6 Awesome Conky Configs That Just Works


Beautiful Conky configurations have always been an integral part of all kinds of Linux desktop eyecandy. With that in mind, we had featured here before an awesome collection of 13 Conky configs from around the web. Now, its time for a few more. Here are 6 more eyecandy conky configs for your Linux desktop that just works.

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How to Install Conky in Ubuntu?
  • Here is how you install and run the following Conky configs in Ubuntu. First of all, you need to install Conky package. Click here to install Conky in Ubuntu OR simply copy paste the following in Terminal.
sudo apt-get install conky
  • Done. Now, check out this awesome list of Conky configs. 
Conky_HUD
  • Now, extract the downloaded file and copy-paste its contents, which are conkyrc_HUD and conky_HUD.lua into ~/.conky/ directory, where ~/ is your home directory.
  • To run Conky_HUD, copy paste the following command into Terminal.
conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_HUD
  • Done.
Conky_Grey
  • Now, extract the downloaded file and copy-paste its contents, which are conkyrc_grey and conky_grey.lua into ~/.conky/ directory, where ~/ is your home directory.
  • To run Conky_Grey, copy paste the following command into Terminal.
conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_grey
  • Done.
Conky_Red

  • Now, extract the downloaded file and copy-paste its contents, which are conkyrc_red and conky_red.lua into ~/.conky/ directory, where ~/ is your home directory.
  • To run Conky_Red, copy paste the following command into Terminal.
conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_red
  • Done.
Conky_Orange

  • Now, extract the downloaded file and copy-paste its contents, which are conkyrc_orange and conky_orange.lua into ~/.conky/ directory, where ~/ is your home directory.
  • Finally, to run Conky_Orange, copy paste the following command into Terminal.
conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_orange
  • Done.
My Conky Config 1.3

  • Now, extract the downloaded file and copy-paste its contents into ~/.conky/ directory, where ~/ is your home directory.
  • Finally, to run My Conky Config 1.3, copy paste the following command into Terminal.
conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc
  • Done.
Conky - NightDrive

  • Now, extract the downloaded file and copy-paste its contents into ~/.conky/ directory, where ~/ is your home directory.
  • Finally, to run Conky - NightDrive, copy paste the following command into Terminal.
conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc
  • Done. For Conky - NightDrive config to align properly at the bottom of your desktop, you might need to edit its conkyrc file slightly. I had to change the default alignment value of gap_y from -162 to 100 in order to fit this conky config properly in my desktop.
Need more desktop eyecandy? Browse through our featured collection of stunning GNOME GTK themes and beautiful icon theme collection for Ubuntu/GNOME as well.

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