New Desktop v.Geek Tool

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  1. JCrev

    JCrev Where is your god now? OT Supporter

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    I just set up my first desktop using geektool. I have the date/time, my to do list and the current weather and a two day forecast on my desktop
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    http://fiveprime.org/hivemind/Tags/geektool Has a gallery of other desktops people have setup using geektool.
     
  2. JCrev

    JCrev Where is your god now? OT Supporter

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    Current Weather
    Code:
    curl --silent "http://xml.weather.yahoo.com/forecastrss?p=CAXX0442&u=c" | grep -E '(Current Conditions:|C<BR)' | sed -e 's/Current Conditions://' -e 's/<br \/>//' -e 's/<b>//' -e 's/<\/b>//' -e 's/<BR \/>//' -e 's/<description>//' -e 's/<\/description>//'
    Next two days
    Code:
    curl --silent "http://xml.weather.yahoo.com/forecastrss?p=CAXX0442&u=c" | grep -E '(High:)' | sed -e 's/<BR \/>//' -e 's/<b>//' -e 's/<\/b>//' -e 's/<BR \/>//' -e 's/<br \/>//'
    Go to weather.yahoo.com and search for your city and then replace CAXX0442 with the code for your city.
     
  3. Morpheus647

    Morpheus647 New Member

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  4. Pitt

    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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  5. tenplanescrashing

    tenplanescrashing Active Member

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    this looks pretty damn cool, but I did something very similar by allowing iStat and the Calendar widgets to remain on my desktop, not just when dashboard is activated.
     
  6. ZCP M3

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    Interesting.
     
  7. The Bilingual Gringo

    The Bilingual Gringo KMD, 3rd Bass, just ace in the hole

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  8. omgwtfbbqryan

    omgwtfbbqryan OT Supporter

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    i would love to use this but i dont understand lol
     
  9. Morpheus647

    Morpheus647 New Member

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    Same here, I have no clue how to write the code to get things to show up
     
  10. Kieffer87

    Kieffer87 Orly OT Supporter

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    I tried it out but couldn't get it to look very cool. Then again I didn't mess around with it too long.
     

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