Typhoon is a desktop weather widget that offers customization of your weather reports. Typhoon is based on the weather app Stormcloud. It offers a slick and stylish way of keeping track of the weather on your Linux Mint 17 computer.
Typhoon is also free, so it won't cost you a dime to use it on your system. If you run into any problems while using Typhoon, you can email the Typhoon developer for assistance. The Typhoon web site also has more information on how to use this helpful weather widget.
Here's how you can install the Typhoon weather widget in Linux Mint 17:
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apandada1/typhoon
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install typhoon
Charlie Henson has a video on YouTube that walks you through the Typhoon install and then show you how to use and configure it. The video shows Ubuntu as the distro but the install process is the same in Linux Mint.
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