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So to install it, you can do :
 
So to install it, you can do :
  opkg install glade http://www.opkg.org/packages/mokometeo_0.1_arm.ipk
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  opkg install python-pygtk python-netclient python-html glade http://www.opkg.org/packages/0_mokometeo_0.2_arm.ipk
  
 
Also need dependancies (on SHR testing) :
 
Also need dependancies (on SHR testing) :
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== Using Mokometeo ==
 
== Using Mokometeo ==
* Before to run it, you must be connected to internet. If not, it will crash or do nothing (will improve this in a short future)
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* Just click on the desktop icon [[Image:Mokometeo.png|30px]] called "Mokometeo" to load the software.
 
* Just click on the desktop icon [[Image:Mokometeo.png|30px]] 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.
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* 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.
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* You can use the Next and Previous buttons to change the displayed city.
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* 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
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* Next time you starup Mokometeo, the last fetched data will be displayed.
  
 
Enjoy !
 
Enjoy !
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== Changelog ==
 
== Changelog ==
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=== 2009-03-13 - v0.2 ===
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* added some "print" in the code
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* debug the .mokometeo folder ; put the config folder in /home/root/.mokometeo/ instead of /.mokometeo/
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* test if the connection to internet is ok. If not, display question marks
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* backup the data each time data is downloaded and displayed. This data is used on the next Mokometeo startup
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* added the date and time when the data has been downloaded
  
 
=== 2009-03-12 - v0.1 ===
 
=== 2009-03-12 - v0.1 ===
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== Future improvements / To do list ==
 
== Future improvements / To do list ==
* need to test first if there is some network connection. Now it crashes if the freerunner is not connected
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* improve the way the connection to Yahoo is handled
* record the last fetched information, and diplay it (with is date+time) if in deconnected mode
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* improve the way the connection to Yahoo is handled, and do it the proper and safe way (any ideas ?)
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* test with different languages / locations
 
* test with different languages / locations
* improve the quality of the uggly python code (I am a beginner, advice waited :D  )
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[[Category:Utility]]
 
[[Category:Utility]]
 
[[Category:Applications]]
 
[[Category:Applications]]

Revision as of 16:26, 13 March 2009

Contents

Mokometeo 0.1

Capture-MokoMeteo.png

Presentation

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

Installation

Dependencies

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 glade http://www.opkg.org/packages/0_mokometeo_0.2_arm.ipk

Also need dependancies (on SHR testing) :

opkg install python-netclient

Using Mokometeo

  • 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
~/.mokometeo/mokometeo.conf

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

city,url

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

Paris,http://fr.weather.yahoo.com/FRXX/FRXX0076/index_c.html


Changelog

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

  • improve the way the connection to Yahoo is handled
  • test with different languages / locations
Personal tools

Mokometeo 0.1

Capture-MokoMeteo.png

Presentation

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

Installation

Dependencies

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 glade http://www.opkg.org/packages/0_mokometeo_0.2_arm.ipk

Also need dependancies (on SHR testing) :

opkg install python-netclient

Using Mokometeo

  • 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
~/.mokometeo/mokometeo.conf

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

city,url

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

Paris,http://fr.weather.yahoo.com/FRXX/FRXX0076/index_c.html


Changelog

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

  • improve the way the connection to Yahoo is handled
  • test with different languages / locations