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Show Us Your Conky!

Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:30 am

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i've been a fan of Conky for a number of years - first ran into it with the Crunchbang distro... any other fans out there? here's mine from my RPi3 music server
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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:13 pm

I like Conky a lot and would like to see it added to the Pixel desktop with GUI support. I use a similar program for Windows called BgInfo for years and was very happy when I found Conky.

It doesn't seem to have a large following here but I think that's because most people that are new to this are not aware of it. Lots of people like doing things on the command line and just don't understand that there are some of us are not comfortable with the command line and would rather have the GUI, resources hog and all that.

Trying to figure out how to give you a screen shot of what I am running now. If this were windows I would be using the snipping tool and have this done in 5 seconds. No simple and fast way to do it here, or at least not one I have found or one that someone has pointed out to me, yet.
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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:28 pm

Image

.conkyrc: http://pastebin.com/mgZpx6ZU

newer (since Conky version 1.10) conky config syntax (Lua) .conkyrc: http://pastebin.com/4LKij16v
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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:59 pm

man, that's far too much information to be useful. Also, I now have your machine serial numbers and IP addresses for nefariou$ purpo$e$ … (not really; I'm about the least nefarious person I know)

The Print Screen key should dump a screen shot in your home directory. The config's in .config/openbox/lxde-pi-rc.xml
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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:05 pm

scruss wrote:Also, I now have your machine serial numbers and IP addresses for nefariou$ purpo$e$ … (not really; I'm about the least nefarious person I know)
Hack my Pi. You have my permission. Do it. :)

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:17 pm

quick question: how is knowing an RPi's serial # helpful/harmful? (OK, OK, i can see parsing a lookup table of serial #s on a local network for host names, etc., but otherwise?)

also, internal network IPs aren't that illuminating, are they? (on the other hand, IPs directly on the 'net are definite 'doorway addresses')

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p.s. nice Conky! (btw, conky also works in console[text] mode on a terminal!)

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:24 pm

Yup.

My Pi will be waiting for scruss as soon as he breaks through two firewalls and NAT.

I'll be impressed when he gets to it.

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:14 pm

ktb wrote:Yup.

My Pi will be waiting for scruss as soon as he breaks through two firewalls and NAT.

I'll be impressed when he gets to it.
you might be surprised! LOL!

btw, i know there are many good open-source firewall solutions - us older folks who cut their teeth on kernel 1.2.13 can remember manual-only ipfwadm, ipchains, and iptables, but as we all know the latest and greatest is nftables... i used to use an ipchains ruleset on an old AST Ascentia A60 laptop with a whopping 32MB RAM and two PCMICA adapters - an Ethernet card connected to my Bell Atlantic ADSL adapter and the other to a D-Link 802.11 card - homemade router with custom firewalling!

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:34 am

linux_author wrote:
ktb wrote:Yup.

My Pi will be waiting for scruss as soon as he breaks through two firewalls and NAT.

I'll be impressed when he gets to it.
you might be surprised! LOL!

btw, i know there are many good open-source firewall solutions - us older folks who cut their teeth on kernel 1.2.13 can remember manual-only ipfwadm, ipchains, and iptables, but as we all know the latest and greatest is nftables... i used to use an ipchains ruleset on an old AST Ascentia A60 laptop with a whopping 32MB RAM and two PCMICA adapters - an Ethernet card connected to my Bell Atlantic ADSL adapter and the other to a D-Link 802.11 card - homemade router with custom firewalling!

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I would be surprised. It would likely take a decent vulnerability or backdoor in the hardware I'm using. I'll even provide scruss my external IP if he needs a little more advantage.

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:16 pm

I like these show your desktop threads, so anyways here's mine. I'm quite pleased with the ascii raspberry pi logo I cobbled up.
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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:18 pm

Hi, Rustybolts,

Would you care to share your Conky config?

Thx

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:28 pm

linux_author wrote:
Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:30 am
conky.jpg

i've been a fan of Conky for a number of years - first ran into it with the Crunchbang distro... any other fans out there? here's mine from my RPi3 music server
willie
on the sunny and warm Gulf of Mexico
That's quite an old kernel version you're running there.
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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:48 pm

uh yes, because you'll see that the post is from 2016?

LOL!!!!

i'm with the latest and greatest on my RPi servers...

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:18 pm

Ah people digging up old post, must be the new year ;-)

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:04 pm

It's a subject that tends to crop up on every Linux based distro. Personally, I love conky, though no point in posting my Pi one, it doesn't exist on a headless (and VNC free) install. I do have it on my Arch machines, though, to keep track of what I find important, both for info and early debugging.
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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:38 pm

Rustybolts wrote:
Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:16 pm
I like these show your desktop threads, so anyways here's mine. I'm quite pleased with the ascii raspberry pi logo I cobbled up.
Image
Hi Rustybolts. I realise the post was a little while ago so you probably don't still have your conky setup but I thought it was still worth an ask. I really like your setup and I will get into learning how to customise conky, but I have only just got a pi 3 and would really like it if you could share it. It would be most appreciated if you could. Don't have pm privilege yet so had to post instead. Regards.

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Re: Show Us Your Conky!

Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:49 pm

This file should be edited: .conkyrc.conkyrc

The code you saw in the picture:

background yes
use_xft yes
xftfont 123:size=8
xftalpha 0.1
update_interval 0.5
total_run_times 0
own_window yes
own_window_type normal
own_window_transparent yes
own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager
double_buffer yes
minimum_size 250 5
maximum_width 400
draw_shades no
draw_outline no
draw_borders no
draw_graph_borders no
default_color gray
default_shade_color red
default_outline_color green
alignment top_right
gap_x 10
gap_y 10
no_buffers yes
uppercase no
cpu_avg_samples 2
net_avg_samples 1
override_utf8_locale no
use_spacer right

TEXT
${font Arial:size=10}${color red}Raspberry${color Ivory}PI${font Arial:size=10}${color green} { \ }{ / }
${font Arial:size=10}${color red} ,-${font Arial:size=10}${color green}y${font Arial:size=10}${color red}-.
,( _(_)_ ).
( ( )(_) (_) )
' ( _(_) _)'
`~(_)~'

${voffset -60}
${color DimGray}
${font}
${font Arial:bold:size=10}${color red}SYSTEM ${color DarkSlateGray} ${hr 2}
$font${color DimGray}$sysname $kernel $alignr $machine
Frequency $alignr${freq_g cpu0}Ghz
Uptime $alignr${uptime}
File System $alignr${fs_type}

${font Arial:bold:size=10}${color red}CPU ${color DarkSlateGray}${hr 2}
$font${color DimGray}Temp: $alignr ${exec /opt/vc/bin/vcgencmd measure_temp | cut -c6-9} C
$font${color DimGray}CPU1 ${cpu cpu1}% ${cpubar cpu1}
CPU2 ${cpu cpu2}% ${cpubar cpu2}
CPU3 ${cpu cpu3}% ${cpubar cpu3}
CPU4 ${cpu cpu4}% ${cpubar cpu4}
${cpugraph DimGray DarkSlateGray} $color

${font Arial:bold:size=10}${color red}MEMORY ${color DarkSlateGray}${hr 2}
$font${color DimGray}MEM $alignc $mem / $memmax $alignr $memperc%
$membar
$font${color DimGray}SWAP $alignc $swap / $swapmax $alignr $swapperc%
$swapbar

${font Arial:bold:size=10}${color red}HDD ${color DarkSlateGray}${hr 2}
$font${color DimGray}/home $alignc ${fs_used /home} / ${fs_size /home} $alignr ${fs_free_perc /home}%
${fs_bar /home}

${font Arial:bold:size=10}${color red}TOP PROCESSES ${color DarkSlateGray}${hr 2}
${color DimGray}$font${top_mem name 2}${alignr}${top mem 2} %
$font${top_mem name 3}${alignr}${top mem 3} %
$font${top_mem name 4}${alignr}${top mem 4} %
$font${top_mem name 5}${alignr}${top mem 5} %

${font Arial:bold:size=10}${color red}NETWORK ${color DarkSlateGray}${hr 2}
$font${color DimGray}Wlan IP$alignr ${addr wlan0}
Wlan Down $alignr ${downspeed wlan0} kb/s
Wlan Up $alignr ${upspeed wlan0} kb/s
Wlan Downloaded: $alignr ${totaldown wlan0}
Wlan Uploaded: $alignr ${totalup wlan0}
$font${color DimGray}Lan IP$alignr ${addr eth0}
Lan Down $alignr ${downspeed eth0} kb/s
Lan Up $alignr ${upspeed eth0} kb/s
Lan Downloaded: $alignr ${totaldown eth0}
Lan Uploaded: $alignr ${totalup eth0}

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