I used conky colors to generate my conky script
- How can I remove the black background?
- Notice the swap & network meteres does not appear to work?
- Conky dissapears on using "Show Desktop"
You will probably want to define the following properties as follows:
It will perfectly integrate with your desktop. The only downside is that it will give "static" transparency and therefore hide any underlying desktop icons.
Now if you have a compositor, you can even bypass that little problem using these property values:
Lots of other useful info there too!