I am an applied economist, my main fields of research are Applied Industrial Economics, especially innovation related issues, and Labor Economics. Recently I got interest also in the Economics of Education, for instance in the performance of educational systems.

The following steps have allowed me to configure the UPF digital card and the card reader.

(UPDATE on November 26, 2011: the weather.com site has changed and  I have updated my scripts so that they still work)

Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop. Yesterday, after a question I got in an Ubuntu forum, I decided to install it in my Ubuntu 10.10 desktop and laptop computer. It was not easy and I had to go to different forums posts and links, so I decided to write this post on what I did.