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August 2009 Desktop

Mark Manching

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well here's my laptop.. has changed a lot since I last showed it (even though you don't really see the changes much)


-Unity Linux Beta w/kernel

-background: Tokyo

Conky - *latest nightly build*


# Conky script *heavily* simplified -N- modified By h3%5kr3w.
# Please feel free to modify to your own needs.
# Inspired by tcrroadie (Kris S) and Pengo's edit of tcrroadie

# Based on conky-jc and the default .conkyrc.
# -- Pengo (conky@pengo.us)
# -- H3%5KR3W (hexskrew@gmail.com)

# Use double buffering (reduces flicker, may not work for everyone)
double_buffer yes

# fiddle with window 
use_spacer right
use_xft yes

# Update interval in seconds
update_interval 2.0

# Maximum width of window area
maximum_width 1280

# Draw shades?
draw_shades no

# Text stuff
draw_outline no # amplifies text if yes
draw_borders no

#font monospace
uppercase no # set to yes if you want all text to be in uppercase

# Xft font when Xft is enabled
#xftfont Sans:size=12
#xftfont Bitstream Vera Sans Mono:size=8
xftfont Terminus:size=12
#xftfont cubicfive10:pixelsize=8
#xftfont squaredance10:pixelsize=14
#xftfont swf!t_v02:pixelsize=10
#xftfont soulstalker:size=12

# Text alpha when using Xft
xftalpha 1

# Stippled borders?
stippled_borders 3
# border margins
border_margin 9

# border width
border_width 5

# Default colors and also border colors, grey90 == #e5e5e5
default_color 333333#302d2d

#own_window_colour brown
own_window_transparent yes

# Text alignment, other possible values are commented
alignment top_left
#alignment top_right
#alignment bottom_left
#alignment bottom_right
#alignment top_middle

# Gap between borders of screen and text
gap_x 1
gap_y 1

# The following code is written for dark wallpapers (backgrounds). 


${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} Date: ${color} ${font}
        ${time %A %d %Y}
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} Time: ${color} ${font}
        ${time %H:%M}
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} Kernel: ${color} ${font}
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} System: ${color} ${font}
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} Uptime: ${color} ${font}
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} CPU: ${color} ${font}
        ${freq} MHz
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} CPU Load: ${color} ${font}
        CPU 1: ${alignr}${cpu cpu0}% ${cpugraph 8,60 660000 A7CC5C}
        CPU 2: ${alignr}${cpu cpu1}% ${cpugraph 8,60 660000 A7CC5C}
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} Battery Power: ${color} ${font}
        ${battery_percent BAT0}% ${alignr}${battery_bar 8,60 BAT0}
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} Ram: ${color} ${font}
        $memperc% ${alignr}${membar 8,60}
${color a12525} ${font Terminus:size=20} Network: ${color} ${font}
        Up: ${upspeed wlan0} 
            kb/s ${alignr}${upspeedgraph wlan0 8,60 789E2D A7CC5C}
        Down: ${downspeed wlan0}
            kb/s ${alignr}${downspeedgraph wlan0 8,60 789E2D A7CC5C}
        Upload: ${alignr}${totalup wlan0}
        Download: ${alignr}${totaldown eth0}
        WIP: ${alignr}${addr wlan0}
        LIP: ${alignr}${addr eth0}

***btw, no scripts kiddies!!! this script works on all systems and should work with all recent builds of conky. Also I just added the darker part to the wallpaper itself instead of just putting the code in. You do need a pretty dark or black left side of a background to see it properly unless you modify the colors.***

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Nothing too interesting this month have been on laptop all last month

EDIT: Was about to say everyone has very nice wallpapers (expected as we all spend too much on time on our comps) but then CraigHB went and ruined it :P

One funny thing I noted is usually my desktop is clear and i love keep files organised properly but can't apply the same to my real life room is always so messy!! Anyone the same way?

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Thanks for the link.

But it's not working for me. I've put the "urxvt*inheritPixmap" as true, aswell as tweaking the fading and tint values. But instead of being transparent, it just shows my desktop background. Like, for instance, if I open a terminal above firefox, the terminal wouldnt show firefox, but would show part of my wallpaper. Is this the norm, or an incompatibility issue with feh setting the background and the transparency setting in ~/.Xdeaults?

Sorry for diverting the thread topic.

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Hmm. I had that..

It's like, a "transparent" terminal, when above another window like firefox, doesnt show firefox underneath it. Instead, it shows my desktop. Its like showing me whats behind firefox, instead of firefox.

Oh, I understand what you mean now, and that's just how transparent terminals are ^_^

@KeelBug: I like ^_^

Andddddd update:


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