Questions about Conky, the lightweight system monitor application.

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conky manager widget disappears after restart

I am using Conky Manager and using couple of default themes for it. The themes works fine. But when I restart the computer the widget in those themes disappears. I have to restart the theme from ...
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How to use a variable inside a variable in conky

I have a file when the line 15 has the full path to an icon. That said, I want to display that icon using the ${image} variable: ${image myImage.png -p 0,10 -s 50x50} To get the line value, I would ...
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Disappearing Conky

Every time I launch my conky, and I click anywhere on the desktop, it disappears, and I have to keep relaunching it, does anyone have a solution?
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Conky not working

I started conky with conky & and the output is: Conky: desktop window (120008e) is subwindow of root window (9d) Conky: window type - override Conky: drawing to created window (0x3400001) X Error ...
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My conky appears to stack upon itself

I recently downloaded Conky and I'm very satisfied with it however there is one issue that I cannot seem to figure out. My conky appears to stack upon itself, and it looks very distorted and weird. ...
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Caps-lock indication with conky

I have laptop without Caps Lock indicator. I'd like to have this indicator in conky. Which conky option can help me to get status of Caps-Lock? OS: Xubuntu 12.04. Conky 1.8.1
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Why does Conky superpose system data when updating its output?

I was trying to set up a set of conkyrc files that I downloaded from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naZWkAWTDLU. It worked just fine, except for an issue I encountered which I don't know how to fix. ...
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Conky new text overlap with an old text

My problem is best to be describe using picture : Edit 1 : Here is the link to the picture, http://i.stack.imgur.com/KWEmQ.png As you can see in Process Name and and my wifi infos, the text will ...
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Windows not maximizing correctly, Conky suspected

Any program that I open is disregarding both the launcher and the panel when maximized. Attached are screenshots of firefox, gedit, and gnome-terminal after typing ls /. I have had Conky ...
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Nvidia GPU temperature shown twice in conky

My problem is, that in Ubuntu 14.10 the old ${nvidia temp} code is not working, I use this code instead: ${execi 60 nvidia-settings -query GPUCoreTemp | perl -ne 'print $1 if /GPUCoreTemp.*?: ...
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Tracking WiFi Uptime (pref. Conky)

I was wondering if anyone knows how I can possibly record the uptime of my Wifi connection so far, as I am having problems with it. Bonus Points: + 1 Let me know the moment it goes down + 10 Code ...
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How do i get the following scripts to work for Conky?

I've already learned how to do basic Conky set ups, but I'm very interested in getting the following one on my system; however, I can't clearly understand how to set this up. Can anyone give me ...
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How to get conky work even in lock screen?

As the question goes, is there a way to get conky work even when is the system is locked?
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X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) when runing Conky

When Trying to run conky with a custom configuration I get the following output: X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) Major opcode of failed request: 55 (X_CreateGC) ...
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install conky, configure:error:required header(s) not found

I am trying to install:http://sourceforge.net/projects/conky/files/conky/ But when I do ./configure I get: configure:error:required header(s) not found. What to do?
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Conky How to make Changing sentences?

I am wanting to make in conky, motivational sentences that change every hour, the sentences I could store in a text, I'm not sure how to go about it
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Conky Harmattan isn't displayed after launch

I've just downloaded Conky Harmattan, and followed the instructions for the installation, on my Ubuntu 14.04 Unity Desktop. After launch (that is: conky), conky isn't displayed at all. I've ...
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How to exclude conky from the “Large Text” option in Universal Access

EDIT OF 23 DEC 2014 As you can see in the screenshot, the text and the graphs in my conky don't fit: the CPU graph has no text, the RAM one says CPU, and so on. Also, the date does not appear ...
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I don't know what went wrong during the installation of my Conky, maybe you could help me

So today I reinstalled my Conky (theme), but something went wrong or I don't know. I'm using Harmattan conky. It has 4 modes and till today I used one which only showed the weather. Today I wanted to ...
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Conky transparancy and refresh issue

I recently upgraded from 12.04 tot 14.04, gnome flashback Compiz. Conky tranparant behaves abnormally now and I can't fix it. Transparency turned off, conky acts normally. Transparency turned on, it ...
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I installed conky and I have few questions

So I just installed Conky, configured it in Terminal while it was almost finished. I set location, it's using the metric system, so it's really cool. But I have few questions: Am I able to use 2 ...
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Help with xdotool

I'm trying to make Conky work with Lubuntu using xdotool. xdotool search --class "Pcmanfm" behave %2 focus windowraise $(xdotool search --class "Conky") I get an error: xdotool: Unknown command: ...
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Conky widgets are not working

I installed conky-manager from ppa and many widgets aren't working. Actually only all in one circle widget (my-wehather indicator) is working... In Unity, just select one more widget besides "all in ...
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Conky does not show cpu temp

I am trying to use conky to minitor my system but it is not showing CPU temperature, lm-sensors, hddtemp are installed, I answered yes to all questions running sensors-detect and at the end it shows: ...
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Raise all windows with a specific title

I'm trying to find a way to raise all the windows that have one, specific title. For example, I have two windows named superconky (yes, you guessed it, I'm trying to get conky running in lubuntu). I ...
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How do I start conky when ubuntu starts up? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and installed the Conky system monitor, and start it with the conky command. I added this code on startup-applications but nothing works. How do I start conky when my Ubuntu ...
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How to control specific location of Conky

I've got Conky installed via Conky Manager and I'm running the Gotham theme. It looks great and I is really useful, but I've run into an issue. It covers part of my background, making part of the ...
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Reproduction of a conky effect

How to reproduce this beautiful conky effect ? Any brilliant idea, please ? Thanks a lot!
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I need someone to go through my conky scripts and correct my mistakes

I modified some conky scripts that I downloaded online. I cant quite figure out how to make the rss feed run. I tried two methods to get the rss feed - the rss command in conky (used in dinamalar ...
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Harmattan Conky on 14.04 with Variety wallpaper, Conky border stays as old wallpaper

It seems like this would be a common problem, yet I don't see any mention of it. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04/Unity. I have Variety installed and set to change the desktop image every 10 minutes. The 1st ...
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How to add the town name to the conky Harmattan configuration?

The conky configuration Harmattan displays information about the current state of the weather but it does not display the name of the city that the weather refers to. How can I add the name of the ...
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Conky taking focus off ubuntu desktop (14.04)

Whenever I close all of any open windows, the Ubuntu Desktop is not brought back into focus and the title bar stays blank. Due to this, the key combos, the power key, the media keys dont work. I ...
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Xubuntu: conky runs multiple instances at boot

I have a .conkyrc file in my ~/ directory. Conky seems to run of its own accord upon starting my session - and it does so with 2 or more instances, all directly laid on top of one another. And often ...
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conky not showing

Today I've installed conky and gcalcli to create a background which shows my gmail agenda, but when I try to start conky I get the following error: Conky: desktop window (2e0000a) is subwindow of ...
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How do I get a sensors output in conky?

I am trying to use conky to display my sensors output but have no idea where to start. I've seen other scripts and they dont make any seance to me. I've tried a few scripts here and there but none ...
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Why is my conky shown above other windows?

My conky is running in the foreground =( Does anybody know how to fix it? I am running trusty tahir.
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Does any Conky theme make notes like tomboy notes, Xpad visible?

As the title says, are their any themes which display text from tomboy,Xpad or gedit? or is their any file where I can edit to add text?
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activate click through mode on conky

Is it possible to use Conky theme as click through on desktop ?. i can use Conky as transparent. but i can't directly access files on desktop because can't click through it. Any idea ?. thanks.
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Conky theme error when window maximize

when i run a conky theme it start normally and after maximizing document/window or any file theme look like a mess. theme don't display any errors on terminal. can anyone help me.
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Unable to install vlc via command line

I am trying to install vlc media player via terminal but its not working.I am using Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit.Please help. here's what I did: sudo apt-get install vlc [sudo] password for amol: Reading ...
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GPU temp in conky

How do mesure gpu temp in conky. Found this code: ${voffset 7}${goto 40}${voffset -4}Gpu: ${font Droid Sans:style=Bold:size=8}${execi 60 nvidia-settings -query GPUCoreTemp | perl -ne 'print $1 if ...
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Can Conky be on top of a fullscreen window?

I run Ubuntu 13.10 with cinnamon as the window manager. I like to play my games in fullscreen when I can, but I also would like to see the system cpu/mem usage as well. I don't want to use a GL-Ingect ...
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Why isn't conky working right in Unity desktop?

First of all, my desktop environment is unity. I am using it with 14.04 OS(with all recent updates). I recently installed infinity conky. I installed and followed all the instructions correctly in the ...
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Does conky work with Mir? [duplicate]

The Homepage of conky(and almost every definition for conky) state that Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop. So does conky work on ...
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How do I correct these errors so that I can install conky? ( my weather is installed ok )

dpkg: warning: files list file for package my-weather-indicator' missing, assuming package has no files currently installed. (Reading database ... 95%dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files ...
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Conky does not starting automatically after boot

In start up applications I already given a command to start Conky automatically after boot.But it does not starting after boot automatically.I have to manually start it every time.Please help.
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Attempting to run conky w/ mod of conkyrc_lunatico theme called conkyrc_seamod. Help

Okay so I have put the necessary files into a .conky folder in my home directory. When I type in the following command I get the response that proceeds the command: $ conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_seamod ...
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Conky black background on Unity

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 (and 14.04 on another computer) with Unity. Conky doesn't work like I expect. This is my config: alignment top_right background yes border_inner_margin 0 border_width 0 ...
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Two instances of Conky keeps flickering

I would like to have two instances of conky running om my screen (possibly three later on) as I would like to show statistics from my two Raspberry Pi's. I'm running Xubuntu/XFCE4 by the way :) I ...
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Is there a synapse like search bar as a desktop widget for Gnome desktop fallback mode?

I want to add a fixed desktop widget to my gnome fallback desktop. The widget should simply have a search bar and below it, options to search where. I don't want to hit any key for it to start. It ...