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WindowMaker and Darkburn WindowMaker theme

First. What is WindowMaker? WindowMaker is a very lightweight desktop environment which has been around since 1997. WindowMaker is very good to run with older hardware as it does not demand lot from the computer. For modern computers WindowMaker is a good choice if you want a fast desktop which is not bloated with all kinds of software by default. See more from WindowMaker here: http://windowmaker.org/

Second. What is Darkburn? Darkburn is a theme for WindowMaker which I build. Darkburn is provided as a GPL. Continue reading

HOWTO: Create conky config part 3: conky with a bit more info in it

In this post I will showcase yet another Conky config. As this is the third Conky post I will really not go through so much detail about Conky because they can be read from earlier entries. Continue reading

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Howto Conky (Part 2): Writing a simple Conky configuration

During this weekend I did a transition to Mageian Linux http://www.mageia.org/fi/ a great rpm based distribution. I must say that I really like the distro and upon tweaking it I came up with an alternative conky config which is a simple one but yet an effective configuration. Continue reading

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HOWTO: Configure Conky

What is Conky?

Simple definition:

Conky is a nice little program which runs in the background of Linux system and can display all kind of information to you while using very little system resources.

Configuring Conky

There are indeed multiple different ways to configure conky, which you shall find out if you search conky configs via Google or any other search engine out there. I have to say that personally I think that conky is a superior application which delivers a modern and attractive look to your desktop in ways which is very hard to top with anything else that is out there today. In addition conky is a very flexible piece of software. Continue reading