How to Install and Configure Conky-Colors Plus (Light-weight System Monitor for X)

Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop but it's quite difficult especially for beginners to set up.

CONKY-colors Plus is an easier way to configure Conky: it automatically generates a .conkyrc file with different themes, calendar, some useful scripts such as weather, Rhythmbox, it supports multiple languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Polish, German and Portuguese and so on.