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System monitoring with Conky

Jul 28, 2009, 20:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vincent Danen)

"By default it displays the uptime, system CPU operating frequency, the number of running processes, the usage for RAM, swap, and CPU, hard drive space used, networking throughput, and the top four CPU-consuming processes.

"A few nice tweaks to the defaults include setting the following options in ~/.conkyrc:

double_buffer yes
own_window_transparent yes
xftfont DejaVu Sans Mono:size=10

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