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What's up all. I built a rig 2 weeks ago (stats in sig) I'm using Linux Mint 10 and windows XP. All seems good so far. Running great on both sides. I was using Ubuntu at first, but I couldn't for the life of me get it to boot on first try anytime. I always had to restart the computer 4 times or more. I scrapped it and went with Linux Mint. It's been all gravy since then. I'm actually liking Linux. Configuration isn't as straight forward as much, but it's forcing me to use more of my brain so i don't mind it much when I do successfully configure something. Still working on Conky though....kind of a tough cookie for me.

Anyways, whassaaaaaap!
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post #2 of 6
You built a new PC with a DX11 card and put XP on it?

Glad you like Mint, though.
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Greetz
There is more than one way to get a decent conky going. Besides the many forum threads devoted to people sharing their screenshots and scripts which require some tweaking to suit your rig and needs, there are also generator wizards out there. I can'r tell you where since I try to avoid wizards but I'm sure someone else here or Google will turn up something
Good Luck
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Welcome. I grabbed someone's conky I liked and edited it until it fit for me and did what I wanted. Some people do amazing stuff with conky. I am not one of them.
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Welcome to OCN.
    
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Well howdy sir, enjoy your stay at OCN - Linux.

~Devoid~
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