Questions about Conky, the lightweight system monitor application.

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Conky does not use instructed font with “can't load Xft font” error

conky: can't load Xft font 'Ubuntu:size=8,weight:normal' is the error message which appears in the terminal. use_xft yes is present in the Conky config file. The Conky file can be found here
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Cant change conky font

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and installed Gnome DE 3.18. Then installed conky-manager to customize my desktop. Everything worked well and the only problem now I am facing is changing fonts. I ...
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How to make a program appear on the desktop like conky?

I would like to make a terminal program run and appear on the desktop in the same way that conky does ( or at least a similar). The effect I want to accomplish: Basically conky but with a command ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome Conky does not work right

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu gnome 16.04 and I installed icon and theme and much. Finally I installed conky-manager but it doesn't work correct like this.
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Restore in a new partition

I accidentally installed Ubuntu in a removable hard drive, nay, make that a very old removable hard drive, noisy too, I just installed Ubuntu to fix some problems I couldn't solve on win7, but as I ...
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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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Conky: Use command output for formatting

I'm having an issue with dynamic positioning of images. Basically I made a Conky theme that will move depending on the circumstances. At the bottom of this theme is a process table. I have images ...
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vnstat does not show today statistics in conky

I am using Xubuntu 15.10. My conky does not show the Today statistics anymore. Command vnstat in a terminal produces unreadable characters under day column. Month total is shown. My relevant conky.rc ...
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Conky problem with compiz and mate desktop ubuntu 14.04

Conky has problem with compiz and mate desktop ubuntu 14.04. When I start conky widget , left/right clicking not work in desktop .I change own_window_type normal to own_window_type overridein conkyrc ...
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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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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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(please)conky rings doesn't work “Conky: llua_do_call: function conky_clock_rings execution failed: attempt to call a nil value”

I will start by saying that I configured a conky file and made it work, but when I added lua rings it ran without having to restart, but once I restarted the rings wouldn't start up, I got the error ...
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Any help on installing themes for Conky?

I'm trying to install a theme for Conky, but the instructions are unclear. It says to put .conky-vision-icons and .conkyrc into the ~ directory. But where is ~? I have unhid the folders but there's ...
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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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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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panel/bar run conky

I wanna run a conky in my i3 status bar. Works well with the conkyi3.sh script as status_command: #!/bin/sh echo "{\"version\":1}" echo "[[]" exec conky -c $HOME/.conkyrc and here is my conky: ...
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Conky rss feeds

Attempting to edit my conky to add an RSS feed in. I thought: ${rss http://feeds.bbci.co.uk/news/rss.xml?edition=uk 1 item_titles 10} would work, but all I'm getting as an output is ${rss} Any ...
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Conky: Ubuntu 15.10 my RC's now open with a menu bar

I have been running 14.04 for a long time now and I just built a new work PC that 14.04 wouldn't install on (wouldn't recognize GPU during install). After 15.10 install and getting my conky rc's ...
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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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Anchoring Items in Conky

I am making my first conky setup and I need some help with some positioning. Here is an example line: ${voffset 10} wlan0 (${downspeed wlan0}/s) ${voffset -10}${offset 50}${downspeedgraph wlan0 25} ...
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Conky does not display wireless info

I had a problem with displaying wifi signal strength and IP in conky (though downloaded and uploaded amounts and DL/UP bitrates were getting displayed). I use a Dell Studio 1535 laptop with a broadcom ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ${color1}...
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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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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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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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How to configure Conky to be on one specific viewport/desktop?

I would like Conky to only show up on one viewport/desktop. I did use the Gnome feature to predefine viewports for specific window classes, but this feature does not work for Conky. Even moving it ...
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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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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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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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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 ok,...
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How to get conky to stay on the desktop

I have a conky setup that I've used on a number of desktops (here's the conkyrc). It works fine in Ubuntu Unity, XFCE, Gnome and Openbox, but not Lubuntu (LXDE). The problem is that I cannot get it to ...
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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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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 chromium-...
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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 & Ubuntu - music visualization (music bars)?

I started playing with Conky a few days ago and managed to achieve this: (Note: although I've written it from scratch, I got inspired by this photo, credits to the author for their creativity) As ...