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I am running Gnome 3 and am trying to get conky to work. When I just installed and ran conky in terminal, this showed up.


So I googled how to make it look better and I found Conky Colors. I followed this guide and when I ran it, nothing showed up on the screen but conky shows up in the system monitor.

I used this configuration before I installed it

./conky-colors --cairo --theme=elementary --cpu=2 --swap --clock=cairo

Can someone please help me either make it show up again or configure it?

Note: I'm installing conky because screenlets just doesn't look as good as conky colors.

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actually i ran conky -c ~/.conkycolors/conkyrc – ccrama Jan 29 '12 at 21:18
The screenshot you posted, in the terminal, you have the error "invalid configuration file 'home/carlos/conkycolors/conkyrc'" so either the file does not exist or there is a syntax problem. Pastebin the contents of the file. – bodhi.zazen Jan 30 '12 at 4:52
oh! the setup said Congratulations, your configuration is saved bu t when I navigated to it, there was no file! I never would have seen that. Thanks! – ccrama Jan 30 '12 at 23:38
can you post your conky script? – penreturns Sep 27 '12 at 21:01
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. :) – Seth Dec 31 '12 at 1:22

This was solved by re-creating the /home/carlos/.conkycolors/conkyrc configuration file (which was missing for some reason).

See screenshot in question, and bodhi.zazen and ccrama's comments, for details.

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