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Source: lifehacker - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Security Projects Linux has a few different options for monitoring your system's resources, but our favorite is definitely the lightweight, super-configurable Conky, which sits right on your desktop. Conky is quite versatile, letting you configure every piece of data that shows up on your desktop overlay, from things like system stats to email and music. And, even though you configure everything through a text file, it's surprisingly easy to catch on. You can even download sample configuration files from the Conky web site and just load those up, without ever having to dig into them yourself—it literally only takes a few clicks. Of course, if you have more advanced coding knowledge, you can get more advanced, but the great thing about Conky is that you don't need to unless you want to.

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