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The MX-17 conkies

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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#81 Postby cyrilus31 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:55 am

Jerry3904 wrote:The fonts for that conky, as for the others, is included in the conky's own folder. I will look into changing that to see if it makes a difference. It's also possible I suppose that that font is too specialized, so will also look at using something more general.

infini fonts used by default is a french font From Centre National des arts plastiques. From what I read, greek is not supported :frown:

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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#82 Postby Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:58 am

Bingo, thanks. I love the font, but will look replacing it (sorry, asqwerth!) if we keep this as the default conky.
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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#83 Postby asqwerth » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:07 am

No worries - I forgot all about characters for other languages!

As long as the version with infini font remains in the collection for those of us whose languages can be displayed by said font, it's not really a problem.
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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#84 Postby cyrilus31 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:11 am

And an other thing : in the conky conf file, override_utf8_locale must be put to yes for a full display (italian is supported but does not display correctly without this option)

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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#85 Postby Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:20 am

Great, I wondered what that was for.

I am going to create a "default" version of the conky so we don't lose that gorgeous font completely from the set.
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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#86 Postby Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:48 am

@anti: if you replace

Infini

with

Roboto-Regular

Does it render the Greek? This is just a proof-of-concept question. It's hard to tell without going through a lot of fonts, for which I don't have time right now.

Another candidate might be wqy-microhei, which supposedly also handles Chinese and Japanese.
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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#87 Postby anticapitalista » Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:36 pm

Jerry3904 wrote:@anti: if you replace

Infini

with

Roboto-Regular

Does it render the Greek? This is just a proof-of-concept question. It's hard to tell without going through a lot of fonts, for which I don't have time right now.

Another candidate might be wqy-microhei, which supposedly also handles Chinese and Japanese.


Replacing Infini with Roboto-Regular AND override_utf8_locale yes renders Greek correctly.
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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#88 Postby Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:44 pm

Good, that's a start--thanks. Not a very handsome font...but now I can move forward.
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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#89 Postby asqwerth » Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:32 pm

Regarding GeekyTowerLogo, I overlooked the fact that the cpu readings and bar graph should refer to cpu0 (ie, the total usage for all CPU cores), rather than to cpu1, which would only display usage for the 1st core.

So the text in line 115 should be:

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${color3}CPU: ${color}${cpu cpu0}% ${alignr}${color}${cpubar cpu0 8,60}


ADDED: and on another note, after installation of beta2, the MX logo no longer shows up in this conky (it did when I tested the conky in live mode) when you use:

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./MXLogoStart.png


as the file path.

Note that I used the $HOME/.conky/MX-Asq/etc etc way of describing the path for the harddrive.sh script and it continues to work.

Would suggest the same for the logo pic, so line 108 should be:

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 ${image $HOME/.conky/MX-Asq/MX-GeekyTowerLogo/MXLogoStart.png -p 97,90 -s 50x50}


and yep, that works. I really don't like the "./" shortcut.
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Re: The MX-17 conkies

#90 Postby Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:46 pm

Thanks
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