Questions about Conky, the lightweight system monitor application.

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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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How do I display cpu fanspeed as a graph using conky

I have cpu fanspeed written as ${hwmon 1 fan 1} but I want to display the results as a graph. Much the same way upspeedgraph and downspeedgraph are used to display up and down speeds. How would I go ...
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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 ...
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Set default Japanese font

I'm trying to set the default Japanese font. A while back my default font was UKai but after installing new fonts it changes to something else. I would like to get UKai back as the default Japanese ...
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How to have degrees Celsius in Conky?

I have a very simple conky script with the relevant line being: RAM: $memperc% CPU: $cpu% ${time %a, %d %b} ${time %H:%M} C: ${acpitemp} But I want to put the little degree sign before "C" in C: ...
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Unable to locate package conky-manager [closed]

I want to install conky manager,I use 3 command to install it, sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install conky-manager for the first command, ouput is: ...
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Conky harmattan is surrounded by the previews wallpaper

This is an amazing eye-candy but I'm facing a problem. I installed it in my Ubuntu 13.10 64b but Conky is surrounded by a a black box, but it's not a black box at all is the previews wallpaper I had ...
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Show macchanger info in Conky?

Is there a way to show macchanger info in conky? I wrote a script that changes it on login, but I always double check when I start the computer using macchanger wlan0 -s I would like to show the ...
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conky disappear after moving at desktop - Lubuntu 13.10

I configured conky accord to this tutorial Configure conky-Lua in Ubuntu. I set it starts at the boot. But it always disappears after I click mouse at desktop. I tried all variants as: ...
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why conky and docky doesn't start automatically at lubuntu

I installed Lubuntu 13.10 and want to run installed conky and docky after booting whenever I lunch lubuntu. I installed next: sudo apt-get install xcompmgr Once installed, I put the command to ...
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How to fix: conky disappears after click on desktop or other window?

How to make conky window stay visible after changing the focus, but with desktop icons visible as well?
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doesn't work automation autostart command for conky

I added conky configuration to my autostart application. But this doesn't work after I restarted PC. Here is how looks configuration at setting manager: Here is content of .ConkyWizardLaunch ...
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Rhythmbox and Conky do not work together but they work individually

I'm using hardy-conky on my laptop running 12.10 and on my main PC running saucy 13.10 Neither are able to run Rhythm Box and conky at the same time. I run rhythm box and conky disappears. I close ...
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Conky not displaying image

Conky is not displaying my Image own_window yes own_window_class conky own_window_transparent yes own_window_hints undecorate,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager own_window_argb_visual yes ...
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Folder disappears after renaming it to ''.*Name'' [closed]

I just tried to install a theme for conky but when i follow the instructions and rename the folder ''conky'' to''.conky'' it simply disappears. Even if i turned on show hidden folders. Where is the ...
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Positioning Conky and deleting the black background of Conky

I really like the look Conky should give to my desktop, but it seems to fail to work properly. Conky's window is not transparent, but black. It also is positioned in the top_left position. I want it ...
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Can I customize conky to act differently on a dual display?

I've got Conky set up just the way I like it on my laptop. (That's not entirely true. I might like to tweak it a bit.) but when I plug in my external monitor, I'd like different placement. Is that ...
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How does voffset work in Conky?

I'm trying to tweak a .conkyrc (the weather bit of this one) that includes (not quite) this line: ${image ~/.conky/google-now/images/humidity.png -p 0,155 -s 15x15}${goto 35} SOME STUFF ${voffset ...
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How to get full Conky transparency in KDE 4.11?

On recent versions of KDE (4.10, 4.11 at least), the Conky window does not have a transparent background, despite settings in the .conkyrc file.
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How can I have Rythmbox controls on Xubuntu desktop/Xfce?

In Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, rythmbox basic controls (play,pause, next and previous song) were accessible on the desktop from the sound notification icon. Now I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Xubuntu ...
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Conky Graphs Out of the Graph Border

I'm having a strange issue with Conky.. It's hard to explain but basically the graphs are moving outside of their border. My '.conkyrc' can be found here: http://pastebin.com/nWPVjKJB Does anyone ...
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Conky text overlaps with other text

Some of the text part of conky are overlapping with itself. As you can see in the 3rd bubble form the top "Disks" is hidden under Root, Home, and Date. I want it to look like this: I have ...
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Conky in Gnome 3.10 Shell

I have asked this question over on SuperUser but figured since the question is more Ubuntu-centric I should ask it here as well. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 and recently installed gnome 3.10 on my ...