Software Setup Download the software per excellent instructions in the user guide wget -qO - http://weewx.com/keys.html | sudo apt-key add - wget -qO - http://weewx.com/apt/weewx.list | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/weewx.list sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install weewx Answer several questions during install: Station Location: The Heights, Houston, Texas Lat/Long: 29.794878, -95.402820 Altitude: 83, foot Station Type: Vantage usb port: /dev/vpro Set up the usb port: sudo touch /dev/vpro sudo gvim /etc/udev/rules.
Personal weather station conversion I have been running wview since June 23, 2012. It has been a reliable workhorse, but it doesn’t appear to be maintained any longer, and it does have a couple of issues. The new, improved open-source product seems to be weewx, so I’m migrating to that one. This is the story of that conversion. Preliminaries I know that my old database has some bad data in it, so the first thing I want to do is figure out where that bad data is, and fix it before I migrate the database.