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Calling for MX-18 conkies

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Calling for MX-18 conkies

#1 Post by Jerry3904 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:41 pm

We are in *market* for new conkies to be included by default with the next version of MX. Should be along the lines of what we used as default in MX-17 and MX-17.1. I will post a couple I have collected already to give an idea of the range.

Here are our criteria:

--aesthetically interesting, elegant, etc.
--leaning toward the simple type
--no weather
--preference for creativity over data dump

There are many potential candidates in the long thread Conky Helps.

Resources:
--https://mxlinux.org/wiki/help-files/help-conky-manager
--https://mxlinux.org/wiki/help-files/help-mx-conky

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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#2 Post by Jerry3904 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:14 pm

So here are two very different ones: the first is a simple one that I created from an existing conky by adding a short system line and changing colors with MX Conky. The other is part of a series by Hervé Simonnet on futuristic conkies. The second will need editing for inclusion in MX.

So, what do you have?
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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#3 Post by Jerry3904 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:57 pm

Wanted to show how effective that simple one can be when colors are adjusted for the wallpaper.
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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#4 Post by skidoo » Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:16 am

In case someone wants to suggest a favorite ready-made theme, hundreds of themes with screenshots are showcased here:
https://www.gnome-look.org/browse/cat/124/order/latest
https://github.com/erikdubois/Aureola

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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#5 Post by KoO » Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:24 am

I have been editing the koo conky it needed better lineament and a code change for cpu.
I also have line or bar conky which takes up little space..

Will have a better look on the weekend..
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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#6 Post by asqwerth » Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:15 am

Here an oldie but goodie which I've used for a long time - modified - from Voyager Linux. I got it from their 13.04 release. They have tons of conkies that come as default, controlled by their own French-language conky management program.

It's called conky10-TimeFull. Modded to make use of the colour change wheel in MX-Conky, and also to add kernel, disk free details, plus add shades (outlines) to the fonts so that the text show up better.
voyager_No10-Time-shades-kernel_free-MX_colors_mod.png
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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#7 Post by asqwerth » Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:21 am

Here is a more detailed one, but hopefully the info is laid out with some elegance. It's time to have a conky that has a script that displays music being played by our default player, Clementine.

Modded from one I found on the Solus forum posted by their member Bridouz:
- changed logo to an MX one made by Antech
- swapped his MPD media player script for one that can work with Clementine. Script from here: http://amhndu.github.io/Projects/conky-cards.html
- some colour and visual changes.
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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#8 Post by Jerry3904 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:21 am

@skidoo: looks useful, thanks
@KoO: looking forward to seeing what you come up with
@asqwerth: can only see them on my phone ATM, but they look great
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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#9 Post by richb » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:03 am

The Data line would be removed as that refers to my specific data partitions. The logo is part of the conky.
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Re: Calling for MX-18 conkies

#10 Post by Jerry3904 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:19 am

Thanks, nice colors.
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