Conky troublshooting: "no such configuration: border margin"

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Conky troublshooting: "no such configuration: border margin"

Postby sidrosao » Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:25 am

Hello all,

I have installed linux mint xfce latest edition and have installed conky. I am trying to make this config work: ... 0#comments

I have managed to get the right hand conky display to work which run conkyrc in home/martin/.conkyrc. When I try to execute the second script by typing conky -c .conkyrc2 , I get the error message saying:

Conky: desktop window (1400003) is subwindow of root window (ac)
Conky: window type - override
Conky: drawing to created window (0x5200001)
Conky: drawing to double buffer
sh: 1: conkyForecast: not found

and also: Conky: .conkyrc2: 5: no such configuration: 'border_margin'

inside conkyrc2:

#!/usr/bin/conky -d -c
## .conkyrc configuration
alignment top_left
background yes
border_margin 5
border_width 5
color0 555555 #
color1 483D8B # Dark Slate Blue
color2 B8860B # Dark goldenrod
color3 4682B4 # Steelblue
color4 8B0000 # Dark red
color5 008080 # Teal
color6 333333 # Gray20
color7 8888CC # (COOL)
color8 CCCC88 # (WARM)
color9 CC8888 # (HOT)
cpu_avg_samples 2
default_color e1e1e1 # Ghost white F8F8FF
default_outline_color 000000 # Black
default_shade_color 000000 # Black
double_buffer yes
draw_borders no
draw_graph_borders no
draw_outline no
draw_shades no
gap_x 550
gap_y 32
max_specials 1024
max_user_text 1000
maximum_width 500
minimum_size 450 25
net_avg_samples 2
no_buffers yes
override_utf8_locale yes
own_window yes
own_window_colour 000000 # Black
own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager
own_window_transparent yes
own_window_type override ## normal
pad_percents 2
short_units yes
stippled_borders 3
text_buffer_size 8000
total_run_times 0
update_interval 1.0
uppercase no
use_spacer right
use_xft yes
xftalpha 0.75
xftfont sans:size=7


${execpi 1800 conkyForecast --location=UKXX0025 --template=/home/martin/.conky/conkyForecast.template}

the location of conkyforecast.template seems right to me: ~/.conky/conkyForecast.template

also, border_margin seems ok. So I cannot figure out the problem!

Can you guys help a rookie?

Many thanks!

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Re: Conky troublshooting: "no such configuration: border mar

Postby 3.14159 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:55 am

Sorry this reply is so late.... I've not been on the forums much as of late (not that I am some mega contributor or anything).

Anyway, I have to ask the most simple and basic question; had you installed conkyForecast?

It's a separate install from another PPA and without it, as you know, this cannot work.
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System: Intel Core i7 920 / 12GB RAM / 2.1TB disk space / ATI Radeon HD 6870 -/- On Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" Cinnamon

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