[olug] Replacing the Weather Bug

Craig Wolf CJWolf at mpsomaha.org
Tue Aug 16 14:14:19 UTC 2005

I will have to second that vote for forecastfox.  I use it on all my
machines and every customer I have shown it to love it.  Easy to install
and run.  8)

Craig Wolf
Linux Web Server Support
Desktop/Network Specialist

>>> noel at metc.net 8/16/2005 >>>
It's not a separate app, but I'm a HUGE fan of ForcastFox w/i Firefox.
Profiles for each area you want to watch, radar thumbnail, verbose tool

tip w/ as much info as you want to add.

Newest version is supposed to ROTATE profiles so you can watch more
one area.

Dave Thacker wrote:
>>On Mon, 2005-08-15 at 23:58 -0500, Dave Thacker wrote:
>>>The "kitchen computer" has officially been replaced, and is now
>>>SuSE 9.3 running KDE.  Outside of the grumbling about having to
>>>I've had few complaints.  I do see one heading down the road,
>>>My wife runs the "weather bug" utility on her PC at work, and we
used to
>>>run it on the former kitchen computer.  I need something that will
>>>weather data from NWS in Omaha, and display it prettily on the
>>>tray.  I've seen a weather component in Kontact, but the data it
shows is
>>>pretty limited. Anybody seen a "weather bug" replacement for linux?
>>>Dave Thacker

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