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Futuristic Conky 2.3.0

Conky Jun 04 2012
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Futuristic Conky

Conky May 27 2012
Score 52%
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Revolutionary Clock ( Conky )

Conky 36 comments

Score 65%
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Jul 23 2017
ellivan and elivan23... wonder if you are relatives?

run from terminal and post error

killall conky
conky -c $HOME/.Conky/revolutionary_clocks/rev_midi/conkyrc &
- Oct 20 2017
please share more details of the error .

also have you tried as per the comment and solution below for the user sagebrush - Oct 17 2017
you may have to let normal user have access to hddtemp as oppose to root only by:
try in terminal.... hddtemp /dev/sda
if it works then normal user has access. f it doesnt repeat with sudo before it

to make normal user get access. in terminal:
sudo dpkg-reconfigure hddtemp
chose yes for first and then default for the rest

repeat step before to ensure normal user can read hddtemp

then in lua script try:
name='execi 10', arg='hddtemp /dev/sda -n'

hope it works as had to play for a while to get it right on mine
hddtemp and lua dont play well together
let me know how you get on - May 06 2017
if running ubuntu this may be an easier way but i have not tested it myself
http://www.upubuntu.com/2012/06/revolutionary-clock-cool-desktop-widget.html - Mar 08 2017
What system you use? What version is your installed conky? - Mar 08 2017
in the cups_nSaurcers.lua script just adjust the parameters called
'..._clr='
from "0xffffff" ...which is white
to say "0xff0000"....which is red, I think

hex colour codes can be found at places like
http://www.nthelp.com/colorcodes.htm - Oct 17 2014
sorry for belated reply.

adjust the following parameters in the conkyrc file.

alignment top_left

gap_x 10
gap_y 35 - Feb 24 2013
Glad you got it working and enjoying it. - Sep 26 2012
paste in a terminal

killall conky
conky -c $HOME/.Conky/revolutionary_clocks/rev_midi/conkyrc &

post the error that is returned in the terminal.

the lua script and conkyrc should both be owned and running as user and not root. If there is a mismatch that can cause a problem
- Jun 28 2012
Sorry with the current version make a folder under the home directory named " .Conky "
Then extract "revolutionary_clocks" (plural) directly into the .Conky folder.

Install the fonts! (optional - better alignment)

Run / execute any of the ' start_conky.sh ' scripts. (change their properties to executable)

if that fails try running in a terminal the following command

conky -c $HOME/.Conky/revolutionary_clocks/rev_midi/conkyrc &

[change the above folder "rev_midi" for which ever version you like

(except "all" which needs to be run four times with X varying from 1-4

conky -c $HOME/.Conky/revolutionary_clocks/all/conkyrcX &

)]
- Jun 24 2012
Sorry they got missed in last update have re-included now - Jun 13 2012
try the new midi version - Jun 05 2012
you could use the mini version

conky -c $HOME/.Conky/rev_mini/conkyrc &

or change the following parameters in the lua script

cup_radius
saucer_radius
Graduation_radius

once you done that
then need to relocate it
by change x and y

This can all be done easily with 'find & replace' function in text editor like kate

if you tell me how much smaller I could do it for you.

- Jun 03 2012
that is the default conky output. It means although conky is running the downloaded files are not.

1. first check the install path is correct and no spaces have crept into the folder names and the .Conky zipped file should be directly under your home directory.

you can check this by typing n (cutting and pasting) the following into a terminal:


dir $HOME/.Conky/

dir $HOME/.Conky/revolutionary_clock/

dir $HOME/.Conky/rev_midi/


each line should output the files in those folders respectively, if not then that is where your problem is and you need to correctly place the ' .Conky ' hidden folder.

2. if the above outputs ok with the file names then type (or cut and paste) the following into the terminal


conky -c $HOME/.Conky/revolutionary_clock/conkyrc &


Or


conky -c $HOME/.Conky/rev_mini/conkyrc &



the first is for the large clock and the second is for the mini clock.

Let me know how it goes.


- May 31 2012
TheMinuteClock for Conky

Conky 2 comments

Score 52%
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Jan 12 2013
Looks good.

Glad you could understand my 'cups n saucers' lua script! - Feb 16 2013
Revolutionary Clock (conky)

Conky 3 comments

Score 56%
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Jun 07 2012
sorry for delayed answer.
I do not know how to run conky as a screen saver. I think it is outwith the remit of the conky programme.
if you have it running on the desktop there may be some screen savers that can project the desktop. and also give a changing background to avoid screen-
burn in. - Feb 16 2013
install feh (an image viewer)

then add the following code to the start script to enable transparency effect as opposed to the black background.


[code]

feh --bg-fill `grep 'wallpaper=' ~/.kde/share/config/plasma-desktop-appletsrc | tail --bytes=+11`

[/code]

-fill can be changed for other required parameters eg -scale - Jun 09 2012
Futuristic Conky

Conky 15 comments

Score 52%
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May 27 2012
it depends on your setup, and kernal.
It should work but not 'out of the box' will need to be tweaked by yourself - Oct 22 2012
The fonts which include weather symbols are both installed by opening up the font file in file manager, and then click on install font at right lower corner.

If you not using the fonts then alignment will be out and weather symbols will be absent. - Jun 08 2012
hwmon 2 temp 1 for me is the graphics card do you have a separate graphics card or an integrated one.

open the following file in a text editor (such as gedit or kate).

/.Conky/future_conky/config/conkyrc1


on line 87 delete the last bit from 'GPU $.......°C' till the end of the line (once you get it working you could output some thing else here to use up the space. such as the M/B or N/B temps)

${voffset 11}${goto 77}GPU ${hwmon 2 temp 1} °C

then try to run the conky in terminal with

conky -c $HOME/.Conky/future_conky/config/conkyrc1 &

If it still doesn't work then
look in /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon0/device

you should have some files referring to your Core temps such as

Core0 , Core1, Core2, Core3 or
temp1, temp2, temp3, temp4 or
something else

mine were temp2, temp3, temp4, temp5 and that's what Futuristic Conky is based on.

open following in text editor

/home/ubu1/.Conky/future_conky/scripts/sector_rings.lua

and change the arguments for the hwmon0 "temp x" for whatever is in your system
e.g
name="hwmon 0",
arg="temp 2", <---change this line
max=90,

repeat for all the cores - hwmon 0 . save the file and run

conky -c $HOME/.Conky/future_conky/config/conkyrc1 &

if still not working repeat above for hwmon 1 which is your motherboard.

based on the sensors out put possible names will be

CPU Fan Speed
Chassis1 Fan Speed
(was 0 so might not be connected to a fan)
Chassis2 Fan Speed
NB Fan Speed
Power Fan Speed (also 0)
CPU Temperature
MB Temperature
NB Temperature

so double check names in hwmon1/device folder change accordings arg in the lua file as before.
you may also need to change line 94 in the conkyrc1 file which reads

${voffset 11}${goto 77}M/B ${hwmon 1 temp 3} °C

let me know how it goes. - Jun 01 2012
1. install and sensors. ( if you on a debian system like ubuntu or mint linux then type the following in to terminal . it will ask you for your password)


sudo apt-get install lm-sensors


2. configure sensors by typing in the terminal


sudo sensors-detect


answering Yes (default) to all questions, even that last one that defaults to No

3. restart the terminal and run sensors by typing sensors then post that information here.


sensors


4. check you have the following hwmon directories

/sys/class/hwmon/hwmon0
/sys/class/hwmon/hwmon1
/sys/class/hwmon/hwmon2

you can get an indication of the files within those directories and then the 'device' sub-folder are what needs to be used.
look within hwmon2/device and see if there is a temp 1 or temp 2 or GPU temp etc.

- Jun 01 2012
Have corrected. Many thanks for the feed back. - May 27 2012
I'm glad you like it.

thanks for the feed back. - May 24 2012
I will try to help but I have only being using linux for 1 month some am relatively new.

1. install conky in a terminal with following command

sudo apt-get install conky-all

it will ask you for root password.

2. extract the zip (futuristic conky) in the home directory such that the " .Conky " folder is a direct subdirectory of the home directory.

3. you can then run the start_conky.sh script but first change its permissions so it is executable like a program. can even add a link to the start up so it launch's at boot.

Or alternatively you can run from terminal with following command

$ conky -c $HOME/.Conky/future_conky/config/conkyrc1 &

hope that helps!


- May 24 2012
Futuristic Conky 2.3.0

Conky 14 comments

Score 59%
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Jun 04 2012
the lua script needs needss to be modified for the correct conky commands

/.Conky/future_conky/sector_rings.lua

{
name="hwmon 2",
arg="temp 1",

the parameters between quotation marks needs changing. i.e hwmon2 to possibly acpi and temp 1 to whatever is appropriate (if all else fails could try backslash). I never used acpi so not aware of the conky command for it. - Jul 22 2012
the paramethers inside the lua script are not set up. set up sensors ( sudo sensors-detect ) then run sensors to determine what you have in terms of hardware temps and fans. you wil have to adjust the name='' and arg='' parameters for your system. see post above dated 7th june.
- Jun 17 2012
glad you got it sorted.

(you could output other data in place of the fans) - Jun 08 2012
hwmon 2 temp 1 for me is the graphics card temperature. do you have a separate graphics card or an integrated one.

make sure you have lm-sensors installed and have run detect-sensors.

open the following file in a text editor (such as gedit or kate).

/.Conky/future_conky/sector_rings.lua

from line 38 to 65 you wiill see the following:
{
name="hwmon 2",
arg="temp 1",
max=90,
xc=163.5,
yc=220.5,
start_angle=-150,
end_angle=150,
thickness=13,
radius=22,
sectors=32,
gap_sectors=1,
bg_colour1={{0,0xFFFFFF,0}},
bg_colour2={{1,0xFFFFFF,0}},
fg_colour1={{0,0xFFFFFF,1.0}},
fg_colour2={{0,0xff3300,1}},
xtp=152,
ytp=249,
caption=' °C',
inverse_arc=true,
border_size= 0,
fill_sector=false,
background=false,
foreground=true,
bd_colour1={{0,0xFFFFFF,0}},
bd_colour2={{0,0xFFFFFF,0}},
draw_me=true,
},

either delete it all or edit it out by putting --[[ before and ]] after it
once you get it working you could output some thing else here to use up the space. such as the HDD temps

then try to run the conky in terminal with

If it still doesn't work then
look in /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon0/device

you should have some files referring to your Core temps such as

Core0 , Core1, Core2, Core3 or
temp1, temp2, temp3, temp4 or
something else

mine were temp2, temp3, temp4, temp5 and that's what Futuristic Conky is based on.


and change the arguments for the hwmon0 "temp x" for whatever is in your system
e.g
name="hwmon 0",
arg="temp 2", <---change this line
max=90,

repeat for all the cores - hwmon 0 . save the file and run

conky -c $HOME/.Conky/future_conky/config/conkyrc1 &

if still not working repeat above for hwmon 1 which is your motherboard.

if still cant get it to work post output of
sensors in a terminal. - Jun 07 2012
1. run (copy and paste) the following into a terminal.


conky -c $HOME/.Conky/future_conky/conkyrc1 &


2. if it doesnt work then check you have unzipped into the correct directory.

ls $HOME/.Conky/future_conky/

it should output
conkyrc1
fonts
pix
sector_rings.lua
start_conky.sh

if not then you not extracted the download into the correct area. the .Conky folder needs to be under your Home folder.

3. if above is ok and number 1 is still not working.
then check you have all the conky packages

sudo apt-get install conky-all




- Jun 07 2012
thank you for the feed-back.
Glad you like it. - Jun 05 2012