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Yannick Chasse

GTK2 Themes by TheRob 224 comments

add conky.

sudo apt-get install conky

gedit /home/{your user name}/.conkyrc

copy the following script and save.

To run hit Alt-F2 and type conky.

The script is very "bare bone" but should get you going quickly! You can read up on Ubuntu forums for more info.

hope this helps!

# Conky sample configuration

background no
use_xft no
own_window_hints below
xftfont Bitstream Vera Sans Mono:size=9
xftalpha 0.8
mail_spool $MAIL
update_interval 3.0
total_run_times 0
own_window yes
own_window_type override
own_window_transparent yes
own_window_hints undecorated,below,sticky,skip_taskbar,skip_pager
double_buffer yes
minimum_size 280 5
draw_shades no
draw_outline no
draw_borders no
stippled_borders 3
border_margin 4
border_width 1
default_color white
default_shade_color white
default_outline_color white
alignment top_right
gap_x 15
gap_y 35
no_buffers yes
uppercase no
cpu_avg_samples 2
net_avg_samples 2
override_utf8_locale yes
use_spacer no
${color black}$nodename $sysname $kernel on $machine
${color #C0C8CD}UpTime: ${uptime} Load: ${loadavg}
${color black}$stippled_hr
${color black}CPU Usage: $cpu % CPU: ${freq}mhz ${alignr}Temp: ${acpitemp}
${color black}${cpugraph cpu0 000000 C0C8CD}
${color black} CPU0: ${cpu cpu1}%
${color #C0C8CD}${cpubar cpu1}
${color black} CPU1: ${cpu cpu2}%
${color #C0C8CD}${cpubar cpu2}
${color black}Processes:${color #C0C8CD} $processes ${color black} Running:${color #C0C8CD} $running_processes

${color black}Name PID CPU% MEM%
${color blue} ${top name 1} ${top pid 1} ${top cpu 1} ${top mem 1}
${color #C0C8CD} ${top name 2} ${top pid 2} ${top cpu 2} ${top mem 2}
${color #C0C8CD} ${top name 3} ${top pid 3} ${top cpu 3} ${top mem 3}
${color #C0C8CD} ${top name 4} ${top pid 4} ${top cpu 4} ${top mem 4}
${color black}Mem usage
${color blue} ${top_mem name 1} ${top_mem pid 1} ${top_mem cpu 1} ${top_mem mem 1}
${color #C0C8CD} ${top_mem name 2} ${top_mem pid 2} ${top_mem cpu 2} ${top_mem mem 2}
${color #C0C8CD} ${top_mem name 3} ${top_mem pid 3} ${top_mem cpu 3} ${top_mem mem 3}
${color black}$stippled_hr
${color black}RAM: ${color #C0C8CD}$memperc% ${membar}
${color black}Swap: ${color #C0C8CD}$swapperc% ${swapbar}

${color black}Root: ${color #C0C8CD}${fs_size /} - ${fs_free_perc /}% free ${fs_bar /}
${color black}Home: ${color #C0C8CD}${fs_size /home} - ${fs_free_perc /home}% free ${fs_bar /home}
${color black}$stippled_hr
${color black}Networking: ${color #C0C8CD}(${addr eth1})
${color black} Down:${color #C0C8CD} ${downspeed eth1} k/s${color black} ${alignr}Up:${color #C0C8CD} ${upspeed eth1} k/s
${color black}${downspeedgraph eth1 32,125 C0C8CD 0000ff} ${alignr}${color black}${upspeedgraph eth1 32,125 C0C8CD ff0000}
${color black}$stippled_hr - Jan 04 2010