Here's how you can install Conky 2 to your Linux Mint 13 system.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/conky
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install conky2-desklet
3. You can launch it from the start menu, or use this command to launch it from the terminal:
4. To stop it, use this command:
For more, see the original article at the link below.