As you might have already discovered conky is great. I have done many configs with it but lately I have arrived to a simple but yet functional config which I am going to present in this post. To avoid problems and typos which might occur when copy/paste is done to WordPress I have attached my config to a pdf file which you will find at the end of this post. Continue reading
As things develop and you use your computer daily it might happen that you find out that the terminal client you are using gets in the way when it comes down to productivity. I used use lxterminal and gnome-terminal (and even xterm on a rare occasions) but as it is today I have replaced all of them with a nice top-down terminal called tilda.
Explanation: What is tilda?
Tilda is a nice terminal client which can sit on the background of your system. When you press a shortkey it will pop up and disappear once you press the shortkey again. Tilda feels very similar to guake which used to be my default choice in the past. Nowadays guake has however become unusable for me so I switched to tilda instead. I do however encourage to try them both to see which one fits. Continue reading