Conky

Mar 27, 2008

Conky: Dual Core Processors in .conkyrc

Conky: Dual Core Processors in .conkyrc Posted by in Conky, Programming, Technology, Ubuntu 11 comments

OK, this is a bit of a cheeky post, since I’m merely extending a previous post “Conky on Ubuntu 64 Bit – .conkyrc” – or elaborating on it – to clarify setting up .conkyrc for Dual Core Processors – specifically for my AMD Turion 64 X2. I’ve had a few requests specifically about this, so […]


Mar 11, 2008

BOINC and SETI@Home Data Output with Conky

BOINC and SETI@Home Data Output with Conky Posted by in Conky, Programming, Technology, Ubuntu 6 comments

Since my previous article about Conky, Conky on Ubunty 64 Bit – .conkyrc, I’ve been playing around with trying to get Conky to output some BOINC (SETI@Home data), and through a little digging, found a couple of very useful resources. The first being BOINC’s own client_status.xml file, located on Ubunutu in /var/lib/boinc-client/client_status.xml, which contains a […]


Mar 9, 2008

Conky on Ubuntu 64 Bit – .conkyrc

Posted by in Conky, Programming, Technology, Ubuntu 27 comments

I recently installed Conky, which is a highly configurable and “light weight system monitor”. As with many packages, it’s available via the Ubuntu Repositories: sudo apt-get install conky The default installation outputs some pretty useful information about the system – CPU usage, RAM/Swap usage, HD IO, HDD space and so on, and there are also […]