Classy Clock and Weather Apps?

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Classy Clock and Weather Apps?

Postby Christof999 » Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:15 pm

Hi there,

I am looking for a large graphical clock app that will sit in the corner of my screen. I would like it to be an analog clock. However I would like it to be an old antique style, like a grandfather clock, or old European style brass clock (think the time machine style).

I am also looking for a nice graphical weather app. I have a tiny one that sits on my task bar right now but its only like 2cm wide and not very impressive graphics. I would like a larger more impressive graphical version of a weather app if one exists. Does anyone know of one preferable Id love one that relies on OpenGL or compiz. I'm not sure if what I am thinking of exists, but what Id like is that if it is a storm outside, the app shows impressive dark clouds and openGL lightning in a small applet in the corner of the desktop with graphics akin to those found in modern video games. If this doesn't exists whats the next best weather app?


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Re: Classy Clock and Weather Apps?

Postby 900i » Thu Jul 17, 2008 2:40 am

Look out the window, :D

No seriously try
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Re: Classy Clock and Weather Apps?

Postby chiskop » Thu Jul 17, 2008 3:39 am

Or you could have a look at gdesklets - I can't remember what weather widgets are available, though I'm sure there's something, but you could certainly do what you want with the clock.

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