Get Weather Or System Info On Your Desktop With These 2 Conky Configurations

There are two Conky configurations I’ve been wanting to write about for a while, but I didn’t have the time to do it, until today, so here it is: the first one has been created by Satya, it’s called Conky Google Now and is very easy to set up while the second one, created by Pressian, is more advanced and requires some experience with Conky to set it up.Conky is a lightweight, highly configurable system monitor tool which can display the information on your desktop, in different shapes and forms.Before proceeding, make sure you’ve firstly installed Conky. In Ubuntu, install it using the following command:sudo apt-get install conky-allConky Google NowDownload Conky Google NowConky Google Now is a Conky configuration created by Satya which tries to imitate Google Now. This should be very easy to use as there isn’t much to configure: you only need to get the Yahoo Weather ID for your city and enter it in the Conky configuration file.This Conky config displays the current weather, a forecast for the next two days, wind speed as well as the network up / down speed and total sent / received data.To use Conky Google Now, download the configuration files from

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