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Originally Posted by koven;12166849 
got lm sensors installed/detected, got conky installed

i went to terminal and typed 'conky' and it seems to be running... but having truoble figuring out how to change the look

saw your new thread TFB, but ugh, it's still foreign language to me, trying to digest it all right now

What do you need help with?
    
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Possibly changing it from a black box that you can't interact with and more importantly (I'm dumb) how to kill it so it doesn't come back on the next boot. I like that I really don't have a need to run system monitor anymore though I have nothing but blank config files for conky. Is that normal? It works and shows me RAM, CPU, and HDD usage along with uptime, network info, and the top active processes. But I can't move it and I can only shut it down through a "kill PID".
     
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that's more or less how conky works, it's ment to stay on the desktop as a part of the desktop so to speak. You should create a .conkyrc so it doesn't use the default values. If you want I'm sure the default one is somewhere in the docs and you could use it to build off of if you like the layout. As far as I know conky has no "quit" function, it's supposed to run until you kill it (I guess you can change it so the window manager decorates it giving it min/max/close). =P I know you can set things like borders and stuff.

Code:
own_window yes
own_window_transparent yes
own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager
own_window_type normal
own_window_argb_visual true

You can do a lot if you read the documentation... also can learn a lot from other people's configs.

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You can also set it to be in the taskbar, giving you the ability to right click and quit.
Edited by mushroomboy - 1/28/11 at 12:50pm
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Originally Posted by mushroomboy View Post
that's more or less how conky works, it's ment to stay on the desktop as a part of the desktop so to speak. You should create a .conkyrc so it doesn't use the default values. If you want I'm sure the default one is somewhere in the docs and you could use it to build off of if you like the layout. As far as I know conky has no "quit" function, it's supposed to run until you kill it (I guess you can change it so the window manager decorates it giving it min/max/close). =P I know you can set things like borders and stuff.

Code:
own_window yes
own_window_transparent yes
own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager
own_window_type normal
own_window_argb_visual true

You can do a lot if you read the documentation... also can learn a lot from other people's configs.

[edit]
You can also set it to be in the taskbar, giving you the ability to right click and quit.
Gah, I always miss things in the documentation or mess it up. I hate ADD and being Murphy's law incarnate; case in point I tried installing conky in MeeGo today and had it spit out that I don't have a compiler.
     
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