November 08, 2012, 3:10 PM — 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.
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
For more, see the original article at the link below.