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Light-weight system monitor for X. More information:

  • Launch with default, built-in config:


  • Create a new default config:

conky -C > ~/.conkyrc

  • Launch Conky with a given configuration file:

conky -c {{path/to/config}}

  • Start in the background (daemonize):

conky -d

  • Align Conky on the desktop:

conky -a {{top|bottom|middle}}_{{left|right|middle}}

  • Pause for 5 seconds at startup before launching:

conky -p {{5}}