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    Default How to setup conky??

    In bt4 bets there was a conky ... i need to get that up and runnign..pls tell me the complete setup process involved... i would like the conky script of the bt4 beta release.

    final comes with conky.. how can i get it running as a startup program.

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    Default Re: How to setup conky??

    Well when you had it in BT4 beta how did you start it then?

    That is a rhetorical question so please don't answer because the correct one is
    # conky

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    Default Re: How to setup conky??

    hey i want to add conky as a startup program. Tell me what i should do?????

    i obtained the .conkyrc from beta disk..... tell me how i can have it run automatically when i startup...

    conky runs smoothly when i run conky from the run menu.... but i want ti as a startup program...pls help!!!

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    Default Re: How to setup conky??

    Quote Originally Posted by t1nm@n View Post
    hey i want to add conky as a startup program. Tell me what i should do?????
    so make a cronjob for it that runs @login.

    you _do_ know how crontab -e works, right? if not, man crontab
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    Default Re: How to setup conky??

    I don't know about a cron job but this link may be a better way.
    Conky on startup - Ubuntu Forums

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    Default Re: How to setup conky??

    apt-get install backtrack-conky

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    Default Re: How to setup conky??

    thanks a lot for the replies....

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    I'm new with Bt4.Can I install conky 1.8?

    Can I install conky 1.8 on BT4

    Quote Originally Posted by purehate View Post
    apt-get install backtrack-conky
    I want install conky-all 1.8.0.Is this possible?
    Last edited by Archangel-Amael; 05-10-2010 at 06:28 PM.

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    Default Re: How to setup conky??

    Quote Originally Posted by radoshow View Post
    I'm new with Bt4.Can I install conky 1.8?
    Can I install conky 1.8 on BT4
    I want install conky-all 1.8.0.Is this possible?
    Try using some search fu'.
    I am sure it is in the repos.
    # apt-cache search conky

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    Default Re: How to setup conky??

    Quote Originally Posted by Archangel-Amael View Post
    Try using some search fu'.
    I am sure it is in the repos.
    # apt-cache search conky
    Code:
    # apt-cache search conky
    conky-backtrack - Backtrack version of a lightweight system monitor
    conky - highly configurable system monitor for X based on torsmo
    Returns this.Another ideas.

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