Real time satellite wheather wallpaper

curl http://www.cpa.unicamp.br/imagens/satelite/ult.gif | xli -onroot -fill stdin
Changes the wallpaper to the last satellite image. Tha url above shows latin america. Seek the best url for your location Now I have a usefull background image in my desktop I use it inside kalarm updating every 15 minutes. May be done with 'watch' instead It s an option to xplanet ( kde ) and xearth needs xli , curl

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By: m33600
2009-11-12 21:52:19

What Others Think

hehe... that's a cool one! long live curl, long live X! ;)
bubo · 470 weeks and 3 days ago
what's a good URL for satellite image of North America?
alperyilmaz · 470 weeks and 3 days ago
Take a look at http://www.accuweather.com/ choose your area and pick the image properties of the map shown
m33600 · 470 weeks and 3 days ago

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