Crypto Coins Ticker

UUID: cryptocoins@pbojan
Last edited:
5 days ago 2018-12-03, 23:57 UTC
Last commit: [3fee2891] cryptocoins@pbojan: Update to v1.2 (#359)

Displays the current price of more than 500+ coins and their daily percent changes. For more updates and news check out the website: http://cryptocurrencyticker.info

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Crypto Currency Ticker (Desklet) for Cinnamon

Cinnamon Desklet that displays the current price of more than 500+ crypto coins and their daily percent changes.

Official website for news and updates: http://cryptocurrencyticker.info/

Desklet screenshot

Usage Help

Installation

To use the Desklet first you need to install it from the Desklets window, steps are below:

  1. Go to your desktop and click the right mouse button
  2. From the menu select the Add Desklets option
  3. Select the tab Available Desklets(online)
  4. Find the Crypto Coins Ticker Desklet, you can use the search bar
  5. Mark it for installation and click the button in the left bottom corner

NOTE: It is also possible to install the Desklet manually by copying the files/cryptocoins@pbojan folder to ~/.local/share/cinnamon/desklets/ but it is recommended to use the steps above to always get the latest version!

Usage

To add the Desklet to your desktop, please follow the steps below:

  1. Select again the Add Desklets option
  2. Find the Crypto Coins Ticker Desklet in the list
  3. Select it and click Add to desktop button

NOTE: You can add up to 10 different instances of the Desklet and select different coins for them!

Configuration

To configure the Desklet, please follow the steps below:

  1. Click the right mouse button while hovering on the Desklet
  2. Select Configure from the menu
  3. The settings menu should appear and you can change the following:
    • Your CoinMarketCap API key (you can get free at https://pro.coinmarketcap.com)
    • What kind of coin to be displayed on the ticker
    • In what currency the price should be displayed
    • The refresh interval when to get new data

NOTE: The ticker refreshes by default every 30 minutes. Every refresh uses one credit per coin ticker, plan you montlhy credits limit accordingly!

Bugs/Feedback

If you find any bugs or stability issues please create an issue here or send an email to p.bojan@live.com.

If you have ideas for new features or improvements please send an email to p.bojan@live.com.

Contribute/Donate

If you want to support the work and maintenance of this crypto Ticker, please consider donating. Every donation is highly appreciated!

BTC: bc1q82zg96fgeenr5ag254lnqt4nn77lzjf5nx9m00
BCH: qq57wcmp7ajgpzgxhme5ldfwwfmkja8qd5mmaf6rlz
LTC: ltc1q362me09lmxfcq6zex6968qsnnq6hz3nhxv4cyr
ETH: 0x1125207ae7d169eb623fa228e5b2c48a6b6482d9

Can't donate but you still want to help? Report a bug or even better solve one or improve this Crypto Ticker by creating a pull request. If you want to add new features please first send an email to p.bojan@live.com and describe your idea.

Credits

  1. The Ticker currently is using the API from: https://coinmarketcap.com/
  2. The icons are from: https://github.com/cjdowner/cryptocurrency-icons

MIT License

Copyright (c) 2018 Bojan Petkovski

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5 Comments

aaroncv3
aaroncv3-7 months ago
Stable.. thank you for that! Adjustable corner radius? or at least the ability to make square corners
Vadim Vitonsky
Vadim Vitonsky-8 months ago
Thank you very much! It is very useful desklet for me, but how to add some cryptocurrensies that is not in current list (for example, KARBO and Pascalcoin)?
Bojan Petkovski
Bojan Petkovski-6 months ago
Hey, thank you for the feedback! I added those two coins and much more (now around 230 coins available). Wait few days until the code is published and just update your desklet.
Dannation
Dannation-10 months ago
Thank you!!! I was really hoping someone made something like this, and it works flawlessly, great work!
Bojan Petkovski
Bojan Petkovski-10 months ago
You are welcome! It is great to see someone else finds this desklet useful.