Conky is one of my favorite applications for all of my Linux distros. It is a light-weight system monitor (according to the project page) that can monitor many different aspects of your computer. You choose what to monitor and you choose where the monitor is displayed on your desktop through use of a configuration file - .conkyrc.

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Created by extra 8 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 5 weeks ago
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skypjack's picture


8 years 4 weeks 9 hours 11 min ago


I use conky from two years ago

I use conky from two years ago ... Really useful, customizable, nice tool! It's a good idea to try it. ;-)

underthelinux's picture


8 years 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago


It says "debian" somehwere on that

It says "debian" somehwere on that page. Does that mean its not available on Gentoo?

resolved: its in portage.

spiki's picture


8 years 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago


Almost all applications written

Almost all applications written for Linux work on all distributions. There may not be a prepared package, but it can work.

Gentoo has preety much every package Debian has...

DebADay.debian.net is a site promoting good but "unknown" software...