Crystal Monitor

Plasma 4 Widgets

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): Add the source-code for this project on opencode.net

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Description:

CrystalMonitor 9 is free open-source SuperKaramba plasmoid. It provides many useful functions - info about your computer configuration.

Last but not least it's translated to 7 languages (see nastavitveniK bellow) and thanks to SuperKaramba great structure it's fully skinable and partially configurable with the utility nastavitveniK.

If you want to support developing of this program, you can translate it (for manuals contact me) or make donation via PayPal instead (see donate button bellow).

For installation manuals take a look at Knowledge Base tab.

Some TO-DOs:
*update Debian, Ubuntu and openSuSE (+ Mandriva, Fedora) packages
*publish cm2deb, cm2rpm scripts


If you have questions, please prefer using the Knowledge Base tab


Please download it...
or visit site
Enjoy...

Mihael Simonič
smihael@gmail.com
Last changelog:

9 years ago

8th June 2010 | CrystalMonitor 10 a.k.a. Phoenix announced
* I decided to bring some life to my most-successful project
* the final SuperKaramba-based version (to be released in 2 weeks) will be fully customizable/translatable via web interface which will generate installable SuperKaramba package
* further versions will be Python Plasmoid scripts

5th September 2009 - PROJECT IS DISCONTINUED! Version 9.0.3 is the probably last in long history of Crystal Monitor. It may continue with a native plasmoid...

26th June 2009 | nastavitveniK 0.3
* network interface selector
* mirror script improvements
* Bulgarian translation by Anglel Angelov

26th June 2009 | CrystalMonitor 9.0.3
* added sensor for external IP
* Bulgarian translation by Anglel Angelov

1st June 2009 | nastavitveniK 0.1
* Merge of sKiner and loKalizer; option to launch older versions; an early preview of font selection dialog

1st June 2009 | sKiner 0.3
* A possibility to select .tar.gz

31st May 2009 | Version 9.0.1
* Small maintenance fixs
* Major update of sKiner

Full changelog
http://odprtakoda.tuxfamily.org/node/45

efg

6 years ago

adapted for use in 2013
http://kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=156444

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Duber

9 years ago

Now I discover this amazing application its discontinued :'(

Reconsider it ! and thanks for your work ^^

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smihael

9 years ago

Thank you for your support.

BTW: a big surprise named kisiK is planned :)

uncovering some main ideas:
http://notebook.zoho.com/nb/public/smihael/book/254432000000004853?nocover=true

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smihael

10 years ago

Aug 24 2005 - Sep 5 2009

R.I.P, dear CrystalMonitor.

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cfigura

10 years ago

I just installed the latest version, and when I tried adding it to the desktop/dashboard, I get an error message:
Could not locate the sk_cm901x package required for the CrystalMonitor

I'm currently running KDE4.3, is this the problem, or is there something else wrong?

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smihael

10 years ago

Yeah... known issue. Well in fact it's yet another plasma-related Kubuntu bug ... I'm sorry.

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smihael

10 years ago

... is comming!

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smihael

10 years ago

nastavitveniK (visit CrystalMonitor's webpage) is next generation of both sKiner and loKalizer. It is universal utility for changing CrystalMonitor skins, applying new fonts, rolling back to old versions, and many more in the future :)

Currently I'm looking for new translations. Serbo-Croatian is already on the way. English, French (thanks to: Adrien Futschi), German, Italian (thanks to: Arnaud Yviquel), Polish (thanks to: Ines Zgonc), Slovene and Spanish (thanks to: Diego Agulló Falcó) translations still exist, but they need some updates. If you are interested in translating CrystalMonitor, you can contact me via my profile.


read more: http://smihael.blogspot.com/2009/06/nastavitvenik-01.html

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kurgan

10 years ago

If anyone has trouble with CPU model and speed info, here is how I fixed mine. The "line" command in newer versions of util-linux-ng is deprecated. Replacing all instances of "line 1" with "head -n 1" in Crystal.theme fixed my issues.

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smihael

10 years ago

Thanks...

I'll publish maintenance release...

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spiechu

10 years ago

Hi

I got old fashion Celeron 2.8 Ghz on Asus P4PE motherboard.
Currently CM9 displays always 1.C on CPU Temp field.

I've tried to do some testing in terminal:
sensors | grep Core0| cut -f2 -d+ | cut -c -6
display nothing
sensors | grep "CPU Temp"
display
CPU Temp (Intel): +44.0°C (high = +100.0°C, hyst = +90.0°C)
CPU Temp (AMD): +25.0°C (high = +80.0°C, hyst = +75.0°C)

When I modify command to
sensors | grep "CPU Temp (Intel)"| cut -f2 -d+ | cut -c -7
I got
43.0°C

I've tried to modify the whole crystal.theme according to instructions on previous comments, but when I do that, CPU Temp is blank :-(
Modified Command on crystal.theme is
sensors | grep "CPU Temp (Intel)"| cut -f2 -d+ | cut -c -3| sed 's/.$/°C,/g' | sed -e :a -e '$!N;s/\n/ /;ta' -e 'P;D' | sed -e 's/,$//'
When I type it in terminal, it displays 47°C , but CM9 not.
What am I doing wrong?

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smihael

10 years ago

Can you contact me via e-mail for details (kde-look.org commenting system inserts some apostrophes, and that isn't good for debugging, I guess).

Basicly I know where the problem is:
SuperKaramba allows only one program to be excluded, so you have to pack more commands in one big one-line command.

I'll send you version for your processor.

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Musikolo

10 years ago

Hi,

your monitor looks really cool as it has "all you need". The only problem I have found is that there was no CPU temperature shown. When I type 'sensors' in a console, I get this:

...
M/B Temp: +30.0°C (low = +127.0°C, high = +127.0°C) sensor = transistor
CPU Temp: +39.0°C (low = +127.0°C, high = +127.0°C) sensor = transistor
...

By the way, would it be much if I ask you for adding mother board temp?

Regards! :-)

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smihael

10 years ago

Hi! Thanks for using CM.

It is very easy to configure theme.
Rename cm811.skz to cm811.zip and extract it into new folder.

Open Kwrite and press F11 key to show line numbers - jump to line 58. Change value to "Motherboard temperature" or something like that.
Now go to line 59 and replace "Core0" with "M/B" without quotes of course.

Edit maindata.xml in kwrite and change name from CM 8.1.1 to something other...

Go to the folder where files are extracted and do this:
- press F4 (in Dolphin to show terminal emulator)
- type: "zip -r * cm811mb.skz && exit" and press enter

This is all! Now install package as normal.

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Musikolo

10 years ago

Hi,

I have done what said and it's now working great and the way I like it.

Besides, I think you could do your monitor more functional by doing next:

Replace your code:

sensors | grep Core0

for

sensors | grep "Core0\|CPU"

You could even consider using next for insensitive case filtering:

sensors | grep -i "core0\|cpu"

I hope it helps! :-)

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smihael

10 years ago

I'm sorry but I cant include this improvement into new version, because I added multi core functionality which conflict with this.

I can still prepare package only for you or better include it to crystal9+ package.

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chichovoto

11 years ago

A've created a new theme of your artwork.
You can check it here:
http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Crystal+Monitor?content=28165
If you like it you can add link to download it.
If you want to cantact with me:
Skype: lodaka1
I guess the best way is to add it as a theme in the main Crystal Monitor.
Cheers.

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joethefox

11 years ago

Yes, I like it (even if it is a bit too big for my taste) but I think it's a superkaramba theme, not a plasmoid binary...

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smihael

11 years ago

Yes I know that. But works corrects only if is runned inside plasma (background, resizing, icons).

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mma8x

11 years ago

is there a way to change the network traffic monitoring to a different interface? monitoring eth0 isn't much use when i'm using wlan0...

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smihael

11 years ago

Yeah there are some ways to do this...

I made small tutorial for you. Just follow it and all the magic is done.

http://smihael.blogspot.com/2008/11/how-to-displaying-wlan0-trafic-insteand.html

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heartburnkid

11 years ago

I'm having a problem getting this plasmoid to work properly; it just shows a tiny black circle, and there are no right-click options. Help?

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heartburnkid

11 years ago

Probably should mention, I'm using Kubuntu 8.10

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hellblade

11 years ago

Me too. I just upgraded from 8.04 and installed the deb from this page.
The circle is just a very small empty plasmoid. Try resizing it.
Also there is no configuration button on it.

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smihael

11 years ago

Here is the way how I generate .deb and .rpm:

http://smihael.bplaced.net/downloads/Skripte/cm2deb

Problem is probably in the wrong install places (maybe SuperKaramba powered plasmoids are only for one user mode). Maybe one of plasma geeks can resolve this in a minute :-).

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9 years ago

8th June 2010 | CrystalMonitor 10 a.k.a. Phoenix announced
* I decided to bring some life to my most-successful project
* the final SuperKaramba-based version (to be released in 2 weeks) will be fully customizable/translatable via web interface which will generate installable SuperKaramba package
* further versions will be Python Plasmoid scripts

5th September 2009 - PROJECT IS DISCONTINUED! Version 9.0.3 is the probably last in long history of Crystal Monitor. It may continue with a native plasmoid...

26th June 2009 | nastavitveniK 0.3
* network interface selector
* mirror script improvements
* Bulgarian translation by Anglel Angelov

26th June 2009 | CrystalMonitor 9.0.3
* added sensor for external IP
* Bulgarian translation by Anglel Angelov

1st June 2009 | nastavitveniK 0.1
* Merge of sKiner and loKalizer; option to launch older versions; an early preview of font selection dialog

1st June 2009 | sKiner 0.3
* A possibility to select .tar.gz

31st May 2009 | Version 9.0.1
* Small maintenance fixs
* Major update of sKiner

Full changelog
http://odprtakoda.tuxfamily.org/node/45

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