Fun with Übersicht Widgets

Fun with Übersicht Widgets

I am a nerd. I am sure everyone who reads this blog1 is a nerd of some sort.

As such, I traipse around the internet looking for Mac setups and desktop screenshots.

I found a Reddit thread on the r/MacSetups subsreddit and the setup that was posted was absolutely fantastic. Beautiful, clean, large, tech-y.

On his desktops were what seemed to be overlays or widgets. Someone asked him what they were and he mentioned Übersicht Widgets, which I clicked on and found what are some decent widgets.

I tried GeekTool but found it archaic and hard to setup. Übersicht is far easier, and all the code for the widgets are hosted on GitHub.

My Widgets

There are more but it is a bit of a pain to list them. The Übersicht widget site doesn’t have a search mechanism and some of them I found just randomly searching GitHub. When in doubt, search GitHub or just scroll through the website and filter by name, downloads, or date.

My Desktops

What do my desktops look like?

       
LG 4K monitor desktop
       
Main 5K iMac desktop
  1. I don’t update it as much as I should so there’s not many of you. 

  2. Like CARROT Weather only free and slightly obsessed with sex.