Here's how you can install Conky Box on your Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 system. This will let you see clock, date and system information on your desktop.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following command then hit Enter.
sudo apt-get install conky-all
3. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.
cd /tmp wget -c http://goo.gl/MSqme -O conky_box.zip unzip conky*.zip && cd Conk* cp Box.png ~/ cp *.lua ~/ mkdir -p ~/Conky_Box cp conkyrc ~/Conky_Box
4. To start Conky Box, use this command:
conky -c ~/Conky_Box/conkyrc
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