January 18, 2011 · General · Email This Post

A fully featured weather notification applet for use on the GNOME panel. Current weather status is displayed directly on your panel and detailed forecasts are no more than a click away. Implemented using the Indicator Applet API.

Install weather indicator from PPA

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:weather-indicator-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-weather

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6 Comments to “How to install weather indicator from PPA”

  1. Gewitty says:

    Tried this app out yesterday. It worked OK, but broke Compiz. I’ve un-installed it and also un-installed and re-intsalled Compiz, but it still won’t work. Any ideas on what the problem is?

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  2. Ubugaru says:

    Or you could just look out of the window!!!

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  3. Sam Adams says:

    Nope, doesn’t work on 10.04. I added the PPA and installed as advised in the post. I see a menu entry for it in Accessories, but clicking it does nothing. I can add it as an application launcher, but again, clicking it does nothing. It does not otherwise appear in my panel, even after a restart and I don’t see any other way to add it to the panel as an indicator.

    Any ideas?

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  4. Michael says:

    I had the same problem with 10.04 and had given up, but then I removed the social networking items from my panel and indicator weather suddenly showed up.

    sudo apt-get remove indicator-me

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  5. Sam Adams says:

    Michael: thanks for the tip, but unfortunately it still doesn’t work for me. Oh well…

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  6. uco73 says:

    Excellent! Working fine on 10.04.4 x64! Cheers!

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