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by phirephly
Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Prowl
Topic: Experimental NWS Alert Service
Replies: 0
Views: 3177

Experimental NWS Alert Service

I liked Acrollet's national weather service cron job so much I thought I would try and improve it. I first rewrote it as a static script which is a little easier to understand , but that wasn't nearly convoluted enough. I now present to you a web-form based subscription system such that you can easi...
by phirephly
Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Prowl
Topic: Feature Request: Per API KEY preferences
Replies: 3
Views: 4930

Re: Feature Request: Per API KEY preferences

I think the simplest solution would be to simply have the less important alerts be a -1 or -2 priority, and just set their alerts to "none" when you're not interested in them. Maybe locally scheduling alert profiles would solve the issue, but I agree that that would get very complicated fo...
by phirephly
Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:58 am
Forum: Prowl
Topic: what are people doing with custom notifications?
Replies: 66
Views: 118815

Re: what are people doing with custom notifications?

I'm using this little one-liner in my crontab to give me severe weather alerts. (pulling from weather.gov's rss) */30 * * * * mv /tmp/exweath_new.txt /tmp/exweath_old.txt; curl -s http://www.weather.gov/alerts-beta/wwaatmget.php?x=TXZ103|grep '<summary>'|awk -F'\.\.\.' '{print $2}' > /tmp/exweath_n...
by phirephly
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: Prowl
Topic: Managed to get Prowl working on WRT54GL
Replies: 0
Views: 3086

Managed to get Prowl working on WRT54GL

If anyone else has tried, you've probably found that the busybox environment on WRT54GL routers (and most other embedded devices) is too brain dead to use wget or curl alone to post messages. It took more effort than I really want to admit, but I finally got it working: http://kennethfinnegan.blogsp...

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