On Fedora with Gnome-shell 3, its been long time that I was not able to get transparent window. So, finally I thought to spend some time to try to fix that. Finally got that fixed with all the configurations below in the conkyrc. Here the default color is set to LightSkyBlue but feel free to change that.
I hope this helps fedora community who is struggling to get transparent window. And here is the code :
I was looking for something to monitor few details on the server. I thought about quite a lot of applications, some open source and some scripts developed in house. But my requirements were quite petty and the scripts and applications were quite heavy. So, I thought why not conky :).
So, with some quick work on conky script, I was able to get what I wanted and here it is for all of you.
This is a bash script, that will create the conky script and then start conky.
In this thread you can see some very nice conkyrc files with screenshots. You can browse through the thread and get the one that you like. But if you are like me and would like to download all of them to see the features and commands in each of them then you would need to copy each of these files and paste them separately. But if you have to do everything manually then there’s not much of being on Linux 🙂
So here’s a one liner that you can use to download the page locally into a file called test:
wget http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=281865 -O test
And once that is done, you can use the command as below to get only the conkyrc file code and seperate them with “———————————–” and few nelines.
sed -n '/<pr/,/<\/pr/ p; 1d' test |\
sed '/<pr/,/auto">/ d'|\
Well, neat isn’t it. Not quite, why do we need 2 steps, let’s try this in one:
curl http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=281865|sed -n '// d'|\
Bingo, with this you will have all the conkyrc file extracted in the file called conkyrc in the same directory seperated with few newlines and “———————————–”.
We will continue this some other time to get to a script, which can do all these for us, for now, chao…