monochrome VS conky

Compare monochrome vs conky and see what are their differences.


A fun conky setup for your linux desktop (by ernesto1)


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monochrome conky
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Posts with mentions or reviews of monochrome. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning monochrome yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of conky. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-05.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing monochrome and conky you can also consider the following projects:

eww - ElKowars wacky widgets

polybar - A fast and easy-to-use status bar

neofetch - 🖼️ A command-line system information tool written in bash 3.2+

glava - GLava - OpenGL audio spectrum visualizer

MangoHud - A Vulkan and OpenGL overlay for monitoring FPS, temperatures, CPU/GPU load and more. Discord:

cava - Cross-platform Audio Visualizer

bpytop - Linux/OSX/FreeBSD resource monitor

conky-manager2 - Fork of GUI for managing Conky widgets. Support added for latest conky config version, and works with Ubuntu 16-21, Mint 18-20 and more.

xwinwrap - My fork of xwinwrap. Xwinwrap allows you to stick most of the apps to your desktop background.


lev-dwm - LEV Linux's window manager (a fork of dwm)

i3wm-nord - These are my i3wm config files, inspired by nord-theme