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P I L E U S Suite by livinglightningrod P I L E U S Suite by livinglightningrod
P I L E U S

*pi·le·us
[pahy-lee-uhs, pil-ee-uhs]
plural: pi·le·i
[pahy-lee-ahy, pil-ee-ahy]

–noun
1. Also called cap cloud, scarf cloud. [Meteorology] a small, thin cloud just above or attached to a growing cumulus cloud.
2. a felt skullcap worn by the ancient Romans and Greeks.


For help setting things up, go here: [link]



P I L E U S Suite includes:


***New Additions***
- Rainstaller by ~poiru makes installing the skins, font, and plugin a snap!
- Middle-Click any skin to launch Pileus Variables! Now customizing Pileus is truly a click away.
- New White Icons!
The original 2 sets were painstakingly inverted by ~SKINNYBOX and he graciously gave them up for download, for a total of 4 sets! So be sure to thank him if you like a white Pileus!
The icon size is still adjustable- just edit a single variable. You can still switch between the sets by changing a single variable, too!

- Clocks: Centered or Classic in 12- and 24-hour styles (edit the format in the variables file), and 4 Analog styles
- Notes: solitary and double
- Systems: solitary CPU (including dual), RAM, 4 HDD's, WIFI, and POWER configs, and/or everything in one integrated config
- Launchers: folders and applications
- Weather reader* (thanks to ~Nater43) and a second World Weather reader*
- WinAmp reader/controller
- RSS (thanks to ~saeedakd)
- Crest: a customizable icon you can use to spice up a boring desktop

Not included in this download:
- Gmail Reader: [link] by ~bhast2.
- Itunes Control: [link] by ~archon302.
- Double Gmail readers, RSS mod, Recycle Bin, and tweaked RAM single: [link] by ~EchoingDroplet

Thanks a lot! These are awesome.


*You can find more info on your weather code here: [link]


Code, inspiration, tips, and ideas from:
- ~Nater43, whose encouragement actually started the whole suite idea...
- Enigma: [link] by ~Kaelri
- Myriad Base: [link] by ~AlbinoAsian, who is a totally great guy and has encouraged me a lot.
- Hud Vision by ~mepu
- Elemental: [link] by ~teknoftw
- E-lectric Space: [link] by =Gerguter for the dual CPU monitor.
- ~saeedakd and ~Aly007 pointed out that not every config needs to refresh once a second... hehe...
- ~Nater43 and ~HoudiniTheCat pointed out that pathnames are a little important... *ahem*

Font
- Times New Yorker: [link]

Icons
- Black Paint Splatter: [link]
- Grunge Stamps Textures: [link]


Progress
1. Pileus Clock: [link]
2. Preview 1: [link]
3. Preview 2: [link]
4. Preview 3: [link]
5. Crest screenshot: [link]
6. White & Pink screenshot: [link]


Thank you so much for downloading and using my suite! Remember to fav work that you like and use- it really encourages the creators!

This is my first real attempt, and there's sure to be lots of things I can do better. Please feel free to email me with any questions or critiques- they can help me get better! Also, be sure to check out the Rainmeter forums: [link]


Enjoy! ;) And I'd love to see some screenshots of your personalized Pileus style, like these:
- by *karmat111: [link]
- by ~Azrelia-Rose: [link] [link] [link]
- by ~Red-Steel: [link] [link]
- by ~merindab: [link]
- by ~nbootu: [link]
- by ~SKINNYBOX: [link]
- by ~Dark-Shadw-Alchemist: [link]
- by ~cartapus25: [link]
- by ~iamNOTjoe: [link]
- by ~aryaarya7x: [link]
- by ~shibuindie: [link]
- by ~thephilipboy: [link]
- by ~DrDaRe: [link]
- by ~DevilIsAlive: [link]
- by ~Valkyrie-kun: [link] [link]
- by ~torn-heart-xo: [link]
- by ~LadyKnightOfHollyros: [link]
- by ~DarHan: [link]
- by ~GarOGUm: [link]
- by ~Azeron17: [link]


:iconkaelri::iconalbinoasian::iconteknoftw::iconmepu::iconbhast2::iconskinnybox::iconpoiru::icongerguter::iconlivinglightningrod: | :iconsaeedakd::iconaly007::iconnater43::iconhoudinithecat:


R A I N M E T E R
[link]

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:iconillumanatiprojectz:
IllumanatiProjectZ Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  New Deviant Student Interface Designer
This is very creative and amazing!
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:icondarksarul:
DarkSarul Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
its so beautiful :P'
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:iconky0kushin:
Ky0kushin Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  New Deviant
can some1 explain me how to include the RSS feature?
 i am new to this and dont get it where on the site the RSS link is to find or how i exactly put it in the variables
pls help
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:iconeastorwest21:
eastorwest21 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015
Can u please tell me where to get the wallpaper?
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:iconrapids1:
rapids1 Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
I have a problem with the WIFI widget. It no longer shows my IP and I have grown to like seeing my IP on my desktop. I have went into the files trying to find ways to have it show my IP but to no prevail. I know this is kind of a little late to post this question seeing that this was released many years ago but if there was anyway that you could help me find a way to fix this problem, I would be very grateful.
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:iconshadowfalse:
shadowfalse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
abit new to this , how do i change the font color? :X
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:iconmarcumirage:
MarcuMirage Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
used it here ->> marcumirage.deviantart.com/art…

much thanks for the Suite i love it!
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:iconibex810:
ibex810 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Absolutely adore this suite.  Wife digs as well.  If I can help add in or improve, Please feel free to let me know.
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:iconcombatbowl:
CombatBowl Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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:iconkellian-dark:
Kellian-Dark Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Student Artist
I'm having an aggravating time trying to set up the weather app, I don't suppose you could explain to me how I set it correctly?
I'm not good with coding /at all/ so fiddling with this has been ticking me off quite a bit as a result lol.
A step by step with examples would be /much/ appreciated.
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:iconeborez:
Eborez Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
middle click and go to launchers and change location and name there easy as that
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:iconyangerang:
Yangerang Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Okay I'm writing this with a HUGE THANKS to livinglightningrod for this suite. I have never been on DevianARt before and literally the only reason I made an account was to praise the creator.

It's an amazingly customizable suite and I can't believe the work and effort he put into it.

This thing was made 4 years ago and I'm sure so many people are still using it today. Everything is so well explained and I can just tell the effort the author made into making it customizeable!



My only request now is something in this style for the Music Player (SPOTIFY) - winAMP is kinda old now and also a similar type of format for links?

But yeah Thanks again for everything :D
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:iconautoplay06:
autoplay06 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
Eveything works great except Drive E.... Instead of it, it shows Drive F... any idea hiw to resolve it???
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:iconturq-dorian:
turq-dorian Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional Writer
It gets to 63% extracted and then says "data error, file is broken."
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:iconanima-della-luna:
Anima-Della-Luna Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
This is my first Rainmeter skin, just edited all the text so I can have the application paths launched. It's really really good! :D
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:iconmhdshaha:
Mhdshaha Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013
how to do like the one in the left? that whit blood thing?
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:iconjlaver:
jlaver Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013
Nearly 4 years old and this is still one of the best suites. So easy to customise.
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:iconassassinokarthik:
AssassinoKarthik Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Student Filmographer
Actually its WONDERFUL !! but some the links are REMOVED or missing...
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:iconbelindad:
belindaD Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013
thanks!
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:icon123danyboy:
123danyboy Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013

Where can I find the ''crest'' image whithout the ObjectDock.

Thanks

 

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:icondco23:
dco23 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
Wow :)
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:iconsparrow-1:
Sparrow-1 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
In the applications how do i increase the spacing so that its lengthy???Thank u in prior
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:iconshadow-terror:
Shadow-Terror Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
How can I change the clock font?
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:iconthhor2:
Thhor2 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013
It is a pity there is no LAN (( (wi-fi only)
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:iconthhor2:
Thhor2 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013
SUPER!!!
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:iconkizzuna:
kizZuna Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
dude,I'm SO digging your set of skins,I love it :heart:
but I had this issue :c I edited the pileusvariables.inc for the gmail thing and customize a little,and now this happens [link]
any suggestions? :C
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:iconkizzuna:
kizZuna Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
and uh,same thing occurs with the elegant variant,forgot to mention ):
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:iconxxblack0hawkxx:
xXBlack0HawkXx Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
How do you get the folder and app text to look the kinda murky way that they do? i try to replicate it and cant make it the same.
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:iconpsyche-luang:
Psyche-Luang Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
thx for share (;
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:iconnwadekoko:
NwaDeKoko Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Where do we download?
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:iconpsyche-luang:
Psyche-Luang Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
Look RIGHT, 'download files'
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:iconnwadekoko:
NwaDeKoko Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I found it already :P but thanks anyways
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:iconzikkoua:
zikkoua Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Where is the download link?
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:iconnayshou:
Nayshou Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful
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:iconkrzaczu:
krzaczu Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
BRAAVO!!!!
my ideia [link]
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:icontitan585:
titan585 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
wonderfuuuuuuuuuuuuuuul
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:iconzefiirs000:
zefiirs000 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
So how do I attach my folders to the icons or what? like if I press the "music" icon or whatever, i guess i have to connect it to my music folder, right? (don't feel so smart now)
P.S. the skin is pretty cool though
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:iconteastylz:
TeaStylZ Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
how do i change the color of the fonts?
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:iconomegamanlegend:
OmegaManLegend Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your suite worked out perfect for my desktop inspiration. :D
[link]
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:iconxxmuffy:
xxMuffy Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012
How do I add the splatter thing to an icon?
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:iconhugomiguel1:
hugomiguel1 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
please a link of the wallpapper :D

really cooooool theme
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:iconjabex29:
jabex29 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Student Digital Artist
where can i get the wallpaper?
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:iconmakinomaya:
MakinoMaya Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great skin !
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:iconpookadooka01:
pookadooka01 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012
I cant download it because its a RAR :( pleasssse make it a ZIP
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:iconjayvonswagg:
jayvonswagg Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This theme is fresh.
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:iconnemritsele:
nemritsele Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
awasome thanks
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:icon1ph8:
1ph8 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Like WarLordTulkas, I'd also like to set the CPU meter for quad core. Thanks in advance.
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:iconvoltima:
voltima Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
Wanted to say T H A N k S for putting such effort and work into your skins. I was actually able to follow your instructions within and ended up with one very cool pc. Instructions and notes make a girl, for sure.
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:iconwarlordtulkas:
WarLordTulkas Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
Hi, I love your skin, but how do I set the CPU monitor to show me the four processors that I have?
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