Does Conky Work on Mint?

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Does Conky Work on Mint?

Postby arminius on Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:13 am

I've just emigrated over from ubuntu, and everything seems to work fine, except for conky?
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Re: Does Conky Work on Mint?

Postby ThistleWeb on Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:27 am

Yes, it's a daemon, I did a screencast on how to get started with Conky if you're interested. http://thistleweb.co.uk/screencast/linux/conky
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Re: Does Conky Work on Mint?

Postby arminius on Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:44 am

I typed Conky into terminal
got back
Code: Select all
Conky: desktop window (1400024) is subwindow of root window (15a)
Conky: window type - override
Conky: drawing to created window (0x4a00001)
Conky: drawing to double buffer


but no conky displayed on my desktop
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Re: Does Conky Work on Mint?

Postby horus on Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:20 pm

Try editing your .conkyrc file.
Change window attributes to..

own_window yes
own_window_argb_visual yes
own_window_transparent yes
own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager

Save it and launch Conky again.

( .conkyrc is a hidden file in your Home directory )
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Re: Does Conky Work on Mint?

Postby arminius on Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:28 am

thanks worked perfectly.
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