[kde-linux] Re: LCD weather widget not finding noaa stations
- From: Dale <rdalek1967@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 05:26:42 -0500
I don't use the default lcd-weather plasmoid so won't offer any
suggestions or theories on it, but I do have installed and on my desktop,
kde-misc/yawp (yet another weather plasmoid), and in the system tray, I
have "Weather Forcast" activated (system tray context menu, system tray
settings, display icon, unlock widgets if necessary, extra items, select
weather forcast, after which you can context-click it to configure).
yawp appears as a system tray optional item as well, but it doesn't work
well with vertically arranged systrays such as mine, so it's disabled
there in favor of weather forcast, with yawp as a desktop plasmoid instead.
The location selection and general functionality of both of those work. I
know as I'm using them. (Gentoo/~amd64 no-multilib with kde 4.6.2 and
including the kde overlay, tho yawp's in the main tree and I /think/
weather forcast is default.) So if you can't get the LCD weather plasmoid
to work, there's two options that I /do/ know work, here on Gentoo. =:^)
I think it worked before my last upgrade. I look at it a lot. I sleep
odd hours and never know if it is cool outside or warm so I look at it
to see what the weather is doing. The funny thing is, it works for the
other thingy that shows the forecast for the next few days. It's just
the current temp and such that doesn't work. I have tried other cities,
local air base and a few other things excluding a stick of dynamite.
May try that next tho.
Does that belong to kdeplasma-addons? Google searches makes me think it
does. I thought about seeing if I can downgrade that one package and
see if it works again. Maybe if I configure it with the old package
that will do something.
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