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conkyBar / launchpad V2.0 by N00by4Ever conkyBar / launchpad V2.0 by N00by4Ever
ConkyBar - V2.0
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I've tested this running an up-to-date linux arch 64bit installation but it should work on other
distro's too. It uses nothing specific for linux arch.

Colors (for color0 + lua files)
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Arch 1793d0 (blue)
Mint 77B753 (green)
Ubuntu dd4814 (orange)
Debian d70a53 (red)

Installation steps:
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1) Put the folder .conkyconfig in your home folder.
2) Make sure your conky version stupport lua and nvidia (arch: conky-lua-nv)
3) Make sure you've got all the dependencies (hddtemp, iostat, ...) and they are running (also on startup)
4) Make conky_start (and all files in /lua and /scripts) executable.
5) Add conky_start to your startup programs
6) Make sure you've installed the fonts in /fonts
7) Edit the system specific setting, for example in conky_network change it to your wifi/eth interface

Enjoy!
(you can ignore the debug folder)


Known bugs
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- Pauze banshee -> wrong current position value -> bug in banshee --query-position -> I can't solve it
- The hdd graph (ring) does have a blank space in the beginning
- The outlinement is not perfect
- Seconds uptime are 1sec off

Updates
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-V2.0 general improvements, updated images, improved allignment, code cleanup, ...
-V1.0 initial commit

Credits
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Look based on: Conky Launchpad - freeazy.deviantart.com/art/Con…
Thanks to crunchbang forums - crunchbang.org/forums/viewtopi…
Icons - forgot sorry
Banshee implementation - kaivalagi  - ubuntuforums.org/showthread.ph…

Feel free to fork/improve
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:icontakatoshi-kun:
Takatoshi-kun Featured By Owner 5 days ago
HI ! This conky theme is pretty awesome ! And it's exactly what I need for my OpenSUSE Desktop !

It works perfectly, except for the LUA graphes =/ the one for the HDD use and the one for the network traffic.

Conky return an error message : "function conky_main_graph execution failed: attempt to call a nil value" and "function conky_main execution failed: attempt to call a nil value"

I also noticed that if the conky_window variable was set to "nil" in the aforementioned functions, conky had to end the if statement.

So here is my question : where is set the value of "conky_window" ?
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:iconbryandanderson:
bryandanderson Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  New member
Awesome work! I love having this on my desktop. I do have one question: How do you get 3 or more Lua scripts to run at once? I can only run one lua_draw_hook_pre and one lua_draw_hook_post.

Thanks for putting this together and releasing it!
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merkucioL Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
It's good looking conky configuration, but it is needed a lot of time to set for other resolution (actual is 1900 px). May be some instruction how to set lower resolution (like 1366 px)?
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:iconn00by4ever:
N00by4Ever Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014
i'm afraid it's not really made (out of the box) for lower resolutions. You will have to cut off the background image and manually adjudge the positions of the different conky files.

I'm also not sure conky is really fit for dynamically adjudging for window resolution, it would need some if else structure logic (on smaller screens you will probably not be able to fit everything).

I'm glad you like the look :)
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:iconpitkon:
pitkon Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014   Interface Designer
Excellent! A fav!
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:iconlukazoid:
Lukazoid Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013
very good!
how can change  LINUX Mint  to my name? not see to Config folder
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:iconn00by4ever:
N00by4Ever Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Sure! It is in the conky_txt file at the bottom
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:iconlukazoid:
Lukazoid Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
thanx!
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:iconalerby:
alerby Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013
Sweet, thanks alot mate!
One question, how do you get them transparent?
"own_window_transparent yes" didnt do the trick..

Again thanks for an awesom conf.
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:iconn00by4ever:
N00by4Ever Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
On ubuntu like systems this setup should work; if you're running an linux distro based on another version you should ask it in their forums or on crunchbang because it can be different depending on your system
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