How To Use Your Own Weather Services API Key With `My Weather Indicator`

My Weather Indicator on top panel + widget`My Weather Indicator` is an Ubuntu AppIndicator which displays the current weather in the top panel. The application comes with many features, including weather forecast, a cool forecast map and even desktop widgets.Because of API limitations, Wunderground and World Weather Online didn’t work properly in My Weather Indicator lately, so a new version has been released recently which allows users to enter their own API keys for these services in the My Weather Indicator preferences.You can continue to use Open Weather Map and Yahoo weather services, which don’t require you to enter an API key, so this isn’t something required to get My Weather Indicator to work, it’s just if you want to use Wunderground or World Weather Online services.This is useful if Yahoo or Open Weather Map don’t work properly for you (no data available for your region, etc.) or if you want an extended forecast – I recommend using World Weather Online because it has a nice 5-day forecast, especially useful if you use one of the My Weather Indicator widgets that displays a forecast.To get your API key, go to the following page:for World Weather Onlinefor WundergroundThen, register, confirm the

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