In this tutorial we will help you install the Conky_Clock_and_Date conky gadget on Ubuntu and Linux Mint. This amazing conky script will display on your desktop a clock and current date. The widget will stick to top right corner of your screen. Here is a screenshot of it under Ubuntu 12.04:


Open the terminal and run the following commands:

sudo apt-get install -y unzip conky conky-all

cd /tmp

wget -O conky-clock-date.zip http://goo.gl/v4XDi

unzip -q conky-clock-date.zip -d  ~/ && cd conky-clock-date

mkdir -p ~/.fonts

cp *.ttf ~/.fonts

cp -r scripts ~/

cp *.lua ~/

Start now the clock with this command:

conky -c ~/conky-clock-date/conkyrc &

To close it, run this command:

killall conky

Script Source: deviantart

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