2010-01-10 15:28:41 UTC
- will show current weather (Temperature + Humidity) as a big icon.
Also current date and time is available and configurable.
- will show forecast for next 3 days as three small icons. Icons
toggle if the datafeed isn't clear about the weather (so you might see
some clouds - or even clouds with a bit of sun - toggling with a rain
icon. This gives you a general idea of the day, while knowing that
there might be rain as well)
- weather-data taken from www.wunderground.com
- written portable to support 7.3 + 7.4 + 7.5 firmware-version (7.5
as of 10.01.2010 - could brake as this version still changes)
- works for Controller/Touch/Radio (tested with Controller + Radio
In SqueezeBox-Server you first have to register my repository-URL:
Then you are able to install the applet by going to
"Settings/Advanced/Applet Installer" on the Touch/Radio/Controller.
More detailed step-by-step instructions for installing applets can be
found in the wiki
- Go to 'Settings->Screen->Screensaver'
- Here you will have to configure the location to show weather-data
from ('Screensavers->Weather settings').
This location will be passed to www.wunderground.com, so you might
want to test there, whether your location will be recognized.
The default is 'Berlin, Germany' so you always know how my mood is
Futhermore here you can switch between °C and °F and select what
additional information (time/date/observation time) you want to see.
- Also in the screensafers-menu you will have to configure the
weather-screensafer (most probably under 'when stopped').
You can also preview the weather here by pressing 'Play' when the
weather-screensaver is selected
- The Weather-applet will also install itself under the
'Extras'-menu, so you can start it whenever you want. (With 7.4+
firmware, you might have to activate the extras-menu under
- maybe showing some night-images when its night
10.01.2010 (1.0): Going out of Beta. Small changes to run with 7.5
1x SB-Controller+Receiver (Duet), 1xSB-Boom. 1xSB-Radio
Server (7.4.1) running on SheevaPlug (Ubuntu) with attached Western
Digital MyBook Essential.
Secondary 7.4 Server on Debianized Buffalo Linkstation LS-CHL.
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