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I want my desktop background to look like the Chrome extension, Currently.

Currently, a Google Chrome extension that replaces the New Tab screen with the time, date, and weather.

How would I accomplish this?

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I can give you similar conky script but no 100%. You need to change the font, alignment and icon set.

Result

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Step 1.

Install conky

sudo apt-get install conky

Step 2.

Install conky forecast

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:conky-companions/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install conkyforecast

Step 3.

Save at home folder

Step 4.

Open .conky2 and locate --location=MYXX0006

Replace MYXX0006 with you location code.

You can find your code here

Step 5.

Run your conky

By terminal:

conky -c ~/.conky1
conky -c ~/.conky2

Make startup application

Open startup application

Name : Conky1

Command : conky -p 20 -c ~/.conky1

Name : Conky2

Command : conky -p 20 -c ~/.conky2

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You’ll need to install Conky (available in the Ubuntu Software Center) before beginning

Then look for and install the Conky theme you want. You may not get it exactly as your screen shot shows but the Gotham Conky theme comes close

Browse here for more conky themes on devianart.com

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