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Questions about Conky

Postby Ax. on Sun Feb 07, 2010 6:55 am

I've recently found Conky and it makes my desktop look nice. :roll:

Question #1:
When I run "conky -C conky" I have to keep the terminal open, if I close it Conky will close too. What can I do to prevent this?

Question #2:
When I click on the minimize-button in Gnome, Conky will minimize too, is there a way to make it stay on the background?

Have a nice day everyone. =)
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Re: Questions about Conky

Postby rekik on Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:02 am

Question #1:
When I run "conky -C conky" I have to keep the terminal open, if I close it Conky will close too. What can I do to prevent this?

Type your command in launcher (ALT+F2) and it will persist
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Re: Questions about Conky

Postby richyrich on Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:10 am

Putting an Ampersand at the end of the line . . " & "

so it would look like this conky &
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Re: Questions about Conky

Postby Ax. on Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:29 am

Thanks for all replies.

This line in the conky-config did prevent Conky from getting minimized: own_window_type override

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Re: Questions about Conky

Postby vrkalak on Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:43 pm

As long as we're at it ... how do you make Conky automatically 'start' at booting.

Without having to use the terminal each time.

I know there is a simple script for this? And where do you put it?
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Re: Questions about Conky

Postby rekik on Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:11 pm

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