Yahoo Finance Quotes
Cinnamon Desklet for Yahoo Finance quotes
This desklet is based on the desklet from fthuin. The data retrieval part is adopted to an alternative service url, after the Yahoo Finance community table got retired in May 2017.
- Linux Mint Cinnamon 17 up to 20
- Debian 9 with Cinnamon 3.2
- Manjaro with Cinnamon 3.8
Either follow the installation instructions on Cinnamon spices, or manually download the folder yfquotes@thegli (below "files") and copy the folder and its content to ~/.local/share/cinnamon/desklets/.
Check out the desklet configuration settings, and choose the data refresh period, the list of quotes to show (see also Known Limitations), and quote details to display. The default list contains the Dow 30 companies.
0.5.0 - October 4, 2020
- new setting to color percentage change according to trend. Enabled by default if percentage change is displayed. Courtesy of plaihonen.
- new setting to add Yahoo Finance hyperlink to symbol/quote. Enabled by default if symbol is displayed. Proposed by ngaro.
- new setting to use long version for verbose quote name. Enabled by default if verbose name is displayed. Courtesy of ngaro.
0.4.2 - September 20, 2020
- update translation files with new setting
- extend desklet description for better searchability
0.4.1 - August 18, 2020
- add setting to disable quote name hyperlink
- remove invalid quote symbol from default list
0.4.0 - July 17, 2020
- allow multiple Desklet instances
- add German translation
0.3.0 - June 29, 2020
- add setting to sort quotes list
- update DOW 30 component symbols
- auto-retry in case of connection problem (e.g. TLS handshake)
0.2.0 - May 23, 2018
- show absolute price change amount
- show last trade time/date
- show timestamp of latest data refresh
- add setting to configure rounding rule
- make background transparency configurable
- quote name links to Yahoo Finance details page
- display severe errors such as network failure
- improve error handling
0.1.0 - May 6, 2018
- minor description adjustments in configuration settings
- fix "value "nan" of type 'gfloat' is invalid or out of range for property" errors logged in .xsession-errors
- works (again) with Cinnamon 3.2
0.0.1 - May 4, 2018
- setting to show/hide the currency symbol
- change data retrieval to alternative url from Yahoo Finance
- The quotes list might not be editable using the desklet's configuration dialog (encountered in Cinnamon 3.6 and earlier 3.x versions). As a workaround, export the configuration using the standard desklet settings menu to a (json) file, then edit the file with your favorite text editor, and finally import the configuration file again.
Based on the desklet source code from fthuin.
GNU General Public License v3.0