Saturday, 29 June 2013

Conky Manager v1.1

What's New

A new tab has been added for editing Conky config files. This tab provides options for changing basic settings like the location of the widget on the desktop, transparency and size of the window.

Location Tab:

Set alignment and gap from screen borders.

Transparency Tab:

Set the widget background color and transparency.

Size Tab

Set the minimum size of the widget.

New Themes

Following new themes have been added to the download package.


Max Conky

Torn Paper Clone

CPU Panel


Options Tab

Starting with this version, the new themes that are installed will not be copied automatically to your local conky directory (~/conky-manager/themes). There's a new button in the Options tab for copying the new themes. Existing themes will not be overwritten.


If you are using Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10 (or any of its derivates like Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Linux Mint) then you can install it from the LaunchPad PPA:

Open a terminal window (CTRL+ALT+T) on your machine and type the following commands one by one:

sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install conky-manager

For other Debian systems the DEB package can be download from