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Script to give back highest and lowest cpu temp

I was recently trying to install conky with a custom config, and I wanted a feature that seems to not extst, or at least, as google tells me. I've wrote a simple bash script that reads the cpu temps, ...
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Conky setup for sessional data usage

As in the above picture, the integration for data usage is acheived by the following code ${color orange}${voffset 2}${hr 1} ${color1}Network using vnStat "-i", "-w" and &...
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I can't see my internet speed on conky

This is Conky's configuration: -- vim: ts=4 sw=4 noet ai cindent syntax=lua --[[ Conky, a system monitor, based on torsmo Any original torsmo code is licensed under the BSD license All code written ...
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need conky formatting help to align grep output

I can't figure this out, so i hope you guys can give me a hand here. So, i was trying to figure a way to show the TLP status on my conky. In the terminal you would type: tlp-stat -s However....that's ...
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Is it possible to suspend / stop updating Conky when Desktop is not in focus / is not visible?

I recently configured Conky, and wanted to know if it is possible to suspend Conky / make it update at a lower rate when the Desktop is not in focus (or not visible)...through some command that can be ...
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How to see the voltage in Conky?

I want to monitor the voltage in conky and do not know how to put it.I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The sensor output is next: dell_smm-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device Processor Fan: 2901 RPM CPU: ...
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Have conky set to update every midnight

I am interested in having Conky refresh every midnight instead of the set_interval 1. Of course on startup, it will display the updated image as needed, but I want the update interval to be on time ...
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How do you make conky appear behind the folders on the desktop?

I have been trying so hard to find a way to make conky appear behind all the other windows and folders on my desktop, and as far as I have been able to find no one has found an answer up to this point....
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Add “show conky” button to ubuntu top bar [duplicate]

I'd like to add, next to bluetooth, wifi indicator, etc. another button that would bring conky to the front of opened windows. Any tips? Googling didn't really help me much, only instructions how to ...
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Conky displays a “u” in my nvidia section and fan speed for my GPU is not working

My conky window displays a "u" to the levt of my Nvidia section, and the fan speed is nonexistent. my .conkyrc file is here: https://pastebin.com/mrqvuPP4, Screenshot of my conky window I am on ...
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Fixed conky pane position regardless of the monitors available

I have a conky pane that displays my laptop status on the desktop. My conky configuration works great when I'm only using the laptop's display, but it changes position if I connect a second monitor to ...
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Keeping Conky window on top despite --kisok mode [closed]

I'm using Conky to display my headless RasberryPI IP address which is working. I use the own_window_hints above to keep the Conky window ontop. However if I launch Chromium with the --kiosk swith the ...
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Delay autostart of programs such as conky and dropbox, in Kubuntu

Kubuntu 19.10 Like the title says, I want to delay the autostart of certain programs. These programs appear in the GUI of Autostart.
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multiple instances of conky running, but no startup entry

On Kubuntu 19.10 I installed conky from the repo, configured it, and made an autostart entry. After a reboot, I see in System Monitor that two instances of conky are running, can't figure out why. ps ...
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How to read .json to output an specific number?

Hello I've been using this: curl -s "http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/forecast?id=6361046&APPID=6be5e3a6e62680c28044791e8fc7b568&units=metric" -o ~/.cache/weather.json to write a ...
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how can i get Conky to display weather?

I've been strugling to get conky to show the weather, I just installed it and found out that yahoo discontinued the api url which was the one the conky theme was using (http://weather.yahooapis.com/...
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Conky-manager failed to start

I'm using ubuntu 19.10. I want to customize my home screen, so I installed conky and conky manager. At first, the app runs very well but when later on I started to run the app again it's showing an ...
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how can i resolve unable located pgk for conky in ubuntu 19.10?

kyawzinxtet@ga:~$ sudo apt-get install conky-manager Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package conky-manager
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vnstat - combine WiFi and Ethernet usage together

My laptop has two network interfaces enp59s0 and wlp60s0. Historically I've always used the Ethernet card (enp59s0) so using vnstat to get network consumption for today, yesterday, current week and ...
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Conky not displaying Nvidia GPU data

I'm using the below conky script but it's not showing the Nvidia GPU details as shown in the below screenshot: override_utf8_locale yes use_xft yes xftfont ubuntu:size=10.5 xftalpha 0.5 uppercase no ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - A script to shut down a PC in an event

With support from here or on other forums, I have managed to launch the nVidia Render Farm Multi GPU for network computing in Octane Render Slave Daemon. Now I am trying to find a way - standalone ...
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Can't cd to a (passed) variable in bash script

I am using bash to get some information from audacious to conky for display (including album art). I get the path to the directory of the music file from audacious, then attempt to cd to that ...
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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 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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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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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 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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How to Install Conky Manager? [duplicate]

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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