I installed the new ubuntu 12.04 and i like it very much, but conky is giving me some problems

sometimes it is working normal, and the the next second conky is gone, when i try to restart,

i get this:

$ conky
Conky: desktop window (c00021) is subwindow of root window (15d)
Conky: window type - desktop
Conky: drawing to created window (0x2a00001)
Conky: drawing to double buffer
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

does anyone know what i can do about that

closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, Javier Rivera, Takkat, belacqua, user76204 Nov 7 '12 at 0:35

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This is a known bug in 12.04 and it has to do with your computer's uptime. Please see this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/conky/+bug/1003727 and subscribe to it if you believe you experience the same thing. What you can do is to downgrade conky!


Does conky disappear when you click the desktop? That was the issue I was having. It stopped doing that after I commented out "own_window_type desktop"

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