Conky is a really great system monitor application for X, however, since it does not work out of the box, one has to write a configuration to set up what to monitor and how to display it. Although there are tons of themes online (e.g. opendesktop.org or DeviantArt.com) I still decided to post my quite old (~10yrs), streamlined, but still informational configuration for laptops. It will fit any screen that has at least 768px vertical resolution.
While exploring options for a low power shared network storage for home use, I’ve considered using components already available to me: a TP-Link N750 router and an USB HDD as a lightweight NAS. I’ve decided to run some performance benchmarks on a test setup to assess the viability of it for everyday use.
Just like ants build colonies, we humans build cities to thrive and survive in large numbers within confined spaces. In these pictures I’m taking snapshots in time about our ever changing urban environments, which are full of beautiful and complex structures. See the urban gallery.
More useful snippets for your
~/.bashrc file to increase the efficiency of
your everyday terminal tasks.
If you are still using the good old
for your calendaring needs (maybe even with
and happen to need to display Hungarian name days, just get
and save it to
~/.remind/hu_namedays. In your
~/.reminders add the
following line (replace youruser):
The file also works correctly on leap years.