Install Conky Hardy in Ubuntu 12.10/Ubuntu 12.04/Ubuntu 11.10/Any Ubuntu Version/Linux Mint/Fedora/Other Linux Versions

Previous NoobsLab shared other conky versions for Linux Desktop. NoobsLab made available this conky gadgets for all environments (Unity, Gnome Shell, Cinnamon, Mate, Gnome Shell and others).
This conky version released and last time updated in 2009. It has no name, so I gave name Conky Hardy. This conky is modified by NoobsLab but credit goes to developer, it is available for all environments (Unity, Gnome Shell, Cinnamon, Mate, Gnome Shell and others) and also added Ethernet + Wifi support. This conky shows (CPU usage, Kernel Version, Ram usage, Swap, Laptop Battery, OS Up-time, Count Processes, HDD usage, Network info)

Installation methods: wget method or PPA method

1) wget Installation Method (Works with all Linux Distributions):

ubuntu conky

Install Conky in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

First of all Download Startup script with following commands:

Now open Startup Applications > click Add  > New Dialog box will open click on Browse > Now (Press Ctrl+H) see following screenshot.
conky startup


For (Gnome Classic, Mate, and other):
To install conky hardy in Ubuntu/Mint/Debian open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

For (Unity, Gnome Shell and Cinnamon):
To install conky hardy in Ubuntu/Mint/Debian open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:


2) PPA Installation Method:

White Version

Black Version

Blue Version
What's new:
  • Automatically adds to start-up.
  • Now hardy conky available in three colors. Ability to change colors anytime from setup.
  • Works in all environments, options to choose between environment.
  • Added option to choose between ethernet and wifi

To install hardy-conky in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Mint 15/14/13 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
After installation logout and login back then must open "conky setup" from menu and setup your conky by following instructions then again logout and login back.

Note for Debian: In order to add PPA first you need to install package python-software-properties.

To install hardy-Conky in Previous Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Debian/and related Ubuntu derivatives open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

To uninstall use following command in Terminal:
That's it
Source: Conky Hardy

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