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kb:linux:lts14p04conkystartup [2014/07/03 04:52]
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kb:linux:lts14p04conkystartup [2016/01/14 01:35] (current)
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 # Pause a little longer to maker certain the desktop is fully loaded # Pause a little longer to maker certain the desktop is fully loaded
 # Then start the desired conky # Then start the desired conky
-sleep 10 && conky -c ~/.conky/.conkyrc+sleep 10 && conky -c ~/.conky/conkyrc_sys
 </​file><​code>​ </​file><​code>​
 chmod +x ~/​.conky/​conkystart.sh ​   # needed file permission to run this script chmod +x ~/​.conky/​conkystart.sh ​   # needed file permission to run this script
-mv ~/.conkyrc ~/​.conky/ ​   # move existing .conkyrc file into the .conky directory+mv ~/.conkyrc ~/.conky/conkyrc_sys ​   # move existing .conkyrc file into .conky directory
 </​code>​ </​code>​
-<note tip>**If the desired Conky configuration file does not exist yet**, then instead of using the above move command, ​ that configuration should be saved as .conkyrc ​in the just created .conky directory. ( ~/.conky/.conkyrc ​)\\ \\ Note: A period ( . ) at the beginning of a file or directory name creates a **hidden** file or directory. To view those using a file manager, the "show hidden files" option must be selected.</​note>​+<note tip>**If the desired Conky configuration file does not exist yet**, then instead of using the above move command, ​ that configuration should be saved as conkyrc_sys ​in the just created .conky directory. ( ~/.conky/conkyrc_sys ​)\\ \\ Note: A period ( . ) at the beginning of a file or directory name creates a **hidden** file or directory. To view those using a file manager, the "show hidden files" option must be selected.</​note>​
 <​note>​Finally,​ update the Autostart list to use the above Conky startup script, to ensure that only one instance of the desired Conky will be running.</​note>​ <​note>​Finally,​ update the Autostart list to use the above Conky startup script, to ensure that only one instance of the desired Conky will be running.</​note>​
   * "​Applications Menu" >> "​Settings Manager"​ >> "​Session and Startup"​ >> the "​Application Autostart"​ tab   * "​Applications Menu" >> "​Settings Manager"​ >> "​Session and Startup"​ >> the "​Application Autostart"​ tab