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This works in Lubuntu 14.10 own_window yes own_window_hints undecorated,below,skip_taskbar background no own_window_transparent yes


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I've done tons of research on this myself and it seems there are very few workarounds and even fewer that work well: You could set conky to a dock or panel window. You can set it to a normal window and just avoid using the show desktop plugin/keybind. I even tried using the -w argument for conky to get it to draw to the fake desktop/PCManFM window, but ...


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I've done tons of research on this myself and it seems there are very few workarounds and even fewer that work well. You could set conky to a dock or panel window. You can set it to a normal window and just avoid using the show desktop plugin/keybind. I even used the -w argument for conky to get it to draw to the fake desktop/PCManFM window, but that ...


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The problem with using conky with LXDE is that PCManFM handles the desktop in a way unlike any other desktop. LXDE is essentially Openbox with a desktop layered on by the file manager (pcmanfm) if you removed pcmanfm in favor of another file manager, you would no longer have LXDE, you'd essentially have Openbox with the LXDE panel. How is this relevant? ...


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{color ffff00}${exec xset q | grep "Caps Lock: on" | awk '{print $4}'}${color} works for me. Please note that having too many exec in your Conky could increase demand on your system resources. Also, how soon you see "on" depends on the frequency of updating. In other words, it will depend on the value you have set. I update every two seconds: ...


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In the .conkyrc file, the problem is where the line own_window_type is set to override. There are five possible values for this: desktop, override, dock, panel, and normal. The override mode causes drawing on top of itself when it updates (I have also experienced this). AFAIK, none of the other modes will do this, but certain modes don't play nice with ...



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