Easiest Way to Display System Information on Ubuntu Desktop

July 4, 2013 — Leave a comment


Want to display system information on your desktop? Here’s the easiest way to display system details on Ubuntu Desktop with a good appearance.

For Ubuntu beginners, it’s not easy to config Conky files. Conky Manager is a simple tool which brings a easy-to-user interface for changing and editing themes.


Conky Manager is a new project and it’s still under development. So far, it only contains a few conky themes.

To install Conky Manager on Ubuntu and Linux Mint:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open up terminal, copy and paste below commands and run one by one from the ppa repository. Works on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, 12.04 Precise and Linux Mint 16, 15, 14, 13.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install conky-manager


I'm a freelance blogger who started using Ubuntu 5+ years ago and wishes to share my experiences and some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers. Please notify me if you find any typo/grammar/language mistakes. English is not my native language. Contact me on Google Plus or email to ubuntuhandbook1@gmail.com

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