CONKY-colors

Conky

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): Add the source-code for this project on opencode.net

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Description:

Now it's easy to customize your desktop!

Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop.

CONKY-colors is an easier way to configure Conky.

This conky script support multilanguage:
Bulgarian, English, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian

How to install
Go to a terminal and type:
$sudo apt-get install aptitude python-statgrab python-keyring ttf-ubuntu-font-family hddtemp curl lm-sensors conky-all
$sudo chmod u+s /usr/sbin/hddtemp || https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=75639
$sudo sensors-detect #answering Yes (default) to all questions, even that last one that defaults to No

Now restart your session

Download and extract the conky-colors.zip and type in terminal in the same directory that has been extracted.
$make
$sudo make install
$conky-colors {options}

$conky-colors --help [for help]

Ex: if your cpu is quad-core and you want the noble color, with hd, network and pidgin monitor and all in portuguese
conky-colors --theme=gnome-noble --lang=pt --cpu=4 --network --hd=default --pidgin

For a working photo widget you need to specify a file or directory in conkyPhoto or conkyPhotoRandom script in ~/.conkycolors/bin/

Update your font cache:
$sudo fc-cache -v -f

+++ Kaivalagi's Scripts (Included in conky-colors) +++
Conky SSL Mail Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=869771
Conky Rhythmbox Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=928168&highlight=conky+rhythmbox
Conky Banshee Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7683570
+++ If you can, say thanks to him for this great work +++

in terminal type conky -c ~/.conkycolors/conkyrc.

To run conky at startup, go to System > Preferences > Startup Applications, click "Add" and add the path to the conkyStart file[/usr/share/conkycolors/bin/conkystart]

that's all folks!

OPTIONS FROM THE SCREENSHOT:
conky-colors --cpu=2 --calendar --photord --clementine=cd --hd=default --network --theme=wise
conky-colors --sls --weather=brxx0043 --theme=orange
conky-colors --cairo --cpu=2 --clock=cairo --network --theme=blue
conky-colors --ring --network --theme=red
conky-colors --slim --w=1440 --h=900 --theme=white --weather=brxx0043
conky-colors --board --w=1440 --h=900 --theme=cyan

KWON PROBLEMS:
Lua/bash scripts work with conky 1.8.1, but most of the python scripts still doesnt;
SLS MODE only work with lm-sensors configured
The position of the photo and cover may be wrong bc in ubuntu the space between the widgets is different from Archlinux (I'm an arch user now)

HELP WITH CONKY:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=281865

REPORT BUGS:
https://github.com/helmuthdu/conky_colors/issues
Last changelog:

10 years ago

9.0 (2013-10-17)
* Complete new icon set, replaced most of the fonts with the new conkycolors font family;
* Widgets review;
* Refactory all hd scripts to use python 3;
* Many, many, many bugfixes;

hallm

8 years ago

I just downloaded the newest version and I'm playing with the board setup. Is it possible to have the weather display in F instead of C and have the clock display in 12 hour mode instead of 24 hour?

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Lagg3r

8 years ago

I'm having some problems with conkyForecast. When I use Conky with the --wheather flag, the CPU load rises a lot.

How can I fix it?

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Dans564

8 years ago

when will you be making a 1.8.1 compatible version???

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ace214

8 years ago

When I add the shape option, the rectangles show up, but the rings never do.

I get the following error:

Conky: llua_do_call: function conky_widgets execution failed: /usr/share/conkycolors/scripts/conkyCairo.lua:236: attempt to perform arithmetic on global 'ring_pos' (a nil value)

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Itaaki

8 years ago

It doesnt work,all I get is a big black and ugly conky... :( any help?

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helmuthdu

8 years ago

u need to run conky with the conkycolors config, something like: "conky -c ~/.conkycolors/conkyrc" may do the trick... :)

this black one is the default one

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ugurarslan

8 years ago

Hello,

When I wrote your code, my conky run :) thank you very much.

But now I have a new problem, http://i1101.hizliresim.com/2011/1/27/1030.png . When I add a new part, I'm not see, all of parts.

Ex: I added Rhytmbox, but I'm not see after the Network part,

Sorry, my english is relly poor :(((

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helmuthdu

8 years ago

check if u have a voffset option at botton of the file and change values...

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ugurarslan

8 years ago

Hi, thank you for your great work,

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and I wanted to use your Conky-Colors.

But when I finished the steps, I saw this screen http://i1101.hizliresim.com/2011/1/20/1324.png . What is wrong :(

Sorry my english.

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helmuthdu

8 years ago

u need to run conky with the conkycolors config, something like: "conky -c ~/.conkycolors/conkyrc" may do the trick... :)

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PiAnto

8 years ago

Hi! Thx for your great work, it's a cool conky :)

I'm using board version, and i've noticed that when icons on desktop are under conky they're not visible.
I've tried to set - from gconf - nautilus to not show desktop, but this way conky is always above any window.

Is there any way to solve? Many thx in advance!

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helmuthdu

8 years ago

You will never be able to have icons under conky and actually see the icons, even if Conky seems transparent... it's actually not. :(

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mr32

8 years ago

Can I make a Dutch translation for this? What do I have to do for it?

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helmuthdu

8 years ago

Sure, just take a look at /src/translation.c file and u can post the code in pastebin and share with us.
Greetings

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mr32

8 years ago

Here it is! http://pastebin.com/9bY0Z6Cf

I've also changed the options.c file to enable the dutch language. I hope it will be in the next version!

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mr32

8 years ago

sorry, wrong link, I've changed it: Here is the new one!: http://pastebin.com/aHtj8Q8W

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helmuthdu

8 years ago

Thank u, it will be there in the next release :)

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RottenKid

8 years ago

when I run "make" I get the following Error:

src/themes.c:185: warning: format not a string literal and no format arguments

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helmuthdu

8 years ago

sry, i will fix this now!
thanks

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RottenKid

8 years ago

No problem, sorry for double post...I will be waiting for the fixed version

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RottenKid

8 years ago

I don't know if this is the new version but check this out:

cc -Wall -std=c99 src/conky-colors.c src/conkycover.c src/conkyforecast.c src/conkyplayer.c src/conkyrc_cairo.c src/conkyrc_board.c src/conkyrc_default.c src/coverposition.c src/finddir.c src/help.c src/options.c src/photoposition.c src/themes.c src/translations.c src/variables.c src/confinstall.c src/utils.c src/initialize.c -o conky-colors
src/options.c: In function ‘options’:
src/options.c:233: warning: format not a string literal and no format arguments
src/options.c:233: warning: format not a string literal and no format arguments
src/themes.c: In function ‘themes’:
src/themes.c:185: warning: format not a string literal and no format arguments
src/themes.c:185: warning: format not a string literal and no format arguments

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helmuthdu

8 years ago

just a warning, but it work smooth. For some reason it only give that warning in the this gcc version (ubuntu maverick), in the new version this doesnt happen. :)

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RottenKid

8 years ago

thanks again

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RottenKid

8 years ago

when I run "make" I get the following Error:

src/themes.c:185: warning: format not a string literal and no format arguments

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RottenKid

8 years ago

when I run "make" I get the following Error:

src/themes.c:185: warning: format not a string literal and no format arguments

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10 years ago

9.0 (2013-10-17)
* Complete new icon set, replaced most of the fonts with the new conkycolors font family;
* Widgets review;
* Refactory all hd scripts to use python 3;
* Many, many, many bugfixes;

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