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 1.2, which got 3 more Conky themes,to the existing ones: CPUPanel, Gotham, NvidiaPanel, Cowon Conky, Gold&Grey, MaxConky,Torn Paper Clone. Read more on the developer’s blog.
In this article I will show you how to install Conky Manager 1.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Conky Manager 1.2 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS 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
Or, if you want to uninstall conky-manager, disable the recently added PPA and downgrade all the packages that got updated via the PPA, do:
$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:teejee2008/ppa