Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Conky Manager is a graphical user interface, over the Conky configuration files, it makes easier for the user to enable or disable the Conky themes for displaying the cpu usage, memory usage, network traffic and others. Some Linux operating systems, like Pinguy OS come with Conky installed by default.
The latest version available is Conky Manager 2.1, which has been released recently. Among others, it fixes some dependencies for Ubuntu 12.04, comes with improved support for the background management, for the most popular desktop environments and got some bug-fixes for already known issues.
In this article I will show you how to install Conky Manager 2.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, LXLE 14.04, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Conky Manager 2.1 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Deepin and other Ubuntu derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the conky-manager package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install conky-manager
Optional, to remove conky-manager, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove conky-manager