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?
Open your conkyrc file with
made the changes for the following lines
own_window yes own_window_class Conky own_window_type normal own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager own_window_transparent yes
Then kill your conky and try again launching.
let us know if any issues.
also seems to work, but omits the window border et. al. present if you use
The important thing is that somehow either one does prevent the conky window from being covered by the desktop.
When you do a File Save on .conkyrc then conky will reload without need of a formal kill and restart.
I tried every option for
own_window_type to get Conky to persist on my desktop, all to no avail. I finally found that setting
in .conkyrc and making sure to not autostart conky with the
-d flag did the trick once and for all.