"Conky, a fork of torsmo, has been around for a long time but
new Linux users usually stay away from it because customizing it
requires editing the scripted configuration file, which can be a
bit intimidating for new users. Thankfully there is a whole group
of conky users who share their beautifully customized conky setups,
which can be installed (in most cases) by simply replacing the
original conky config file, located at /etc/conky/conky.conf, with
the customized one. Of course, if you want to customize your own
conky setup, you might want to check out the official documentation
and this excellent tutorial.
"Here are 8 of the most beautiful Conky desktop monitor:"