Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X that displays information on your desktop.

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Autostarting Conky Weird Behaviour

I've set conky to be started after logging in by creating the file conky.sh in /usr/local/bin, and adding the entry conky.sh to the Xfce startup applications list. conky.sh contains the following ...
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Formatting quotes from the fortune to use it with conky

I'm using fortune cookie outputs in my conky script. My fortune output is in the following format: Text1 : Some message including( line break tags, e.g. and comma(,),=,semicolon(;) like ...
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Bind conky to single worksapce

Is it possible to run different conky configuration on different workspaces? I've checked man conky, only to find the desktop directive, but that doesn't work. Conky still runs on all workspaces.
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{exec} cause Conky to stop

I wanted to add mpd informations to my conky and therefore I created a script which role is to get the cover from ID3 tags This script is called using the {exec 'path'} command My probleme is that ...
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Passing custom variable from conky to lua

I am trying to use this rings script to make nice rings appear on my desktop. It allows for customization, addition of more rings, or so it says. How do I feed the output of my python script to these ...
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Conky block padding Archlinux

I'm not sure if my question was discussed lately and that's why create new topic. The problem is that my conk—É widget not looking as I want it to. Because of image size I decided to put it here. My ...
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How can I embed a console app's output into my X11 desktop?

I'd like to view NetHogs output on my desktop. For example, do any Conky or applets on Cinnamon exist, so I don't need to have a terminal open all the time?
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Conky above full screen

I would like to run an instance of conky on top, that is, to always be visible. I tried to use own_window yes own_window_type normal own_window_class conky own_window_transparent no ...
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Plotting data from a text file on the desktop

I want to monitor some simulations I run In a way similar to how text monitor display data. I can easily generate a bunch of text files or image files with the data/plot I want to follow. How can I ...
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Conky top bar that stretches across the whole screen

How does a minimal conky config look like to draw a persistent top bar that stretches horizontally across the entire visible screen?
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Conky max height?

I need to set a maximum height in conky. I'm just wonder why I can set the maximum width but not the maximum height? I just trying to put a little box next to my tint2 panel but it is so hard when I ...