Questions about Conky, the lightweight system monitor application.

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Does anyone know how to create pretty + cool conky?

Does anyone know how to make pretty cool conky step by step?
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How do I use Conky to monitor my mythtv backend?

I would like to use Conky to monitor a mythtv backend, how can I set this up?
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Help with compiz window borders

I tried to make a small change in my Compiz settings, and set off a whole chain of chaos. I don't like the application switcher that I had, that switched between whole applications on Alt-tab rather ...
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How do I stop icons from blinking in Conky? [closed]

How I can stop blinking conky? I make in my config all what I want - transparent, showing icons above conky, but I cant do nothing with blinking! When I make double_buffer yes conky stop blinking, but ...
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Conky, Show Desktop, Swap & Network Meters, Remove Background

I used conky colors to generate my conky script ConkyRC: http://pastebin.com/cfJ2Zj07 Output: How can I remove the black background? Notice the swap & network meteres does not appear to ...
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Problems with Conky's ${eval}

I'm trying to do something with ${eval} in Conky, but I'm having problems even with a minimal example: ${eval ${exec echo '${font DejaVu Sans Mono :size=6}hey!'}} As far as I understand, I would ...
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Conky window jumps to the top

Occasionally, my Conky window jumps to the top and covers all other windows. The only way to solve it is to kill and restart Conky. This happens at seemingly random times while using Compiz features. ...
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Conky for Google Calendar and Tasks?

Currently, I'm using conky to display a big clock and that helps me a lot. Now, I am thinking it would be really cool if I can get the schedule and task list from Gmail and display them beautifully on ...
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Display NotifyOSD Notifcations in Conky?

I want to display the latest NotifyOSD notification in conky, I can display the entire file with ${execi 30 cat ~/.cache/notify-osd.log} But is it possible to show only the last line of the file? ...
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Why is Conky on top of windows only on boot?

I recently changed my Conky config so that when I 'Show Desktop' Super+D, Conky doesn't also minimize. So I changed own_window_type normal to own_window_type override This worked fine except when I ...
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Removing conky drop shadow

I've started using Conky with 11.04 and want to remove it's drop shadow. I've tried setting any & !(class=Conky) in the Shadow Windows text box of the Window Decoration section. This works. ...
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Unity crashed, how can I report that to developers?

im on ubuntu natty and experiencing some weird random restarts of unity. This started happening after i installed conky and set compiz to remove its shadow. The restarting could possibly be attributed ...
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Tweak Conky Layout via a script

I'm using a script in Conky in order to display my new gmail on my desktop. It works beautifully, but is kind of ugly, and I'm not sure how to fix it. What I've currently got looks like this: And ...
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How to make Conky text semitransparent?

Okay, before you ask me to RTFM, I'll show you a screenshot, and describe my situation: Screenshot This is what I want to get. The screenshot above shows (semitransparent) Conky, but the ...
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Connected wireless connection, but no wlan0. What's causing this?

I'm connecting (to the internet) over a wireless connection (as in, it's already connected), but there's no wlan0. Output produced by ifconfig: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 5c:ff:35:06:9c:b3 ...
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How do I stop icons appearing on the desktop in a particular area?

When I download something to my desktop, or insert a CD or flash drive, the icon appears on my desktop. When I have conky running, the icon sometimes appears in the top right corner, underneath conky; ...
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Possible to automatically display the correct days of the week?

I'd like to tweak my Conky so it automatically displays the days of the week correctly. So for example, if TODAY were Tuesday, it would look like this: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday [etc.] ...
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Conky forecast F C output

Temp: ${execi 3600 conkyForecast --location=01104 --imperial datatype=HT} This what I have and it shows the right temp but it says 25° AF. Any help or hints appreciated And as allways TYAVMIA
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How do I change the font size in Conky?

I was wondering how to change the size of ALL the fonts to a bigger size. Also under cpu usage I have 2 numbers one is white like U want it and the other is green and I can't figure out how to change ...
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How can I prevent maximized windows from overlapping conky window

I run conky in its own window of type "panel". My conkyrc (configuration #1) is pasted below - this was created with the help of the ConkyWizard application and then tweaked to add a few additional ...
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Conky Guides (links)

I want to take a stab at creating my own layouts for conky, but I'm having trouble finding any recent guides. If you know of any, I would be grateful if you could post some links.
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Conky configuration woes

I am having trouble setting up conky to display my google calendar or a basic todo list and various system stats mainly memory and processors activity. I would appreciate the steps to set this up. ...