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Questions tagged [conky]

Questions about Conky, the lightweight system monitor application.

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Using conky as screensaver on dual monitors

tl;dr- Added conky to xscreensaver. Doesn't show up on lock screen, but shows up on desktop. I'm trying to create my own screensaver by adding my Conky configuration to xscreensaver. I read the ...
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Conky not display monitored wifi

This shows us the connection with a bar and its power ${font Ubuntu:style=bold:size=9}Redes $hr ${font Ubuntu:style=regular:size=8}Intensidad WIFI $alignr ${wireless_link_qual wlan0}% This shows us ...
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Conky Manager Installation Problem [duplicate]

I've done sudo apt install conky-all cp /etc/conky/conky.conf ~/.conkyrc sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt update and then; sudo apt install conky-manager I get; Reading ...
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How to add space between value and unit in Conky

My Conky currently displays following with ${mem} and ${memmax} variables: Mem: 3.63GiB / 15.2GiB I want it to look like: Mem: 3.63 GiB / 15.2 GiB Is this possible with some configuration?
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Conky text goes black, 18.04, Intel

own_window yes own_window_type normal own_window_class conky-semi own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager own_window_transparent yes own_window_argb_visual yes ...
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Sudden use of memory report change to 100%

I'm pasting the commands I've learned on SuperUser/Unix & Linux Stack help. Is this a common report? I do find that the memory is responsive and available, tho the conky report was reading about ...
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conky manager korean break

I installed conky manager in ubuntu 18.04. and, It pretty worked well and I costomized the color etc. But, Korean Letters are broken. how can I fix it?
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Conky on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

Hey I followed this instruction to display my google calendar on desktop in ubuntu 18.04 https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/11/how-to-embed-google-calendar-on-your.html But nothing happens when I ...
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Conky script logging massive amount of error messages

Ubuntu 18.04, conky 1.10.8. I have an internet radio player application called "Goodvibes" installed. I have a conky "script" (correct term?) running. When Goodvibes is running, but the Goodvibes'...
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Can a conky script display a simple PNG image?

Conky newbie. I have a PNG image of a monthly calendar with transparency. I can't figure out how to write a conky script to simply display this in the middle of my desktop over my wallpaper. I have an ...
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Conky doesn't show calendar on desktop

I have configured conky and gcalcli to display a google calendar on my desktop. My conky configuration file is the following: conky.config = { background = true, update_interval = 1.5, ...
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Why does Conky shift around the screen in Ubuntu Mate 18.04?

I have Conky on Ubuntu Mate 18.04. After cobbling together a script from several others it seems to run ok. The only thing that's odd is Conky, and its elements shift, in a rhythmic fashion, from ...
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Conky goes full screen on auto start, but not when opened regularly

I've got Conky installed on 18.04 and I've been messing around and customizing my config file. I've got it set up and it runs fine. I've got it set up to bind to the right side of my screen which is ...
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How to set only a cpu bar to be transparent in Conky?

I need a transparent bar measure to improve my conky theme visual that's being created by me.Can anyone help me to solve this issue sharing a code for me please?Thanks! :)
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Conky - My SysLog skin is resizing in the top!

I need to put a SysLog skin below of another skin.Then,when I did this I notice that just the top of my SysLog skin is resizing all time! I've tried a lot of changes in the code but the trouble ...
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Conky for Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 LTS

I've had a downgrade on conky to fix the bugs.However,even with a 1.9.0-4 version it don't works as I expected.When I download some skins(the most of them) they don't appear on my desktop,have a bug ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS don't install Conky Manager

I need to install Conky Manager to add themes and change settings to make my own preferences on a desktop screen. However when I type: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt update sudo ...
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How to configure conky in a tmux session?

I want to have a custom footer in my tmux session with conky, my conky config as per conky official recommendation for screen: conky.config = { out_to_x = false, out_to_console = true, ...
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Wayland session on Ubuntu 18.04: why is /usr/bin/Xwayland running?

I'm looking at the Wayland session in Ubuntu 18.04. I've thought that things like conky won't run or won't run properly. So I installed conky (and its dependencies). Then, I ran conky from a terminal....
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how to install conky manager package

I can't get download conky manager package... It's forbidden for me.. I tried to download and remove later but conky window can't remove... I can't remove this part from my screen by uninstalling
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In conky, how to have different update interval to monitor USB memory drive only

I´ve got a question regarding a specific part of a conky-config. I understand that by setting the update_interval parameter to 1.0 the whole conky application updates every second. What I want to ...
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How do I install Google Integrated System Conky on Ubuntu 18.04?

I am trying to install Google Integrated System Conky on my machine. Here is the link which I am following. I have followed the guide step by step. All the file were downloaded and present in my home ...
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Conky fails to run on Xubuntu 18.04

I installed Conky on Xubuntu 18.04. I tried adding it to Session and Startup, but it doesn't start up after login. I then tried running it in the terminal. $ conky conky: error while loading shared ...
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Conky calendar configure problem

I want to configure a calendar and I got little problem. Days in the calendar are set to the left border of the panel. Also, there are strange numbers at the end of the month. I wanted to have days ...
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How to Install Conky Manager?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04, before posting a question here, I have searched a lot on Internet, watched YouTube videos and read all the blogs and tutorials and tried each and everything but nothing works, ...
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Conky network issue on 18.04

So I have heard a lot about conky and wanted to give it a try. I added TeeJee ppa, installed it and downloaded the official theme pack. The problem is, conky is unable to detect network interface. ...
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how to install Conky Manager on Ubuntu 18.04?

Recently I installed Ubuntu 18.04. Installing Conky Manager with these commands failed with "Dependency is not satisfiable: realpath". sudo apt install conky-all cp /etc/conky/conky.conf ~/.conkyrc ...
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Conky manager error install [duplicate]

When I run this command: sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa I get this error. E: The repository 'https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release file. N: ...
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How to install conky-manager on Lubuntu 18.04?

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install conky-manager sudo apt-get install selene It does not work on Lubuntu 18.04. How to install it?
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Conky option/wariable wireless_bitrate

I have enabled option # Line from my config ${color grey}Rate:$color ${wireless_bitrate wlp1s0} in my config. But i noticed that it is not updating properly. Here is screenshot from NetworManager ...
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Conky Variable Configuration Settings? (for graphs)

Is it possible to alternate configuration settings in a single conky coniguration file? The problem I have is that I want visible scales on some graphs, but not all. This involves the ...
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how to make conky true transparent?

There is no true transparency. how can i fix it? # By Jesse_Avalos , See me on Eye Candy Linux_ on Google + #Modified by http://www.NoobsLab.com background yes use_xft yes xftfont Roboto:size=9 ...
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Conky Widget stuck on Desktop

Used sudo apt-get --purge remove package conky sudo apt-get remove conky-all But the widget is still showing on the homescreen.
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Conky own_window_type dock vs desktop

I am having an issue getting Conky to both run and stay in the background. If I set Conky own_window_type ='desktop', it runs behind other windows but opening nautilus will cause it to close. If I ...
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Not able to get colorN to work in conky

I have been trying out different Linux distribution options and it seems Conky has some different configurations between them. So while this conky.conf file worked before, it is no longer working. The ...
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How to get Conky to display VLC data properly

I have a Conky config that gets the output of a python script: #!/usr/bin/python import subprocess import sys import getopt def cmd_output(args, **kwds): kwds.setdefault("stdout", subprocess....
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How do I get the model name of my processor?

I am making a conky config and I want to display the CPU model as one of the stats. For this, I need a command that outputs just the CPU name as a string, for example, "Intel Core i7 7700K". I think ...
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How do I get conky to display the CPU frequency per core in GHz?

I am trying to get Conky to display the CPU frequency per core, but it only displays it for the first one. I know I can get a frequency in MHz, but how would I get it in GHz?
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Conky: why does upspeedgraph look like downspeedgraph when values are different?

I wrote my first conky file recently and have been tweaking it. I added an upspeedgraph and downspeedgraph to my network section. But regardless of the actual up and down speeds, the graphs look ...
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Conky dual screen positioning

I'm using Conky on Ubuntu 17.10 to display system informations on my desktop. My computer has 2 monitors and I would like to move Conky to the 2nd one that is on the right, but I haven't found any ...
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Conky widget looks bad

I'm trying to install Malice-tab-conky, but many errors occur. I already fixed problems with hddtemp, font and missing $endif. Right now it kinda works, but looks something like this: When running ...
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Wrong File System Size in Conky

I installed Conky but it shows wrong size in the file system. I only have an HDD 1T and Conky says I use 8.4G out of 40G. What are those 40G? Why doesn't it says the right size? The configuration for ...
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Conky New Line Problems

I have the following conkyrc use_xft yes xftfont profont:size=8 override_utf8_locale yes update_interval 1 total_run_times 0 own_window yes own_window_type panel own_window_hints undecorated,sticky,...
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Conky network section doesn't report IP or activity

I recently got a refurbished Thinkpad T430s and installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04.3 LTS. One of my customizations was to install conky and download a .conkyrc that gives me a running performance monitor -- ...
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Xubuntu 16 Conky breaks notifications and menus [duplicate]

I am running into an interesting problem that I haven't seen before. Without Conky running, my notification bar works fine. But as soon as I start Conky and click on any icons like sound, or dropbox, ...
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Problem installing conky package - ./configure not found

I am trying to install this package but when I go to the source folder and type ./configure I get bash: ./configure: No such file or directory If I try sh ./configure I get sh: 0: Can't open ./...
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conky transparent

I tried to fix a conky on my desktop but I have small problem in conky background color. I want to change the color background to transparent and I tried so many times and it doesn't fix. Here is a ...
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Conky not working on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS. Today I tried to install conky with the commands: sudo-apt get conky sudo-apt get conky-manager But when I open the manager and select something, it always has the ...
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How to minimize all windows except Conky?

I would like to minimize all open windows with the exception of the Conky app, because the default minimize-all makes Conky info on screen disappear.
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conky-all says it's installing cairo but lua can't find cairo anywhere

I've been trying to get conky to work for awhile now, but I can't seem to make it install cairo properly. What I've done: installed conky-all (sudo apt-get install conky-all) Tried to get a theme ...