Get a Quick Weather Forecast with a Terminal Command

Get a Quick Weather Forecast with a Terminal Command lifehacker Deadspin Gizmodo Jalopnik Jezebel Kotaku Lifehacker Video index Skillet Two Cents Vitals App directory Gear Get a Quick Weather Forecast with a Terminal Command Thorin Klosowski 2/22/16 1:00pm Filed to: command line command line tips terminal os x windows linux 23 3 Edit Promote Share to Kinja Toggle Conversation tools Go to permalink When it comes to weather forecasts, you have hundreds of options for getting a forecast. But if you prefer to never leave the command line, OS X Daily points out a simple command that’ll snag today’s forecast for you, no extra software required. Advertisement All you’ll need to do is use the finger protocol to ping a server. Open up your command line tool of choice , then type in the following command, substituting your city’s name in place of “city:” finger city@graph.no Advertisement For example, to get the forecast for Los Angeles, you’d type in: finger los_angeles@graph.no With that, you’ll get a daily forecast (it’s currently only available in Celsius though). If you’d prefer a prettier forecast, Wego is much snazzier looking or you can make a quick script that simplifies the information better than graph.no does . GIF Wego Is a Customizable Weather Client for the Terminal Wego Is a Customizable Weather Client for the Terminal Wego Is a Customizable Weather Client for the… Just because you’re a command line power user doesn’t mean you don’t need to know what the weather… Read more Read more Get Weather Reports from the Command Line with finger | OS X Daily Gear from Kinja Deals Portable Battery Packs For Your Laptop Are Finally a Reality What's Your Favorite Lock Box?  Treat Yourself (Or a Loved One) to House Cleaning, Get Up to $100 Back From Amazon Reply 23 replies Leave a reply You may also like Adequate Man The 2016 Hater’s Guide To The Williams-Sonoma Catalog Wednesday 11:45am Deadspin Derek Carr's Pass Did Not Hit A Camera Wire Today 8:09am The Slot The Purge of Government Employees Who Believe in Climate Change Has Begun Today 9:10am Recent from Thorin Klosowski 1 7 354 Lifehacker · Thorin Klosowski Redial the Last Number You Called On iPhone By Just Tapping the Call Button Again 38 minutes ago 2 2.1K Lifehacker · Thorin Klosowski Smarten Up a Cheap Projector With a Raspberry Pi Today 1:00pm 1 10 9.7K Lifehacker · Thorin Klosowski Oversight Monitors Your Mac's Camera and Microphone Access, Alerts You When They're Active Yesterday 1:30pm Share Tweet About Blog Need Help? Content Guide Lifehacker Store Redirecting to the Lifehacker store in Disclaimer: You are leaving a Gizmodo Media Group, LLC website and going to a third party site, which is subject to its own privacy policy and terms of use. Continue Permissions Privacy Terms of Use Advertising Jobs RSS ©2016 Gizmodo Media Group Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.