CONKY-colors 5.0.3

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What's new in CONKY-colors 5.0.3:

  • Improvements in Board Mode (you should use this mode with --weather option for a "better" look)
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LICENSE TYPE:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
USER RATING:
5.0/5 1
DEVELOPED BY:
Helmuth Duarte
HOMEPAGE:
gnome-look.org
CATEGORY:
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ Tools
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CONKY-colors offers 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 aptitude install python-statgrab ttf-droid hddtemp curl lm-sensors conky-all
sudo chmod u+s /usr/sbin/hddtemp
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.tar.gz and type in terminal.
make
./conky-colors --help
./conky-colors
make install


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 weather script you NEED to define, in a user specific config file, a partner id and registration code for the weather.com xoap service. For this purpose copy .conkyForecast.config in ~/.conkycolors folder to your home and setup as required.

bbcweather widget don't need any kind of registration

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

+++ SCRIPTS INSTRUCTIONS +++
Conky Weather Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=869328
Conky SSL Mail Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=869771
Conky Pidgin Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=969933&highlight=pidgin+conky
Conky Rhythmbox Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=928168&highlight=conky+rhythmbox
Conky Banshee Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7683570
Conky Exaile Script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=926041

If you choose --todo option, create a file called ToDo.txt in your home and open ~/.conkycolors/scripts/task file to install this script. This one will help you to easy add and remove tasks

finaly, alt+f2 and type conky.

To run conky at startup, go to System > Preferences > Startup Applications, click "Add" and add the path to the startupconky.sh file[~/.conkycolors/bin/conkyStart]

Last updated on June 3rd, 2011

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