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Old 07-31-2017, 07:40 AM   #1
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Is there an X app for kiosk livingroom display with weather and custom info?


Hi,

Anyone know of a ready-made app and a HOWTO that would make this easy?

I'd like to put up a small cheap display (TV or monitor), wirelessly connected, in my livingroom, that has a nice looking informational display. The display should include weather info, weather radar loop, internet access and server stats, and maybe a tie-in to home automation. Time and date header or footer would be nice too.

I can script the acquisition and serving of pretty much all the data, I just need an app that parses it and feeds it to an X screen in a presentable manner.

Thanks!
 
Old 07-31-2017, 10:23 AM   #2
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non-interactive?
a full-screen conky springs to mind.
you will find millions of scripts and users all over the forums, and places like deviantart.com etc.
http://conky.pitstop.free.fr/wiki/in...itle=Main_Page
https://github.com/brndnmtthws/conky
 
Old 07-31-2017, 12:03 PM   #3
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definitely conky.
 
Old 07-31-2017, 09:22 PM   #4
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http://porteus-kiosk.org/ maybe?
 
Old 08-01-2017, 04:46 AM   #5
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I think I can do it custom made, at a price of course. LOL.
 
  


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