HOW TO INSTALL COFFEE NEWS & A BEST WEATHER APP IN UBUNTU 16.04
In this article we are going to learn How to install coffee news and a best weather app in Ubuntu 16.04. It’s an open source application which helps to bring the latest worldwide news feeds and also a best weather app which keeps you updated about weather condition by tracking your current location using GeoClue D-Bus service. Coffee weather app takes weather information from DarkSky and takes the latest worldwide news by using the News API provided by newsapi.org. You can select news websites from which you want coffee application to bring latest new for you. Coffee have some famous news websites like BBC Sport, Google News, BBC News and many more.
You can install the coffee news and a best weather app in two ways i.e through PPA repository and also by downloading the .deb package from official website.
Follow the below steps to install coffee news and a best weather app in Ubuntu 16.04
Before start the installation we have to install the official PPA repository for coffee news and a best weather app as it’s not a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. So to install the PPA repository use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:coffee-team/coffee # Install PPA Repository Keep up-to-date with current news and weather with Coffee More info: https://launchpad.net/~coffee-team/+archive/ubuntu/coffee Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmprwd_xgl0/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmprwd_xgl0/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key F67B4FFC from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmprwd_xgl0/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key F67B4FFC: public key "Launchpad PPA for Coffee dev team" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
After installing the PPA repository let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command to take effect.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/coffee-team/coffee/ubuntu xenial InRelease [18.0 kB] Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB] Hit:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/cumulus-team/cumulus/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/coffee-team/coffee/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [632 B] Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/coffee-team/coffee/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages [628 B] Get:8 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB] Get:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/coffee-team/coffee/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en [228 B] Fetched 224 kB in 4s (52.1 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
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Now we are ready to install the coffee news & weather app. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install com.github.nick92.coffee # Install coffee best weather app Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: geoclue-2.0 iio-sensor-proxy libgeoclue-2-0 The following NEW packages will be installed: com.github.nick92.coffee geoclue-2.0 iio-sensor-proxy libgeoclue-2-0 0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 446 not upgraded. Need to get 406 kB of archives. After this operation, 1,127 kB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation
As you can see above we have successfully installed the coffee news and a best weather app. To confirm the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l com.github.nick92.coffee # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii com.github.nick92.coffee 1.1.0~ubuntu16.10 amd64 Keep up with current news and weather with Coffee
Now to open the application just type the command com.github.nick92.coffee on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ com.github.nick92.coffee # Open the coffee best weather app
Coffee Weather Report Snap :
You can also open the application graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the Coffee news app use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r com.github.nick92.coffee # Uninstall the coffee best weather app (Reading database ... 174376 files and directories currently installed.) Removing com.github.nick92.coffee (1.1.0~ubuntu16.10) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for libglib2.0-0:amd64 (2.48.2-0ubuntu1) ...
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