WVIEW (linux) Instructions for use

  • This is a copy from wview release note


    20.1 Overview


    From the AWEKAS site (http://www.awekas.at/en/index.php):
    "AWEKAS is an acronym for "Automatisches WEtterKArten System" (= automatic
    weather map system) and is, as the name already states, a system which produces
    overview maps from the data from private weather stations. The values are made
    available by the participants on their websites as Text or CSV files and are
    collected by the programme. The process is fully automatic and always provides
    maps with up to date weather situations."


    Simply put, if we provide the properly formatted HTML template to wview, AWEKAS
    will periodically poll the resulting HTML file for data and store it in their
    database for online retrieval.


    20.2 Configure wview to Generate the AWEKAS File


    Copy the appropriate template file (this assumes you have the latest distro HTML
    templates installed in /etc/wview/html):

    If you have a metric setup do the following:
    cp /etc/wview/html/awekas_wl.htx-metric /etc/wview/html/awekas_wl.htx


    Else if you have a US (Imperial) setup do the following:
    cp /etc/wview/html/awekas_wl.htx-us /etc/wview/html/awekas_wl.htx


    Add (or uncomment if already there) this template in /etc/wview/html-templates.conf:
    vi /etc/wview/html-templates.conf

    [Add the following lines or just remove the '#' from awekas_wl.htx if already there]
    [snip]
    ###############################################################################
    ### AWEKAS Data Submission Template
    ###############################################################################


    awekas_wl.htx
    [/snip]


    Restart wview:
    [your_start_script_location]/wview restart


    That's it! Once you have registered with AWEKAS this file should be polled by them
    periodically to update your station data.