Questions about Conky, the lightweight system monitor application.

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Conky system info

I am trying to figure out how to get conky to work on Lubuntu 15.10. Does anyone have a tutorial for a complete noob so that I can get it up and running. Regards Killerspec
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Network disabled after update kernel to 3.13.0-77-generic on ubuntu 14.04.1 [duplicate]

my network are disabled after update kernel to 3.13.0-77-generic on ubuntu 14.04.1 (Voyager Live 14.04.1 amd64). After update and reboot Wifi indicator on panel is disappeared and conky on desktop ...
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Conky with gcalcli doesn't give proper calendar format in desktop

I installed gcalcli and conky, and have authenticated gcalcli to google as well. The output of the gcalcli command in conky is, however, completely useless- Compared to the terminal output: Here ...
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Monitoring custom graph in CONKY

How to monitor a custom graph in CONKY. Right now I display the single values of the CPU frequency in GHz: CPU1: ${exec echo "scale=1; $((`cpufreq-info -c 0 -f`)) / 1000 / 1000" | bc | awk '{printf ...
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Wifi doesn't work

I have a big problem. My wifi doesn't work. I'll try to explain the problem the best I can do. I always use my laptop with wifi, since last last week, after a while, the connection drops to zero and ...
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Conky does not work after updating to 15.10

I have a question. Conky has worked well for several years but does not seem to work anymore after updating to Lubuntu 15.10 or Xubuntu 15.10 I have tried several .conkyrc files, from the net no ...
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Problem with conky and Disk usage

I hope that the title is clear. I have this problem: With Disk Usage Analyzer I have this situation As we can see the /home/linofex directory uses about 6 GB. Well, I wrote these lines in a conky ...
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Conky on ubuntu 15.10 shows window decoration

After updating to ubuntu 15.10 conky show window borders and shadows. Any way I can get around it? Here is then content of the theme: ...
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Conky's frame appears randomly

I tweaked the Harmattan Texture conky to create a mix between the comfortable version and the god-mode version. The problem is that at some moments, which I can not anticipate, a black frame, or ...
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No icon and weather showing on conky

My Conky Setup is not showing the icon and weather information. I am running ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS and conky used is bauraturia. See below screenshot: [ When I run conky in terminal I get this: a ...
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conky's gap_x parameter does not work in ubuntu 15.10

I installed conky-all in 15.10 amd64. But the parameter gap_x in .conkyrc does not work. I can not change the value of gap_x to adjust the x coordinate. What is the matter?
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Conky-Manager install issues

I have been trying to install conky manager. At first, the errors were The following packages have unmet dependencies: conky-manager : Depends: libgee-0.8-2 (>= 0.8.3) but it is not ...
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How hard would it be to set up Conky like this?

I'm a newbie to the Linux world and I have gotten my Ubuntu 15.04 all set up last night. I was playing around with some features and since I'm a nerd I decided I wanted to change my log in sound to ...
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After the upgrade to 15.10 Conky disappears when I click desktop

The conky window disappears if I click the desktop (but not in "super+D" (show desktop). I have tried all possible setting. My previously working settings in 15.04 is as follows: own_window_type ...
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Conky window improperly sized for output

I'm using the following conky script, which works just fine...until I remove the comments from lines 43 and/or 44 - which draw a battery icon in my conky window. The question I have is how do I ...
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Conky problem with Xubuntu 15.10

I upgraded to Xubuntu 15.10 and conky doesn't work - here the message from terminal : conky: Syntax error (/home/kesey/.conkyrc:2: unexpected symbol near '#') while reading config file. conky: ...
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conky messing in driver?

Ubuntu 15.10 conky 1.10.0-1 lm_sensors 3.4.0-2 using nct6775 driver with nuvoton mobo chip. With ubuntu 15.04 everything works great, but aftrer upgrade (fresh install) to 15.10 lm_sensors works ...
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SSD temp with conky

I have a problem with conky. I installed hddtemp and my ssd is shown like this: /dev/sda: Crucial_CT120M500SSD1: 39°C now in conky I wrote: ${alignr 10}${color}SSD M500 Crucial 120GB Temp ...
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Character limit on process name?

I notice I can't get much info on processes associated with the chromium browser, whether I am looking at gnome-system-monitor, top, or the like. Any process associated with chromium reads as ...
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How can I get IP address showing from using Conky

I'm just wondering how can I get IP address showing on the desktop from using Conky? Do I need to use conky (sudo apt-get install conky-all) or not? As I haven't done it before. I'm thinking ...
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Geolocation-based weather in Conky

Automatically detect location in Conky I travel to different places for work with my laptop. I would like to see the current weather for the place I am in. Is this possible? There are conky ...
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Overlaping Values in Conky

I have a problem regarding about my conky config. When I run it and observe it for quite a while its values and status overlap each other and I dont know what is happening. Please help. attached ...
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Glances program inside Conky?

I am trying to run Glances inside of a Conky window on my desktop. I have tried variations of ${exec glances} inside the config but that doesn't work.
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Conky - Image, network, and weather not working

I use Ubuntu 15.04 Downloaded Conky-all Followed this guide initially: http://www.tecmint.com/install-conky-in-ubuntu-debian-fedora/ And use this script: ...
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using wget to download xml for conky script won't keep html tags

So I'm trying to setup a conkyrc for weather, using the following script: #!/bin/bash station="KRAP.xml" wdir='/tmp/weather' update_xml() { if [ ! -e "$station" ]; then ...
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Conky copying background from dekstop wallpaper

I have weird problem with conky on all themes. Conky copying background from dekstop wallpaper and set it in a different position. Look at the picture: My .conkyrc file: # Conky settings # ...
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How to make a bash script execute when the battery on my laptop begins charging/discharging?

I have a conky setup that displays my battery level. The problem is, whenever I plug/unplug my laptop from the charger I need to run the conky-startup script to get it to display properly. I find this ...
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Trouble getting Conky to Display Japanese Characters on Xubuntu

I run xubuntu with Openbox and I'm having trouble getting conky to play ball with japanese characters. All of the advice I've found through looking on the internet has been unhelpful and does not seem ...
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How to disable shadows for Ubuntu 15.04 for a certain window class?

How to disable shadows for Ubuntu 15.04 for a certain window class? In Ubuntu < 15.04, you could disable shadows and window decorations for a specific class of windows, using CCSM. For a specific ...
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conky RAM usage - does not show large file in ram disk (tmpfs)

My conkyrc file contains the following: ${color grey}RAM Usage:$color $mem/ $memmax - $memperc% ${membar 4} This shows RAM usage numerical values and a bar, for example "1.01GiB/ 7.79GiB - 13% ...
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is there a conky companion that allows me to read rss feed?

Everything is in the title. just adding more characters to reach the 30 characters mark. I could not find one. There was conkygooglereader but the Google service has ceased.
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Conky won't show weather information

I am using the Harmattan theme. this is how it looks: (On Xubuntu 14.04 LTS release with XFCE 4.12) For some reason the weather info won't show up. ashesh-pc1@A1315IN:~$ Conky: desktop window ...
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Conky disappear on desktop [duplicate]

I have one conky config that appears on the desktop as it should. However, if I want to switch to see the desktop (Windows + d), that will minimise all windows AND conky too :-\ If I switch to ...
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Docky compatibility issues

I am experiencing issues that seem to come from Docky itself. When I install docky, my conky config disappears instantly when I maximise any window (firefox, terminal etc...), it won't maximise to ...
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How to change the name displayed in conky?

I have set a infinity conky theme but am helpless in changing the name that comes in the left bottom corner since it is of its developer.but i want to make it more personalized thus can you please ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Conky graphs buffer overflow

Installed a fresh Xubuntu 15.04. However my conky config, wich is working fine in Ubuntu 14.04 and other distros, crashes with a buffer overflow. When I comment out diskiograph_read, _write, ...
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Why would Ctrl-Alt-D kill conky?

When I use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+D to bring up the file manager, I lose my conky window. Why would this happen?
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Conky text overwriting itself with no erasure

So I set: own_window_type override ...and that solves the disappearing widgets caused by clicking on the desktop after having hit the "Show Desktop" button. It's the only thing that works so far, ...
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Conky widgets disappear when I click “show desktop” [duplicate]

So the "Show Desktop" button, which I think is a tweak, in the Panel on the left... when I click it, it clears my desktop alrighty but all of my conky widgets disappear. How do I get them back? Can I ...
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What is meant by “put the file in your path” [duplicate]

I am little confused about an instruction I came across. It stated "put the file in your path". I interpreted that as to add PATH=$PATH:'~/.conkystart' to my ~/.bashrc. The file is ~/.conkystart ...
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Conky appear embossed on all windows not the wallpper

I am new to the use of conky, I have installed conky and conky-infinity and pointed to the required directories and files and yet after rebook Conky appear embossed on all windows not the wallpaper as ...
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Is conky.desktop default

Recently I've installed Conky Harmattan themes. My computer is slow so wanted to check startup applications. After giving the following commands in terminal /home/cam# cd .config/autostart ...
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Desktop folders not visible after messing with ccsm

I'm using ubuntu 14.04.I've installed a emerald theme.In ccsm in windows decoration tab instead of emerald i've used emerald --replace The next time i boot i've only wallpaper and cursor. I've ...
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Getting Conky to run?

I am running xubuntu 12.04 and was wondering how to make conky run, and how to configure it how I like. Is there a GUI to do this or is there a config file I need to edit? To install I ran sudo ...
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Conky - Command Output Display Limited to 256 Bytes 'tail -n20 logfile.txt'

I am trying to display the contents of a large log file on the desktop using conky. I would like the 'window' to occupy the upper half of the desktop, and show the 20 most recent lines. I use the ...
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conky weather forecast isn't working

I'm new here. I'm using Kubuntu 14.10 - and here's my first question: I'm running conky; the only thing that is not working is the weather forecast. Conky is telling me: "city not found" (the code ist ...
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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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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. ...