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Cobolt 2.5



Supeseded by version 2.6 [link]

2.5 brings:

* Updated to reflect changes in Rainmeter 2.3
* Third Media Player skin variant which shows controls & details when you hover mouse.
* Added Speedfan shortcut to launcher as Speedfan refuses to start via Windows StartUp menu.
* Revised all graphs to scroll from Left to Right.
* Fixed issues with first 4 weather icons.
* Too many other minor tweaks & fixes I can't remember!

You need to install Rainmeter (2.3 or better) which can be found here. [link]

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

Analogue Clocks
Analogue Uptime
CPU Load
Desktop Search - Bing, Google, IMDb & Wikipedia - 1 toggle variant that combines all, middle mouse to toggle).
Digital Clock
Digital Uptime
Feedreader 3 feeds, middle mouse button to refresh
Hard drives (1 to 3)
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, coverart & pop-up controls and compact with scrolling details. Pupports WMP, Winamp, iTunes, Foobar, AIMP, Spotify MediaMonkey and MusicBee - more details here. [link] on the progress bar will jump to that part of the track, --> [link]
Processor, 5 variants with options on CPU & Memory usage.
Quotes - a simple text file with words from the wise on your desktop
Slideshow - tell it where your pictures are it will do the rest.
Temperatures (1, 2 & 4 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 talented people at the Rainmeter forums.
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