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Conky based widgets

A muchos nos gusta tener widgets sobre el fondo de nuestro escritorio . Con esa finalidad hemos creado un paquete deb con una amplia coleccion de widgets de todo tipo. Estos widgets se seleccionan y se configuran desde el programa «Conky Manager», incluido en el mismo paquete.


Download and install the package repository Deepines then execute the command update && sudo apt sudo apt-install widgets conkys . It already handles add all the packages required for proper operation (conky-manager, Conky, sensors, etc.).

Once the package is installed and we can use most of integrated widgets. However, there are certain widgets you need a little extra modifications to work properly. Which will explain in detail below.


El programa de Conky Manager lista todos los widgets disponibles. Nos podemos desplazar entre ellos y seleccionar aquellos que queramos, con los iconos de la parte superior izquierda [See Figure 1], o simplemente moviéndonos con el ratón y marcando el cuadrado para elegirlo . Puedes activar todos aquellos que desees, con el único pero de que se pueden solapar. Sin embargo, puedes los reubicar los widgets a lo largo del escritorio del modo que quieras.

Image 1. Conky-Manager Interface

The / widgets remain active until you close session or uncheck the box activation. To be permanent you have to activate the option to boot conky to login, as shown in the image below.

Figure 2. Enabling Conky on startup

Con Conky Manager puedes cambiar tanto la posición, como el color de fondo de los widgets. El tamaño también puede ser modificado, pero puede hacer que los elementos del widget no encajen correctamente desde el botón de ajustes. Muchos de ellos, son colecciones de conkys (widgets) diseñados de forma que encajan mejor visualmente entre si. Aquellos que pertenecen a la misma colección de widgets tienen el mismo nombre entre la 3ª y 4ª barra «/». Como ejemplo este conky: «~/.conky/Originales/ Stylish + To-do-list /config / cpu "where all those widgets Stylish + To-do-list in that position they are from the same collection.


  • Widgets that sample data network: In most machines, widgets showing graphs of network traffic should run correctly.
    If it is not your case, to fix it, you must replace the network name that comes standard in Conky Manager (wlp3s0) of your machine by. To do this we look at the terminal the name of your network with the following command: nmcli connection show. You'll get the name in the "Device" column. Let's settings Conky ManagerNetwork / Interface Substituting "wlp3s0" by the network name that gave us back the command.
  • Do list widget (or annotations).To create notes with the "~ / .conky / Originals / Stylish + To-do-list / Config 'widget you have to create a file called notas.txt (without capital letters) in your folder / home /. To update your notes you write to that file and when you keep it updated in the widget.
  • music widget (~ / .Conky / Original / Paneles_en_cajas / Config / mediaplayer_rc) data shows the songs that are playing, but only with Clementine music player. Therefore, to use this widget, you must install the player with sudo apt install clementine
widget Paneles_en_cajas

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Felicitaciones !!!! excelente trabajo, se del tiempo que dedicaron tu y Isaías Gätjens MIsa Gätjens M in this homework ; a hug.


Very good friend thanks for this

Akiba Illusion



Expectacular! Thanks Jorge for this laburito!

Juan Martín Runge

Hello! I wanted to install it on 15.9.2 and I get the following:

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt install conkys-widgets
Reading package lists ... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information ... Done
Do not can instal some pack. This may mean that
He requested an impossible situation or if you are using the distribution
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or
They have taken from "Incoming".
The following information may help resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
conkys-widgets: Depends: conky-manager but it is not installable
E: We were unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

I have something wrong with my sources or may be it is not for this version?

Thank you!

Isaías Gätjens M

Hello, it is also important to update repositories just before installing

update && sudo apt sudo apt-install widgets conkys

And as George suggests, the beta version of Deepin missing dependencies.

Juan Martín Runge

Thank you very much to both. When the drop had no idea it was beta, snif. I can go to the stable without reinstalling anything?



interesting Jorge KenobiJorge KenobiVery well explained.

ariel campos

Hello! install in Deepin 15.10 and some can not apply them transparencies, others missing and close other icons. As you can be repaired? Thank you


Good afternoon in Deepin 15.10 does not apply transparencies and widgets hope can be solved soon disappear thanks are cheveres

Isaías Gätjens M

Hi, as Jorge indicated in the response to the previous review, with changing the window manager Deepin 15.10, many configurations are outdated, we have prepared an update that solves these problems and will be available in the new compatible deepines repository with the new Deepin 15.10, which will be published in the coming days.

Fabio Barbosa

possivel é na widgets will move fabric. or mostraram voices here na Primeira Imagem muito ficou no meu porem top pouoquinho acima e onde um Barra do Deepin top FICA FICA na slightly over time or widget.

Isaías Gätjens M

Oi! Eu não português entendo, estou using Google or Tradutor.

Você pode will move, or gerenciador Conky allows você mova each widget so Independente.

Vou com um try to show video.

Isaías Gätjens M

Carregar or video here não deu certo, um passo link então eu.


install it by following the steps and even then I even get the managger conky

Isaías Gätjens M

Hello, please display the error message and details, the data provided are insufficient to determine what the problem is.


I can not show you the error that as, he is normally installed, but when looking at personal folder and even hidden files do not appear, ie I followed the steps but when starting me nothing appears.

Isaías Gätjens M

OK, I'll try to guess, you is not easier ... for example I would have served view the contents of the personal folder or screenshots of the installation process you did, all those are details with useful information.

Execute the following commands one at a time, careful not to skip any and please show the results.

-a lsb_release

/etc/apt/{sources.list,trusted.gpg}.d/ && sudo ls -la debconf-show deepines-repository

mv ~ / ~ .conky / .conky _ $ (date +% Y-% m-% d% H% M% S)

Sudo apt purge conkys-widgets

update && sudo apt -f install sudo apt

update && sudo apt sudo apt install conky-all

update && sudo apt sudo apt-install widgets conkys