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Mokometeo 0.1 / 0.2 and German 0.3

Capture-MokoMeteo.png ____________ Wetter.png


Mokometeo is a small python/GTK application fetching the weather forecast from Yahoo weather pages



You need python-pygtk and glade to make it work.

OM and SHR

So to install it, you can do :

opkg install python-pygtk python-netclient python-html

German Version using is at Install it using:

 opkg install

Also need dependancies (on SHR testing) :

opkg install python-netclient

Using Mokometeo

  • In the 0.2 version, there is a bug. To be able to use Mokometeo, please type theses commands before launching it:
mkdir /home/root/.mokometeo
mkdir /home/root/.mokometeo/img
cp /usr/share/mokometeo/question.png /home/root/.mokometeo/img/
  • for the german 0.3, you don't need this
  • Just click on the desktop icon Mokometeo.png called "Mokometeo" to load the software.
  • You will see a window appearing, with a 4 days forecast : Today, tomorrow (J+1), the day after (J+2) , etc.
  • You can use the Next and Previous buttons to change the displayed city.
  • If you have no internet connection, you will have to wait a little bit, and then the window will show "question marks" and "-" as min and max temperatures
  • Next time you starup Mokometeo, the last fetched data will be displayed.

Enjoy !

Configuring Mokometeo

  • By default, 2 cities are configured. You can change the cities and add more in the file

This file must contains at minimum 2 lines. The first line is


The second and next lines is the name of the city, and the url (tested with french yahoo weather urls), for example:


German Version:



2009-03-13 - v0.2

  • added some "print" in the code
  • debug the .mokometeo folder ; put the config folder in /home/root/.mokometeo/ instead of /.mokometeo/
  • test if the connection to internet is ok. If not, display question marks
  • backup the data each time data is downloaded and displayed. This data is used on the next Mokometeo startup
  • added the date and time when the data has been downloaded

2009-03-12 - v0.1

initial version

Future improvements / To do list

  • debug the initial copy of /usr/share/mokometeo/question.png into /home/root/.mokometeo/img/
  • improve the way the connection to Yahoo is handled
  • test with different languages / locations
  • handle backup data for each city in the config file


You can access the sources and participate by commiting patches via the google code mercurial :