Saturday, 14 June 2014

Conky Manager v2 Released

Conky Manager v2 is now available. This is a major update with a completely revamped UI and options. A big thanks to everyone who contributed to this project.

User Manual

A complementary user manual is now available for all users who have contributed to this project either through donations or by translating the application to other languages. The manual has a detailed description of the functionality along with steps required for creating theme packs and for fixing common issues.

If you wish to receive a copy of the user manual please consider leaving a donation using the PayPal link below. A copy will be sent to you by email. If you have already donated to this project you do not need to donate again.


Ubuntu-based Distributions (Ubuntu, Linux Mint, etc)

If you are using Ubuntu or its derivatives (like Xubuntu, Linux Mint, etc) you can install it from the Launchpad PPA. Builds are available for the following Ubuntu releases:

  • 13.10 (saucy)
  • 14.04 (trusty)
  • 14.10 (utopic)

For any other release, you can install it using the DEB files given below.

conky-manager-latest-i386.deb (32-bit, 1 MB)
conky-manager-latest-amd64.deb (64-bit, 1 MB)

To install from PPA, type the following commands one by one in a terminal window:

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

Updates will be installed automatically if you have enabled automatic updates enabled on your system. The package can also be updated manually by running the install command again.

sudo apt-get install conky-manager


The DEB files are available from following links:

conky-manager-latest-i386.deb (32-bit, 1 MB)
conky-manager-latest-amd64.deb (64-bit, 1 MB)

Other Linux Distributions

An installer is available from following links: (32-bit, 1 MB) (64-bit, 1 MB)

Run it from a terminal window with the following commands:

sh ./  #32-bit
sh ./  #64-bit

Depending on the distribution that you are using, you may need to install packages for the following dependencies:

libgtk-3 libgee2 libjson-glib rsync imagemagick p7zip

Theme Packs

The default installation contains only a few sample themes. For more themes, download the theme pack given below and install it using the Import button on the toolbar.

Official Theme Pack #1 (15 MB)


A big thanks to everyone who donated to this project.

2014-05-31Will Hartley $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-04-27Steven Klausmeier $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-04-26Radek Otahal $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-04-21Gus Chavez $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-04-19Adam Simmons $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-04-08Raymond Shaffer $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-04-06Flaviu Dan $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-04-01Nicola Jelmorini $100 Conky Manager v2
2014-03-31Dan Raymond $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-03-19John Cruz $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-03-14William Keller $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-03-11Umut Baris Demir $10 Conky Manager v2
2014-02-26Jesse Avalos $20 Conky Manager v2


This program is free for personal and commercial use and comes with absolutely no warranty. The author will not be liable for any damages arising from the use of this program.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
See the GNU General Public License for more details.

Support This Project

This application is free for personal and commercial use and is licensed under the GNU General Public License. If you find this application useful and wish to support its development, please consider purchasing a support subscription using the PayPal link below.