stocks

UUID: stocks@adonut
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1 year ago 2017-10-03, 20:22 UTC
Last commit: [07482421] stocks@adonut: add da.po (#1346)

a simple Stocks ticker for cinnamon

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stocks applet for the Cinnamon desktop.

(inspired by Gnome Shell's stocks extension written by Andrew Miller)


Requirements

- tested and running in cinnamon 2.0.14 

Configuration

- enter the corresponding quotes initials into stocks.list - one each line
- you need to use google's quotes syntax e.g. GOOG RHT - NOT the one from Yahoo
- also exchange initals are allowd e.g.: FRA:DTE

known Issues

- once the stocks-pickup is done, the system might lag for a fraction of a sec
normaly you would not feel it, but if you watch a video it might hick-up... 

Todo

- allow # marks in stocks.list
- add colors
- configuration menu on right mouse button
- enter new quotes interactivly

Changelog:

Version:  0.15

- fixed encoding bug (google delivers in Windows-1252 codepage wich breaks JS UTF-8)   
- added support for non-$ currency symbols

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3 Comments

Visnu Pritom Chowdhury
Running cinnamon version 3.4.6. No configuration menu comes up on right click. It was a nice initiative though. Hope it works. Thanks.
ase1590
ase1590-1 year ago
ignore me, wrong plugin
ase1590
ase1590-1 year ago
This no longer works as of Nov. 10, 2017 since Yahoo changed the API to get stock info.