Conky_7 and Conky_8- Just Another 2 Stunning themes for Conky

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In my previous posts, we saw together many nice themes for conky (Conky Lua, Conky_2, conky_5 and more). Recently was released 2 new conky themes: Conky_7 and Conky_8, two different and very nice themes.

In this posts we will see how to install these 2 themes (conky_7 and Conky_8) themes in Linux, i tested this on Ubuntu (Precise Pangolin) and LinuxMint, but will work also for Fedora, Opensuse, ArchLinux and other Linux distos.

So lets see.

1- Download the theme you want:

– For Conky_7
Download Conky_7 Theme

– For Conky_8
Download Conky_8 Theme

2- Extract the downloaded file and press Ctrl+H to unhide the folders, then copy the .conky folder to your /home/username directory, in my case i copied the file to

/home/zinovsky/

3- Now there are 3 themes variants for conky_7 and conky_8 : a, b, and c

You can run the theme you want using the command(Change X with 7 or 8):

conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_xa
 Or
 conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_xb
 Or
 conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_xc

  Conky_7  (a)                                       Conky_8 (a)

                

4- To start Conky_7 or 8 theme with system startup, you need to add Conky_xy (Change x with 7 or 8, and Y with a, b or c) to Ubuntu startup application.

  • a- go Menu–> Startup Applications

  • b- and add in the command Box this line:

change x with theme number: 7 or 8, and Y with theme variation : a, b or c, then click save

sh -c "sleep 30s; conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_xy"