A small and compact 8 bit style weather widget designed for your desktop.
- It's transparent background allows it to blend in with your current setup
- Always stays on your desktop so it won't get in your way. This means it's hidden when you switch windows with
- Switch between dark mode and light mode, for lighter and darker backgrounds respectively.
- Clean interface, with no clutter, all options can be accessed by right clicking.
How to use
- Install the package.
- Sign up and get your API key from the
- When you open the app for the first time, a settings menu pops up, paste your API key there.
- You can also change how often the weather is updated.
- After submitting the settings, right click, refresh and wait for the weather to update.
- You can choose where to place the widget by choosing from the Position menu.
- The menu can be accessed by right clicking anywhere on the widget.
- Sometimes on startup, the background becomes black, instead of transparent. This can be resolved by closing and restarting the application.
- The widget can be built for Windows, but the application won't stick to your desktop. This is because the
desktopwindow type in electron only works on X11 and Linux systems.
- Sometimes the widget takes too long to load the weather, in that case check your internet connection, and try refreshing a couple of times.
Run this in the terminal
sudo apt-get remove pixelweather
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