Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Conky - System Monitor for Ubuntu

Conky is a free software monitor , available for Linux , OpenBSD and FreeBSD.
In order to configure and add extra themes we will be using Conky Manager which can be installed
via ppa . To begin open a terminal (ctrl+alt+t) and type in the following commands :

sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install conky-manager

After the installation is complete you can launch Conky Manager from Unity Dash:

Conky Manager  only comes with a few themes installed . We can download more theme packs from here :
          Deluxe Pack_3.cmtp.7z in order to be able to import the theme pack )
After the downloads are complete you can import the theme packs to conky-manager :

To launch conky at startup make sure to enable this setting :

Need some inspiration for a conky configuration ? Look no further , the right place to start is here .

Next Generation Conky

Conky Cubes

Conky Seamod