linux-gravatar

Set your Linux profile picture using gravatar

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linux-gravatar


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Intro

Set your Linux profile picture using gravatar.

Supports Python 2.7+ (including Python 3)

N.B: Only tested on Mint 17 and Ubuntu 14.04, happy for people to try on other Distro and report back.

Dependencies

Ubuntu:

apt-get install python-glade2 python-appindicator

Build/Install/Setup/Run

Clone git repo:

git clone https://github.com/jrosco/linux-gravatar.git

Change directory and run setup:

cd linux-gravatar; sudo python setup.py install

Run application:

/usr/local/bin/linux-gravatar

OR search in your start menu (Should be under category "Other")

Setup your settings:

(img_logo)

  • Click on the linux-gravatar in your trayicon (example shown above)

  • Enter your Gravatar username (not required). Only used to open your profile from the drop-down menu"

  • Enter your email address used to grab the avatar and set the check time (number of minutes between scans)

  • Select Apply

Example:

screenshot

Setting values explained:

The settings file can be found in your home directory ~/.gravatar_settings.cfg

username = "Your Gravatar username (not required). Only used to open your profile from drop-down menu" (Default:None)
email = "The email address used to download your avatar" (Default:None)
check = "The amount of time in seconds to scrape the gravatar url for your avatar" (Default:60.0)
notifications = "Toggle between showing or not showing notification messages in the system tray (Default:True)"
startup = "Not currently used (Default:0)"

Issues

Please report any issues or request here