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Title: Want a fully functional 18.04 hardware monitor
ID: /2019/07/19/Want-a-fully-functional-18.04-hardware-monitor
Created: July 19, 2019    Edited:  June 12, 2020
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I like to use conky:

 sudo apt install conky

Conky is a light weight system monitor that let’s you pick and choose system information and your own information and place it on the same window you can move anywhere:

Conky July 19 2019.gif

My design is about four years out-of-date and not nearly as fancy as β€œmodern” conky scripts.

Ubuntu 18.04

It’s come to my attention some people (or everyone?) is having problems with conky under version 18.04. In which case I found this blog:

I had upgraded my 16.04 to 18.04 last year and don’t recall any problems with conky. That said I rarely use 18.04 and prefer the stability and comfort of 16.04.6 LTS.

⇧ Is there a way to control the JACK Output volume via terminal or get a PulseAudio Input? Ubuntu 18.04 stuck on verbose screen on startup  β‡©