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Rainmeter Skins / Cobolt 2.7


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Artist's Note

A collection of skins which meet monitoring needs for your system as well as keeping any eye on news, Instagram and your collection of photos. The full breakdown is below, and many of the skins come in several variants to meet different requirements.

2.7.3: Added Max values to Network meter as requested
2.7.2: Updated LuaCalendar to 4.1.

2.7 brings:

* Windows 8 does not support Aero Blur, skin graphics revised to use Rainmeter's built in graphics functions giving a new, more angular look with subtle graduated tints.
* 6 Core CPU Temperature meter added as requested.
* Volume control and other scrolling functions assigned to new MouseScroll function.
*The usual tweaks & fixes I can't remember!

You need to install current version of Rainmeter which can be found here.

CPU & GPU temperatures are captured by Speedfan which needs to be running in the background.

Analogue & digital Clocks
Analogue & digitalUptime
Battery Meter
Calendar - edit the Holidays.hol file in @Resources to input your own events.
CPU Load
Desktop Search - Bing, Google, IMDb & Wikipedia - also a single variant that combines all four (middle mouse to toggle).
Feedreader 3 feeds, middle mouse button to refresh
Hard drive usage, used/free, capacity, Read/writes. Clicking drive letter opens in Windows Explorer (1 to 3)
Instagram popular image skin, shows 5 from the current list.
Memory (RAM & Swap individually or paired)
Lyrics - separate skin which can be toggled from the media player skin by clicking the musical note or left clicking the skin.
Media player - three versions: full, cover art with pop-up controls and compact with scrolling details. Supports WMP, Winamp, iTunes, Foobar, AIMP, Spotify MediaMonkey and MusicBee - more details here . Clicking on the progress bar will jump to that part of the track.
Network - IOs usage an activity lights.
Processor, 5 variants with options on CPU & Memory usage.
Quotes - a simple text file with words from the wise on your desktop (Middle click Refresh button to edit).
Slideshow - tell it where your pictures are it will do the rest.
Temperatures (1, 2, 4 & 6 Cores CPU, 1-3 GPU)
Volume control - Click on the bar to adjust.
Weather - 1 and 3 day forecasts
Wifi - Hover over for more info
Windows Controls - Shut-down, Restart, Hibernate, Lock, Task Manager, Screen saver, recycle bin & Speedfan.

If you don't use Winamp, then you will need to edit the media player skin - instructions are in the ini file (Right click the player and select "Edit skin"

This suite would not be possible without the help of the many talented people at the Rainmeter forums, which would lead to a VERY long list here.

Credits:
LuaCalendar & Marquee.lua script :devsmurfier:
Readser :devKaelri:


Licensing: the artist has specified that ports and mods are allowed.

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Created by Seahorse
on February 3rd, 2013

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