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flip city

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xfce4-weather-plugin
« on: September 19, 2012, 08:47:47 pm »
Request for xfce4-weather-plugin. UPDATE
need 8.2 (latest) for vlocity.

Kind thanks
« Last Edit: September 19, 2012, 08:49:55 pm by flip city »

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Re: xfce4-weather-plugin
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2012, 09:13:32 pm »
Hi flip city;

I've build 8.2 for both 32bit and 64bit and move them into testing.  Could you let me know how it works on 64bit for you. Tests ok on 32bit here.

I built it against xfce4-4.8.0 not xfce4-4.10.  So probably best to stick with default xfce4-4.8.0 if you want to use the weather plugin.


notes: When I tested on 32bit I had no data for a number of minutes and then it just came around.  Must update on a pretty slow cycle.
Another quirk was it tested fine on my actual machine but I could never get it to give me any readings in VirtualBox testing.
Hoping you can give me some feedback. Specially for 64bit.
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Re: xfce4-weather-plugin
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2012, 09:56:28 pm »
 It will be a bit...about a week, so stand by.
Thanks for the help old buddy. Really digging VLocity. Verry snappy response and a very good selection of preinstalled packages. Really not much to add for a very nice system.
just some old stand bys I through in for kicks.

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Re: xfce4-weather-plugin
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2012, 06:07:54 pm »
Hi flip city;

I've build 8.2 for both 32bit and 64bit and move them into testing.  Could you let me know how it works on 64bit for you. Tests ok on 32bit here.

I built it against xfce4-4.8.0 not xfce4-4.10.  So probably best to stick with default xfce4-4.8.0 if you want to use the weather plugin.


notes: When I tested on 32bit I had no data for a number of minutes and then it just came around.  Must update on a pretty slow cycle.
Another quirk was it tested fine on my actual machine but I could never get it to give me any readings in VirtualBox testing.
Hoping you can give me some feedback. Specially for 64bit.

  :o Installed with slapt-get and looks fine to me.
thank you lord stretchedthin ::)
Also has a very nice pop-up display. I likey. Lots of juicy details.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2012, 06:43:50 pm by flip city »

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Re: xfce4-weather-plugin
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2012, 09:47:18 pm »
Thanks, I likey too. ;D
Moved to extra repo.
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Re: xfce4-weather-plugin
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2012, 11:14:54 am »
Works fine for me on Vlocity 64bit. Seems to update fairly quickly for me, and I'm in the sticks. Information must be coming from a close source too because it normally has matched my outdoor sensor thermometer within 2 degrees or less. Been using it 3-4days now, thanks for the plugin.