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Conky semi-transparent

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By Bugich   |   
A clean and minimalistic conky config.
Supports only 1024x600 resolution. Though the width part is tricky, script can be easily adapted for any screen resolution (i guess :3).
Wallpaper is A trip to wonderland by ~secroit.
Also, Zekton and StyleBats fonts are needed for this to work.
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dbaltra's avatar
cant make it work, y copy the two files on my /home
and conky doesnt show itself well.
i only can see a black line a cross the screen and two little white lines that i guess are the division with the clock, calendar and system (on the conky theme)... guess is something wrong with the W and H of the conky theme... but i dont know how to change them. :(

(sorry, my first language is not english, so any ortography fault, my apologies)
Danistov's avatar
the problem was caused by the lines of the music player

now I get this "sh: 1: gcal: not found"
Danistov's avatar
i get this message:
Conky: MPD error: problems getting a response from "localhost" on port 6600 : Connection refused
anggaFSP's avatar
how to apply it..???

the conkyrc is in home but the draw_bg.lua ....???

show me the way
Bugich's avatar
It should be in the same dir as conkyrc.
anggaFSP's avatar
so just put it in home..??? or how..??
Bugich's avatar
Put both files in your user's home folder.
anggaFSP's avatar
i did and viola...!! see the result [link]

ur conky just show a black line..how to slove it..??
my resolution is 1366x768
Bugich's avatar
Check if you are running only 1 instance of conky. If so, try to disable windows compositing.
anggaFSP's avatar
but window compositing and visual effect are disable
Bugich's avatar
Can't really say what is wrong. I've long since sold my linux netbook, neither do i have this OS on desktop to test conky config again. It's quite obsolete, if you ask me.
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ivanoel's avatar
Lovely :D
congapc's avatar
awesome conky, the font is............................fucking awesome:la:
arpinux's avatar
very nice setup ...
maybe you could use the ${goto} variable instead of so mamy ${offset} , it may be easier to adapt to other resolutions and could be adapted to other fonts too ;)
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73LL0Hobbyist Interface Designer
Terrific! I'll be featured in #Galaxy-GUI, #Linux-Lounge and #Conky-Artists-Group
csrpazzi's avatar
how do I install this?... Do I have to type in the terminal: conky -c ~/path/to/conkyrc
Or is it something else?
Bugich's avatar
Copy these files to your user's home folder, I guess conky reads conkyrc from there by default.
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SG-CyraxHobbyist Artist
looks very nice.
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