Keep an eye on what is happening on your machine and in the World.

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At a Glance

Übersicht lets you run system commands and display their output on your desktop in little containers, called widgets. Widgets are written using HTML5, which means they

The following screenshots give you a glimpse of Übersicht in action:

Rolling your own

Widgets are written in CoffeeScript or plain JavaScript. A minimal widget, written in CoffeeScript looks like this:

  command: "echo Hello World!"

  refreshFrequency: 5000 # ms

  render: (output) ->
    "<h1>#{output}</h1>"

  style: """
    left: 20px
    top: 20px
    color: #fff
  """

What's Next

Please visit the GitHub page for the full documentation or to report an issue.

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