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November 04, 2020, 04:29:18 AM
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I use BitTab on my Windows desktop and I liked;
1. Its ability to be positioned at the top or bottom of the desktop minus covering or getting covered by other open apps
2. Ability to select coin price from a specific exchange



Unfortunately they only have a Windows app.

My question is that, is there any such alternative app with a linux version?

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November 04, 2020, 10:54:17 AM
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There are some developers that made the plugins but it looks like most of them are no longer maintained (3+ years ago). For example:
https://github.com/hrshadhin/conky-crypto-coins
https://github.com/alexanderepstein/cryptowatch
https://github.com/etherbithq/donut/releases
https://github.com/bluppfisk/coinprice-indicator (looks like it is still updated, at least compared to the others)

I know at least that Conky is an alternative for Rainmeter in Windows, and you can edit the config yourself since the API is probably changed already. You probably want to check https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=256720 too if you use Mint since it looks like the result is more or less the same as your BitTab widget.

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Widget? Sometimes it depends on desktop environment you use. For example, a widget might only available for GNOME desktop environment.

For KDE, there are many cryptocurrency widget available such as https://store.kde.org/p/1200334
For another desktop environment such as Xfce, you might need to install another tools such as Conky before you add widget to Conky.

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You could always write a small script that fetches the price from https://api.coindesk.com/v1/bpi/currentprice.json, put it in your crontab then push the output to notify-send or kdialog or yfiton or conky or use ImageMagick to print the output to your background image or... whatever tool is available for your distro/desktop env

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Thanks everyone for the suggestions I am sure this thread will be useful to me again in the near future. For now, I decided to use Coin Price Indicator which was suggested by @joniboini. It's simple and does exactly what I needed  Smiley

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