So there are a couple of handy desktop widgets that are available for your Linux desktop. Today we’ll take a look at a few Clock widgets and Weather widgets that easily set up on your Linux desktop.
Gis-Weather is a very customizable weather widget for your Linux desktop. It provides you with a lot of detailed information. It has the following features which allow you to see the weather info for several days, detailed weather for today and tomorrow and the support for themes and customizations. You can install Gis-Weather with the following commands via terminal. Add third party PPA and then download and install from there.
My-weather-indicator is also another very useful weather widget app for Linux. It shows the current weather situation and a weekly forecast for two different locations through the desktop widget. You can install My-weather-indicator with the following commands via terminal. Add the third party PPA and then download and install from there.
TZClock is a small desktop clock app that shows your global time by timezone. That is, you can have multiple clocks on the desktop. It also has the following features: alarm clock, changing of font, size and so on. You can download it from here.
Up-clock is a beautiful clock widget which has been inspired by the Ubuntu touch lock screen. It allows you to set a reminder, change the theme and the opacity. To install Up-clock, all you have to do is add the third party ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the up-clock package. Enter the following commands via terminal.
So there you have it. A few weather and clock widgets for your Linux desktop.
Mohd Sohail is a web developer and a Linux sysAdmin. He also loves to write how-to articles, applications reviews and loves to use new Linux distributions.