Jump to content
  • 0
Sign in to follow this  
The waiter

Conky in the Sticky notes? Why not :)

Question

Hello.

 

This post should be related to the thread where I announced my little project called StickyNotes but a brand new feature was added and I think it deserves a new one.

 

http://forums.bodhilinux.com/index.php?/topic/14254-sticky-notes-module/

 

I realized I need a day calendar on the screen (we here in Slovakia have a weird habit to celebrate persons first name) not to forget to call my relatives or friends. I knew there is a nice terminal utility called "calendar" which shows day events according your setup. I made this feature possible but suddenly a new idea emerged. Why not to make it universal? We can put any linux command and we will have the outcome on the screen. Then another idea appeared. What if I add a timer for outcome refresh? Why not? OK, I will not bother you any more with this uninteresting story. Lets see the picture :) :

 

e-59037be6554931.08676165.jpg

As you can see there are 4 StickyNotes and 3 of them are "animated". Date and CPU/Memory sticky resfresh every second and ncal every hour (hour is max in the settings).

Conclusion: Of course this is not a real Conky substitution but I think this module could be nice and useful for some of us and I hope you will like it. At this state of the project I need some testers to check the functionality etc.

 

https://github.com/thewaiter/StickyNotes

 

Enjoy :)

 

PS: Use ncal -h if you want the day name and day number highlight (extra bonus for you :) )

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

2 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0

Randy: I know you have tested the previous version. As I changed the variable names for better understanding, please rm all *sticky* files in .e/e/config/bodhi before installing the new one. If not, Moksha will seqfault. Sorry for the trouble...

 

PS: I am considering another feature. Pop up window in case of text changing. Good for mail checking, an appointment reminder or anything we need...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×