Do You Like Eye-Candy (GDesklets)?

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Do You Like Eye-Candy (GDesklets)?

Postby Adler on Wed Jul 25, 2007 11:20 pm

Hi All,

I've been using GDesklets for a while, and after a fresh Cassandra install, installing GDesklets with Synaptic wasn't enough.

I found my usual OSX Clock, but very few of the available options didn't bring me joy. Especially, the weather applets, which didn't seem to work.

Here's the source that I've used for both Weather (Good Weather), and Quotes that are part of my Desktop.

http://gdesklets.zencomputer.ca/

Pick what you want, download it, then open GDeskets, and add it by right clicking GDesklets in your tray, then clicking Manage desklets. Click File, and add the Desklet where you downloaded it.

To make sure that all is cool on boot I've added this to Sessions:

GDesklets
/usr/bin/gdesklets

Of course, I'm running compiz-fusion with those neat 3D Desktop effects, but I love that Eye-Candy.

Enjoy -- and if you have any questions just ask.

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Weather Desklet

Postby sonofmoog on Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:32 pm

Great to have the weather desklet back .. Thanks for posting this URL. I tried several times to manually update the configuration file of those desklets without success .. Not all of the desklets I downloaded from your URL work. The Bible verse ones do not, nor did some of the weather desklets ..
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Postby Adler on Wed Sep 26, 2007 8:33 pm

sonofmoog,

It does appear that some of these Desklets have been abandoned. Perhaps you can try contacting the Author of what does not work? It is just an idea.
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Postby alexander on Sun Sep 30, 2007 4:18 am

yes, I used to use a weather desklet then I realized I never go outside. :P
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