Saturday, October 27, 2012

Install Emays Conky On Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 13

In this tutorial, we will help you install an amazing conky theme named Emays that will beautify your desktop. This desklet will display time, date, and some system information. Here is a screenshot of it:

If you haven't already installed Conky on your system, then run this command:

sudo apt-get install conky-all

Emays Conky Installation

Open the terminal and run these commands:

mkdir -p ~/.emays && cd ~/.emays 

wget -O

unzip -q ema*.zip

Install now fonts with this command:

mkdir -p ~/.fonts

cp ~/.emays/Emays/Fonts/* ~/.fonts

To start Emays Conky, run this command:

conky -c ~/.emays/Emays/Conkyrc/conkyrc


To change the position of the desklet on your desktop, edit this file:

gedit ~/.emays/Emays/Conkyrc/conkyrc 

Change now this line:

alignment top_left

To any of these options:

  • alignment top_right
  • alignment bottom_left
  • alignment bottom_right
Save your file and exit.

Emays Conky Removal

Via the terminal, run these commands:

rm -rf ~/.emays

rm -rf ~/.fonts/AMAZB*.TTF

rm -rf ~/.fonts/Janda*.ttf

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