Adding Weather and Locations To Your Desktop Clock

Today’s tip is a Gnome Desktop tweak that may be new to some of you.  Did you know you can activate a weather applet as part of your desktop clock?  You can also add locations around the globe, which can be a great way to keep track of day and night for all of your international buddies :).

Ubuntu 8.04 - How to Setup the World Clock Applet?

Ubuntu Hardy Heron sports an improved system clocks applet that now supports viewing of time in multiple locations. Further, the clock applet on Ubuntu 8.04 can also give you Weather details about the location. This new feature may come really handy for some users that work with distant bosses who’re in a different timezone.

Cairo-Clock on Ubuntu 7.10

Cairo-Clock is an analog clock for your desktop which uses a compositing window manager like Compiz for fancy visual effects. It comes with many themes using scalable SVG graphics.

Cairo-Clock has a few requirements:

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