a little problem here, When I set position for the widget always on top of windows by ...
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Wallpaper Clock Screenlet not working in 12.04

I spent all morning making a wallpaper clock in GIMP, I downloaded screenlets from the software centre, then downloaded and installed the Wallpaper Clock screenlet and installed my wallpaper ...
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Desktop widget to show list of tasks

In Unity Ubuntu 11.10 how I can have a screenlet with a list of tasks to do? For example: 1- Update system. 2- Check mailbox. and so on. Thanks in advance.
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How to auto-start all screenlets in unity only(not Gnome-shell)?

I want to auto-start all screenlets in unity environment only as it also auto-start in Gnome-shell too (as it is not working well in gnome-shell), i,e, i want to only edit one file not all screenlet ...
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Screenlets change position after restart

I have a problem with my screenlets. They change position on the screen after I restart the computer. This is a known bug according to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/screenlets/+bug/885322 However a ...
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Where are Screenlets configuration files?

I have just installed Screenlets and the extra widget package thru software center. Now I have gotten a little problem with a widget and therefore I want to reset the screenlet widget. However I can ...
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Cannot move Screenlets in GNOME Shell

I have searched around and can't seem to find an answer. I have installed the 0.1.4 version of Screenlets on Ubuntu 11.10 running GNOME Shell, and everything functions okay except that I cannot move ...
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Does using Screenlets affect battery life on a notebook?

I just read about Screenlets. I was wondering if using Screenlets will affect the battery life of my notebook?
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How do I stop Screenlet widgets from showing up in Installed Programs?

I've been running a couple Screenlets for awhile and like them. I'm only running two, although there are quite a few more in Screenlets. However, today I found that icons for all of them, whether or ...
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Stop Screenlets from minimizing

I've setup my screenlets exactly the way that I want them, but I don't have a quick access to any of them. The screenlet config offers me the following : keep above,below, sticky, locky, widget. Out ...
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How do I write a Screenlet?

I'm trying to write a screenlet. It should basically just display a background (could be generated in screenlet or svg) and display some text. I know about the template screenlet and documentation, ...
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What file do i have to run in order to launch a screenlet from the terminal?

I remember i had to run a python file a while ago but i can't remember where i have to find and which one i have to run when i get there (i think there were many python files in each directory) (to ...
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Is the Compiz widget layer still available?

There used to be an option to activate the Compiz widget layer in ccsm, but in Ubuntu 11.04 i can't find it anymore, is it still available? I need it for screenlets.
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Problem with screenlets and permissions?

I can't get screenlets to open. I've newly installed it on 11.04. Clicking the icon in the applications menu doesn't do anything. I'm on an Acer 4810T timeline laptop. Here is the terminal output ...
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My infopanel screenlet is blinking all the time

Installed screenlets and infopanel but it is blinking all the time. Is somebody had the same problem and know how to fix it?