Tag: Ncurses

NCurses-based Weather Application: Weather-util

When you want the current weather conditions without having to visit a graphically busy weather website, or without the benefit of a GUI (say working a shell), a great app will give you the weather conditions in no time, just by typing weather at the command prompt. Simply sudo apt-get install weather-util, and set up …

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Ncurses-based Instant Messenger Client: CenterIM

For those that prefer detachable Screen sessions with multiple windows in shell and want to run instant message chat sessions in CLI without the hassle of Xwindows … CenterIM is for you. CenterIM is a pretty robust instant messaging client that runs entirely out of your command prompt. Simply sudo apt-get install centerim and you’re …

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