Wview Weather System

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wview Weather System

an application for weather stations.

wview is an application for weather stations. It archives weather data from the station. Generates full html web sites with graphics. ftp/ssh export capability. MySQL/PostgreSQL archiving. International. Weather alarms. Data feed. RSS feed. Features:

  • 24x7x365 reliability.
  • Fast image and HTML/XML file generation.
  • Non-GUI, headless, lightweight (size and resources).
  • Embeddable - can be deployed on low-power embedded systems such as the Linksys NSLU2.
  • Multi-Lingual - HTML/XML templates, labels and text.
  • US (Imperial) or Metric Units - can be easily configured for metric or US units of measure.
  • SQL Storage - archive data may be stored in a relational database (MySQL or PostGreSQL). This does not replace the use of the WLK binary files but is an export-only capability.
  • Remote Upload - web pages and images can be transferred to a remote web server via an ftp or secure ssh process included with wview.
  • Alarms - the wview alarm daemon wvalarmd can be enabled to deliver current conditions to TCP socket clients as a near real-time data feed engine. wvalarmd can also be configured to function as a weather data alarm generator to user specified scripts or binaries.
  • CWOP - can be configured to submit data to CWOP.
  • Wunderground - can be configured to submit data to Wunderground.
  • Awekas - can be configured to submit data to Awekas.
  • Weatherforyou - can be configured to submit data to Weatherforyou.
  • RSS Feeds - processes XML template files and includes a default weather data RSS feed template.


Download version 5.21.7 (stable)
released on 28 May 2014



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License:GPLv2Kelly Hopkins18 December 2008
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Mark S. Teel Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 January 2017.


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