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Screenlets in Fedora 16

asked 2012-04-12 09:43:28 -0500

Florin gravatar image

updated 2013-06-03 22:42:11 -0500

I am thinking of switching to Fedora from Ubuntu but...
I can not seem to get working the latest version of Screenlets. I managed to find a tutorial and installed version 0.1.2, but is still pretty buggy.
Is there a way to get version 0.1.6 working?
Why is Screenlets program not in the Fedora repository? I am open to using alternatives to Screenlets.

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answered 2012-04-24 22:56:08 -0500

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I managed to install the latest version to work just fine.
Dependency: Python and pytz. I got the tar from https://launchpad.net/screenlets/>https://launchpad.net/screenlets/ and installed it with:
sudo make install
and deleted the surce.
This package comes with no screenlets so I got them from here https://launchpad.net/indiv-screenlets>https://launchpad.net/indiv-screenlets and extracted the to .screenlets folder. I found that the program works better after a restart.

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answered 2012-04-12 13:12:20 -0500

Akshay gravatar image

updated 2012-04-12 13:22:42 -0500

you can try conky it is in fedora repository yum install conky or you can go for gdesklets yum install gdesklets

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