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Alien v1.1.0

Skins that monitor system information
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SilverAzide
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Alien v1.1.0

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Alien
A system monitoring skin for Rainmeter

Inspired by the UI of the Ubiqity AmpliFi Alien WiFi 6 mesh router.

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Features
Main
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  • Shows current time and date.
  • Shows network speed test statistics.
  • Shows network upload/download statistics with graphical chart of inbound and outbound network activity.
  • Shows CPU clock speed and per-core CPU utilization graph for up to 64 logical cores.
  • Shows disk information and activity for up to 3 logical drives (any type).
  • Shows CPU temperature, overall utilitization, and memory usage.
  • Scales to any desired size.
Weather
Tap the clock area to toggle the Weather page. Click the weather icon area to return.
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  • Displays the current weather for any location from The Weather Channel.
  • Displays data in metric or imperial units based on your locale.
  • Conditions translated to your language by The Weather Channel.
  • Shows current location, current temperature, "feels like" temperature, current forecast, forecast high and low temperatures, chance of precipitation, humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed, and wind direction.
  • Shows current sunrise and sunset times.
  • Shows current moonrise and moonset times, moon phase, and description.
Speed Test
Tap the internet speed area to view the Speed Test page.
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  • Shows network speed test statistics and ping time.
  • Shows speed test performance graph.
  • Runs speed tests via speedtest.net (configurable).
Network
Tap the network area to view the Network page.
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  • Shows network upload/download statistics.
  • Indicates network and internet connectivity.
  • Displays network type and name.
  • Displays internal and external IP addresses, network gateway address, WiFi network SSID, and signal strength.
  • Automatically detects and uses the Gadgets NetMonitor service if installed.
Processor
Tap the CPU area to view the Processor page.
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  • Displays processor model and overall CPU utilization.
  • Shows CPU utilization graph.
  • Shows CPU core temperature and fan speed (optional, requires HWiNFO.
  • Shows used, free, and total RAM available.
  • Shows computer uptime.
Drives
Tap the drives area to view the Drives page.
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  • Displays disk read and write statistics.
  • Displays disk throughput graph.
  • Displays disk information for up to 3 logical drives (any type, including network shares).
  • Shows used, free, and total disk space available.
  • Drive space changes color when disks are nearing capacity.
Settings
Tap the settings icon to view the Settings page.
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  • Right-click the skin and select Alien settings from the menu to edit settings manually.

Requirements
  • Rainmeter 4.4.0.3438 or later.
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Version History
1.1.0 - 2021-06-12
  • Corrected severe error in network activity monitoring logic.
  • Corrected issue where clock AM/PM did not change at midnight/noon.
  • Improved speed test ping logic (reported ping time is best of 4 pings).
  • Revised weather temperature appearance for consistency.
1.0.0 - 2021-06-05
  • Initial release.

Attribution
  • Rajdhani font by Indian Type Foundry (indiantypefoundry.com).
  • Material Icons font by Google (fonts.google.com).
  • Roboto Mono Nerd Font by nerdfonts.com.

License
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)


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Re: Alien v1.0.0

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Good-looking skin! Nice work! :thumbup:

The world is going to be disappointed when aliens turn out to not be green! ;-)
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Re: Alien v1.0.0

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eclectic-tech wrote: June 6th, 2021, 8:02 pm Good-looking skin! Nice work! :thumbup:

The world is going to be disappointed when aliens turn out to not be green! ;-)
Thanks! I wanted to do a version with the razor-sharp slavering fangs and acid blood, but it was hard to see the monitor through the dripping slime. Green will have to do for v1.0, I suppose....
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Re: Alien v1.0.0

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Re: Alien v1.1.0

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An update has been released!

1.1.0 - 2021-06-12
  • Corrected severe error in network activity monitoring logic.
  • Corrected issue where clock AM/PM did not change at midnight/noon.
  • Improved speed test ping logic (reported ping time is best of 4 pings).
  • Revised weather temperature appearance for consistency.
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Re: Alien v1.1.0

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Nicely looking and thought out suite. Good job SA! :great:
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Re: Alien v1.1.0

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Active Colors wrote: June 12th, 2021, 8:26 pm Nicely looking and thought out suite. Good job SA! :great:
Thanks AC! Much appreciated!
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