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Old 11-06-2009, 04:53 PM   #1
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conky display isssue on Gnome desktop when initiated at startup

i have configured my system Debian Lenny (Gnome) such that conky, compiz, avant-window-navigator start at the startup....

even though rest of the two are working fine, conky is not getting displayed, will conky is running in the background!! if i run conky during the working session the it works fine, but at startup it donot!!!

so my problem is how to make the conky work while starting it during starup...
Old 11-06-2009, 05:05 PM   #2
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It could be a situation where compiz hasn't completely finished loading while conky is attempting to draw to a non-existent screen (or is drawing to an unseen root window which compiz is also drawing to).

Make a script to delay conky's start by 5 or 10 seconds, and run that instead of running conky directly:

# delay start of conky
sleep 10s
Old 11-06-2009, 05:17 PM   #3
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ya i was searching for a similar script, i dint knw how to delay!!! thanx a lot!
Old 11-06-2009, 05:21 PM   #4
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But still the problem remains!! its cool that conky is displayed after 10secs!! but when i make the first mouse click on the desktop after that the conky again disappears!!


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