-
 KDE-Apps.org Applications for the KDE-Desktop 
 GTK-Apps.org Applications using the GTK Toolkit 
 GnomeFiles.org Applications for GNOME 
 MeeGo-Central.org Applications for MeeGo 
 CLI-Apps.org Command Line Applications 
 Qt-Apps.org Free Qt Applications 
 Qt-Prop.org Proprietary Qt Applications 
 Maemo-Apps.org Applications for the Maemo Plattform 
 Java-Apps.org Free Java Applications 
 eyeOS-Apps.org Free eyeOS Applications 
 Wine-Apps.org Wine Applications 
 Server-Apps.org Server Applications 
 apps.ownCloud.com ownCloud Applications 
--
-
 KDE-Look.org Artwork for the KDE-Desktop 
 GNOME-Look.org Artwork for the GNOME-Desktop 
 Xfce-Look.org Artwork for the Xfce-Desktop 
 Box-Look.org Artwork for your Windowmanager 
 E17-Stuff.org Artwork for Enlightenment 
 Beryl-Themes.org Artwork for the Beryl Windowmanager 
 Compiz-Themes.org Artwork for the Compiz Windowmanager 
 EDE-Look.org Themes for your EDE Desktop 
--
-
 Debian-Art.org Stuff for Debian 
 Gentoo-Art.org Artwork for Gentoo Linux 
 SUSE-Art.org Artwork for openSUSE 
 Ubuntu-Art.org Artwork for Ubuntu 
 Kubuntu-Art.org Artwork for Kubuntu 
 LinuxMint-Art.org Artwork for Linux Mint 
 Arch-Stuff.org Art And Stuff for Arch Linux 
 Frugalware-Art.org Themes for Frugalware 
 Fedora-Art.org Artwork for Fedora Linux 
 Mandriva-Art.org Artwork for Mandriva Linux 
--
-
 KDE-Files.org Files for KDE Applications 
 OpenTemplate.org Documents for OpenOffice.org
 GIMPStuff.org Files for GIMP
 InkscapeStuff.org Files for Inkscape
 ScribusStuff.org Files for Scribus
 BlenderStuff.org Textures and Objects for Blender
 VLC-Addons.org Themes and Extensions for VLC
--
-
 KDE-Help.org Support for your KDE Desktop 
 GNOME-Help.org Support for your GNOME Desktop 
 Xfce-Help.org Support for your Xfce Desktop 
--
openDesktop.orgopenDesktop.org:   Applications   Artwork   Linux Distributions   Documents    LinuxDaily.com    Linux42.org    OpenSkillz.com   
 
Artwork
News
Groups
Knowledge
Events
Forum
People
Jobs
Register
Login


Sponsoring


-
- Content .- Fans  . 

snakeNet Quote of the Day

   0.6.2  

Screenlet

Score 58%
snakeNet Quote of the Day
zoom


snakeNet Quote of the Day
zoom


snakeNet Quote of the Day
zoom


Link:  http://snakenet.org/
Minimum required   Python
Downloads:  979
Submitted:  Feb 24 2011
Updated:  Jul 10 2011

Description:

The Quote of the Day Screenlet is a tiny python script to display your most favorite quotes on your desktop. Not much more use, I wrote this script just to get familiar with the screenlet sourcecode.

Since version 0.4 it is also possible to use RSS feeds as source for your qoutes.

The snakenet.org quotes can be accessed via: http://snakenet.org/quotes/rss

IMPORTANT:
The Qotd Screenlet depends on the croatoan library ( http://snakenet.org/croatoan )




Changelog:

* 0.6.2
- Merged the Croatoan lib with the actual screenlet, from now on it is not longer necessary to download both the croatoan lib and the screenlet.

* 0.6
- Added font handling for the authors font and for the auote font.
- Added font color handling fot the authors and the quotes font.
- Added Croatoan check at the beginnig of the screenlet: from now on the screenlet will display an error-popup if the croatoan lib is not installed.
- Fixed some minor bugs.

* 0.5
Added 3 new Themes, Red, Red-3D and No background.
Its now possible to disable the quotation marks.
Some small bugfixes.

* 0.4
Added RSS feed support: From now on the Quote File option can also be a link to an RSS Source. For instance from

http://feeds.feedburner.com/brainyquote/QUOTEBR
or:
http://snakenet.org/quotes/rss




LicenseGPL
(Screenlet 0.6)
(Croatoan-lib)
Send to a friend
Subscribe
Other  Artwork  from snakebyte
Report inappropriate content



-
.

 Cant download

 
 by hcs89 on: Feb 25 2011
 
Score 50%

I cant download this screenlet. When I click on the download link it goes only to another page, but not any download is started.


Reply to this

-

 Re: Cant download

 
 by snakebyte on: Feb 25 2011
 
Score 50%

You are right! Sorry about that, I confused the links on the page. Thank you for pointing it out! i fixed it now.


Reply to this

-
.

 Re: Re: Cant download

 
 by hcs89 on: Feb 26 2011
 
Score 63%

I downloaded it now. Thanks!
Good, simple screenlet. One more thing I had to download and install was some croatoan lib from your site, to start this screenlet.
If you are still working on this screenlet, then some additional features would be great to add, such as:
-read quotes from rss
-change font
-choose whether to draw background.


Reply to this

-

 Re: Re: Re: Cant download

 
 by snakebyte on: Feb 26 2011
 
Score 50%

To use RSS is a great idea, i just implemented it and i like it a lot, very nice.

I also will implement your other suggestions since i already planed to do some enhancements in the style-sector.

And yes, i forgot to add the information about the Croatoan lib. Unfortunately it has do be downloaded as well because in there i do my whole crawling and time mesurements. Maybe i will make a mini-croatoan version so that the qotd screenlet can be downloaded as one package.

Thanks a lot for your feedback!!


Reply to this

-
.

 can't install the croatoan lib

 
 by opmaximus on: May 23 2011
 
Score 50%

is there a step by step howto for installing the croatoan lib on natty? I have downloaded the croatoan lib like 7 packages but none seem to work or I simply don't know how to install it.. Please help a complete noob.. thanks


Optximus
Reply to this

-

 Re: can't install the croatoan lib

 
 by snakebyte on: May 24 2011
 
Score 50%

Hey there,
i just merged the Croatoan-Lib into the screenlet tarball, so you won't need to download the lib separately anymore :) just use the screenlet-manager and install it from there and it will run out of the box.

Cheers!


Reply to this

-
.

 Interesting

 
 by erosenninrho on: Jul 10 2011
 
Score 50%
erosenninrhoerosenninrho
http://rhoco nlinux.githu b.io/
Home
-
Rho (El Rodri) ^_^ 75

http://rhoconlinux.github.io/
Argentina, Buenos Aires
Last visit Nov 15 2013
2 Friends
1 Groups

More info
Send a message
Add as friend
Other contents
--

Thanks for the screenlet. What gtk theme are you using?


Reply to this

Add commentBack






-
 
 
 Who we are
Contact
More about us
Frequently Asked Questions
Register
Twitter
Blog
Explore
Artwork
Jobs
Knowledge
Events
People
Updates on identi.ca
Updates on Twitter
Facebook App
Content RSS   
Events RSS   

Participate
Groups
Forum
Add Artwork
Public API
About GNOME-Look.org
Legal Notice
Spreadshirt Shop
CafePress Shop
Advertising
Sponsor us
Report Abuse
 

Copyright 2003-2014 GNOME-Look.org Team  
All rights reserved. GNOME-Look.org is not liable for any content or goods on this site.
All contributors are responsible for the lawfulness of their uploads.
GNOME and the foot logo are trademarks of the GNOME Foundation.