Extra instance of Conky

Hello everyone! :smiley: Im new to Arch's ecosystem, I come from using Debian for the last 3 years as my daily driver. I kept hearing wonderful things about Garuda, so here I am giving it a shot.
I apologize in advance if Im missing anything important to share, feel free to ask and I'll post whatever we need to get this done.

This is a fresh install of Gnome Garuda, up to date:

❯ garuda-inxi
System:
  Kernel: 6.0.10-zen2-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.0
    parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
    root=UUID=a3996460-c645-49cf-8b15-3ec00a3c053b rw [email protected]
    quiet quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
    resume=UUID=aa81d9a2-238c-49b0-ab00-73cd74c88372 loglevel=3
  Desktop: GNOME v: 43.1 tk: GTK v: 3.24.35 wm: gnome-shell dm: GDM v: 43.0
    Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:
  Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: PRIME X570-P v: Rev X.0x
    serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: 4408
    date: 10/27/2022
CPU:
  Info: model: AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen 2 gen: 3
    level: v3 note: check built: 2020-22 process: TSMC n7 (7nm)
    family: 0x17 (23) model-id: 0x71 (113) stepping: 0 microcode: 0x8701021
  Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 6 tpc: 2 threads: 12 smt: enabled cache:
    L1: 384 KiB desc: d-6x32 KiB; i-6x32 KiB L2: 3 MiB desc: 6x512 KiB
    L3: 32 MiB desc: 2x16 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 3748 high: 3800 min/max: 2200/4635 boost: enabled
    scaling: driver: acpi-cpufreq governor: performance cores: 1: 3800 2: 3800
    3: 3800 4: 3800 5: 3800 6: 3800 7: 3594 8: 3597 9: 3595 10: 3800 11: 3800
    12: 3800 bogomips: 91031
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
  Vulnerabilities:
  Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected
  Type: l1tf status: Not affected
  Type: mds status: Not affected
  Type: meltdown status: Not affected
  Type: mmio_stale_data status: Not affected
  Type: retbleed mitigation: untrained return thunk; SMT enabled with STIBP
    protection
  Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via
    prctl
  Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer
    sanitization
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Retpolines, IBPB: conditional, STIBP:
    always-on, RSB filling, PBRSB-eIBRS: Not affected
  Type: srbds status: Not affected
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:
  Device-1: AMD Navi 14 [Radeon RX 5500/5500M / Pro 5500M] vendor: ASUSTeK
    driver: amdgpu v: kernel arch: RDNA-1 code: Navi process: TSMC n7 (7nm)
    built: 2019-20 pcie: gen: 4 speed: 16 GT/s lanes: 16 ports:
    active: HDMI-A-1 empty: DP-1,DP-2,DP-3 bus-ID: 0a:00.0 chip-ID: 1002:7340
    class-ID: 0300
  Display: wayland server: X.org v: 1.21.1.4 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.5
    compositor: gnome-shell driver: X: loaded: amdgpu
    unloaded: modesetting,radeon alternate: fbdev,vesa dri: radeonsi
    gpu: amdgpu display-ID: 0
  Monitor-1: HDMI-A-1 model: LG (GoldStar) FULL HD serial: <filter>
    built: 2021 res: 1920x1080 dpi: 102 gamma: 1.2 size: 480x270mm (18.9x10.63")
    diag: 551mm (21.7") ratio: 16:9 modes: max: 1920x1080 min: 720x400
  API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 22.2.3 renderer: AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT (navi14
    LLVM 14.0.6 DRM 3.48 6.0.10-zen2-1-zen) direct render: Yes
Audio:
  Device-1: AMD Navi 10 HDMI Audio vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel
    bus-ID: 1-6:3 v: kernel chip-ID: 046d:0a66 pcie: class-ID: 0300 gen: 4
    speed: 16 GT/s lanes: 16 bus-ID: 0a:00.1 chip-ID: 1002:ab38 class-ID: 0403
  Device-2: AMD Starship/Matisse HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK
    driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 4 speed: 16 GT/s lanes: 16
    bus-ID: 0c:00.4 chip-ID: 1022:1487 class-ID: 0403
  Device-3: Logitech [G533 Wireless Headset Dongle] type: USB
    driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid
  Sound API: ALSA v: k6.0.10-zen2-1-zen running: yes
  Sound Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
  Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.61 running: yes
Network:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
    vendor: ASUSTeK PRIME B450M-A driver: r8169 v: kernel pcie: gen: 1
    speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: f000 bus-ID: 04:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168
    class-ID: 0200
  IF: enp4s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
  IF-ID-1: docker0 state: down mac: <filter>
Bluetooth:
  Device-1: TP-Link UB500 Adapter type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 bus-ID: 1-5:2
    chip-ID: 2357:0604 class-ID: e001 serial: <filter>
  Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: down
    bt-service: enabled,running rfk-block: hardware: no software: yes
    address: <filter>
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 3.78 TiB used: 1.37 TiB (36.1%)
  SMART Message: Required tool smartctl not installed. Check --recommends
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Kingston model: SA2000M81000G
    size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s
    lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: S5Z42105 temp: 37.9 C scheme: GPT
  ID-2: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Western Digital
    model: WD1600AAJS-00M0A0 size: 149.05 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B
    logical: 512 B speed: 3.0 Gb/s type: N/A serial: <filter> rev: 3E01
    scheme: GPT
  ID-3: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 vendor: Western Digital
    model: WD10EZEX-00WN4A0 size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 4096 B
    logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 7200 serial: <filter>
    rev: 1A01 scheme: GPT
  ID-4: /dev/sdc maj-min: 8:32 vendor: Western Digital
    model: WD10JPVX-00JC3T0 size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 4096 B
    logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter>
    rev: 1A01 scheme: GPT
  ID-5: /dev/sdd maj-min: 8:48 vendor: Samsung model: ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB
    size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s
    type: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter> rev: 0001 scheme: GPT
Partition:
  ID-1: / raw-size: 175.78 GiB size: 175.78 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 52.47 GiB (29.9%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3 maj-min: 259:3
  ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 1.08 GiB size: 1.07 GiB (99.80%)
    used: 608 KiB (0.1%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1 maj-min: 259:1
  ID-3: /home raw-size: 244.14 GiB size: 244.14 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 15.16 GiB (6.2%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p4 maj-min: 259:4
  ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 175.78 GiB size: 175.78 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 52.47 GiB (29.9%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3 maj-min: 259:3
  ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 175.78 GiB size: 175.78 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 52.47 GiB (29.9%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3 maj-min: 259:3
Swap:
  Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 15.53 GiB used: 871.8 MiB (5.5%)
    priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
  ID-2: swap-2 type: partition size: 16.11 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%)
    priority: -2 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 52.6 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 41.0 C
    mem: 0.0 C
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: amdgpu fan: 1532
Info:
  Processes: 455 Uptime: 2h 19m wakeups: 0 Memory: 15.53 GiB
  used: 6.62 GiB (42.6%) Init: systemd v: 252 default: graphical
  tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 12.2.0 clang: 14.0.6 Packages: pm: pacman
  pkgs: 1812 libs: 472 tools: gnome-software,octopi,pamac,paru pm: appimage
  pkgs: 0 Shell: Zsh v: 5.9 running-in: terminator inxi: 3.3.23
Garuda (2.6.10-1):
  System install date:     2022-12-03
  Last full system update: 2022-12-03 ↻
  Is partially upgraded:   No
  Relevant software:       NetworkManager
  Windows dual boot:       No/Undetected
  Snapshots:               Snapper
  Failed units:            samba.service 

The reason that brings me to create a new topic is that I havent found the exact information I currently require.
Since I installed conky (and I tried both ways: using the GUI and the console with the command: sudo pacman -S conky) on Garuda I have an extra instace of Conky running at startup:

❯ ps -aux | grep conky
coder       8767  0.7  0.2 613856 36548 ?        Sl   15:40   1:05 conky --daemonize --pause=1
coder       9197  0.9  0.3 1502524 51672 ?       Sl   15:40   1:24 conky --daemonize --pause=5 -c /home/coder/.config/conky/.conkyrc_pcstatus
coder       9198  0.1  0.2 173204 37812 ?        Sl   15:40   0:17 conky --daemonize --pause=5 -c /home/coder/.config/conky/.conkyrc_time-hs
coder     478166  0.0  0.0   7396  3288 ?        S    18:11   0:00 /bin/bash /home/coder/.config/conky/net_status.bash
coder     478169  0.0  0.0   6568  2392 pts/0    S+   18:11   0:00 grep --color=auto --exclude-dir=.bzr --exclude-dir=CVS --exclude-dir=.git --exclude-dir=.hg --exclude-dir=.svn --exclude-dir=.idea --exclude-dir=.tox conky
❯ pgrep -o conky
8767

Being the process 8767 the one that shouldnt be there. Now, I went through all the documentation I've found regarding this topic and as you all already know I've found nothing:

Every single time I power it on or reboot my computer, that extra instance is there. Would really like it to stop. I already have got two instances running tweaked to my liking.

What makes noise in my head is the following:

    usr/
    usr/bin/
    usr/bin/conky
    usr/lib/
    usr/lib/libconky_core.a
    usr/lib/libtcp-portmon.a
    usr/share/
    usr/share/applications/
    usr/share/applications/conky.desktop
    usr/share/doc/
    usr/share/doc/conky-1.15.0_pre/
    usr/share/doc/conky-1.15.0_pre/conky.conf
    usr/share/doc/conky-1.15.0_pre/conky_no_x11.conf
    usr/share/doc/conky-1.15.0_pre/convert.lua
    usr/share/icons/
    usr/share/icons/hicolor/
    usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/
    usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/apps/
    usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/apps/conky-logomark-violet.svg
    usr/share/licenses/
    usr/share/licenses/conky/
    usr/share/licenses/conky/COPYING
    usr/share/man/
    usr/share/man/man1/
    usr/share/man/man1/conky.1.gz
    usr/share/vim/
    usr/share/vim/vimfiles/
    usr/share/vim/vimfiles/ftdetect/
    usr/share/vim/vimfiles/ftdetect/conkyrc.vim
    usr/share/vim/vimfiles/syntax/
    usr/share/vim/vimfiles/syntax/conkyrc.vim

The package content of Conky for Arch gives no indication of a script or file that would tell the OS to set a new instance to autostart. As of now, Im out of ideas and places to look.
I'll list the content of directories of interest:

❯ lla /etc/conky
ls: cannot access '/etc/conky': No such file or directory
❯ lla $HOME/.conky
total 8.0K
drwx------ 1 coder rockstar 1.1K Dec  3 18:23  ..
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar  178 Dec  3 17:56  .
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar   29 Dec  3 17:56  conky-startup.sh
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar  108 Dec  3 17:38  .themepacks
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar  548 Nov  1  2014  TeejeeTech
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar  266 Nov  1  2014 'Green Apple Desktop'
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar   52 Nov  1  2014  Gotham
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar  108 Nov  1  2014 'Conky Seamod'
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar   64 Nov  1  2014 'Conky MIUI'
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar   96 Jun 14  2014  fonts
❯ lla $HOME/.config/conky
total 20K
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar 2.0K Dec  3 17:56 ..
drwxrwxr-- 1 coder rockstar  140 Dec  2 19:38 .
-rwxrwxr-- 1 coder rockstar 3.9K Dec  2 19:38 hs_battery-status.bash
-rwxrwxr-- 1 coder rockstar 6.4K Dec  1 01:57 .conkyrc_pcstatus
-rwxrwxr-- 1 coder rockstar 1.1K Dec  1 01:45 net_status.bash
-rwxrwxr-- 1 coder rockstar 2.4K Dec  1 01:39 .conkyrc_time-hs
❯ lla $HOME/.config/autostart
total 44K
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar 2.0K Dec  3 17:56 ..
drwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar  504 Dec  1 02:18 .
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar  250 Nov 30 23:51 conky_time-hs.desktop
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar  252 Nov 30 23:51 conky_pc-status.desktop
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar  327 Nov 30 23:38 discord.desktop
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar  186 Nov 30 23:38 easyeffects-service.desktop
-rwxr--r-- 1 coder rockstar  448 Nov 30 23:05 jetbrains-toolbox.desktop
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar  573 Nov 29 22:16 org.telegram.desktop.desktop
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar  108 Nov 29 21:56 ignore-lid-switch-tweak.desktop
-rwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar 3.0K Sep 27 15:21 org.flameshot.Flameshot.desktop
-rwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar 3.4K Sep 27 15:21 redshift-gtk.desktop
-rwxr-xr-x 1 coder rockstar  164 Sep 27 15:21 variety.desktop
-rw-r--r-- 1 coder rockstar  278 Sep 12 07:04 jdsp-gui.desktop

I dont know what Im missing, I'd really appreciate if anyone would be so kind to point me in the right direction. Thank you very much in advance! :smile:

I have been also having alot of trouble with Conky. I just uninstalled it with the hopes of everything reverting to its native state.

Definitely did not happen. I had to find all my backgrounds again and point to that file and reconfigure my menu bar and all the launchers. The one last thing that I can't seem to re-establish is my desk top icons. They appear to be behind a layer.

I have searched for Conky and it appears to be totally gone including the .hidden file and configs.

I also can't see the normal desktop right click menu. When I right click it shows me all my apps but not the regular right click desktop menu.

Is this problem related to "Extra Instance of Conky"?

Kernel: 5.15.81-1-lts arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.0
    parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-lts root=UUID=b5c6166b-9eaf-4020-98e9-32d928b43502
    rw [email protected] quiet quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
    loglevel=3
  Desktop: Xfce v: 4.16.1 tk: Gtk v: 3.24.34 info: xfce4-panel wm: xfwm v: 4.16.1 vt: 7
    dm: LightDM v: 1.32.0 Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:
  Type: Laptop System: Acer product: Aspire ES1-531 v: V1.11 serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: Acer model: Aspire ES1-531 v: V1.11 serial: <superuser required> UEFI-[Legacy]: Insyde
    v: 1.11 date: 07/21/2015
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 26.1 Wh (100.0%) condition: 26.1/36.7 Wh (71.1%) volts: 12.6 min: 11.4
    model: LGC AC14B18J type: Li-ion serial: <filter> status: full
CPU:
  Info: model: Intel Celeron N3050 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Airmont level: v2 built: 2015-17
    process: Intel 14nm family: 6 model-id: 0x4C (76) stepping: 3 microcode: 0x368
  Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 2 smt: <unsupported> cache: L1: 112 KiB desc: d-2x24 KiB; i-2x32 KiB
    L2: 2 MiB desc: 2x1024 KiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 2160 min/max: 480/2160 scaling: driver: intel_cpufreq governor: schedutil
    cores: 1: 2160 2: 2160 bogomips: 6400
  Flags: ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  Vulnerabilities:
  Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected
  Type: l1tf status: Not affected
  Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT disabled
  Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI
  Type: mmio_stale_data status: Unknown: No mitigations
  Type: retbleed status: Not affected
  Type: spec_store_bypass status: Not affected
  Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Retpolines, IBPB: conditional, IBRS_FW, STIBP: disabled, RSB
    filling, PBRSB-eIBRS: Not affected
  Type: srbds status: Not affected
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:
  Device-1: Intel Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/J3xxx/N3xxx Integrated Graphics
    vendor: Acer Incorporated ALI driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-8 process: Intel 14nm
    built: 2014-15 ports: active: eDP-1 empty: DP-1, DP-2, HDMI-A-1, HDMI-A-2 bus-ID: 00:02.0
    chip-ID: 8086:22b1 class-ID: 0300
  Device-2: Chicony VGA Webcam type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-3:2 chip-ID: 04f2:b47f
    class-ID: 0e02 serial: <filter>
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.4 compositor: xfwm v: 4.16.1 driver: X: loaded: modesetting
    alternate: fbdev,intel,vesa dri: crocus gpu: i915 display-ID: :0.0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1366x768 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 361x203mm (14.21x7.99") s-diag: 414mm (16.31")
  Monitor-1: eDP-1 model: LG Display 0x0456 built: 2014 res: 1366x768 hz: 60 dpi: 101 gamma: 1.2
    size: 344x194mm (13.54x7.64") diag: 395mm (15.5") ratio: 16:9 modes: 1366x768
  API: OpenGL Message: Unable to show GL data. Required tool glxinfo missing.
Audio:
  Device-1: Intel Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/J3xxx/N3xxx Series High Definition Audio
    vendor: Acer Incorporated ALI driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 chip-ID: 8086:2284
    class-ID: 0403
  Sound API: ALSA v: k5.15.81-1-lts running: yes
  Sound Interface: sndio v: N/A running: no
  Sound Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
  Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.61 running: yes
Network:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Acer Incorporated ALI
    driver: r8169 v: kernel pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: 1000 bus-ID: 01:00.0
    chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200
  IF: enp1s0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Lite-On
    driver: ath9k v: kernel pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 168c:0036
    class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Bluetooth:
  Device-1: Lite-On Atheros AR3012 Bluetooth type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 bus-ID: 1-5.1:7
    chip-ID: 04ca:300b class-ID: e001
  Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 1 state: up address: <filter>
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 931.51 GiB used: 100.82 GiB (10.8%)
  SMART Message: Required tool smartctl not installed. Check --recommends
  ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Western Digital model: WD10SPZX-00Z10T0 size: 931.51 GiB
    block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter>
    rev: 1A01 scheme: GPT
Partition:
  ID-1: / raw-size: 175.39 GiB size: 175.39 GiB (100.00%) used: 100.82 GiB (57.5%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/sda6 maj-min: 8:6
  ID-2: /home raw-size: 175.39 GiB size: 175.39 GiB (100.00%) used: 100.82 GiB (57.5%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/sda6 maj-min: 8:6
  ID-3: /var/log raw-size: 175.39 GiB size: 175.39 GiB (100.00%) used: 100.82 GiB (57.5%)
    fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda6 maj-min: 8:6
  ID-4: /var/tmp raw-size: 175.39 GiB size: 175.39 GiB (100.00%) used: 100.82 GiB (57.5%)
    fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda6 maj-min: 8:6
Swap:
  Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 7.59 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 45.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:
  Processes: 228 Uptime: 43m wakeups: 1 Memory: 7.59 GiB used: 2.72 GiB (35.8%) Init: systemd
  v: 252 default: graphical tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 12.2.0 Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 1581
  libs: 386 tools: octopi,pamac,paru Client: shell wrapper v: 5.1.16-release inxi: 3.3.23
Garuda (2.6.10-1):
  System install date:     2022-09-16
  Last full system update: 2022-12-03
  Is partially upgraded:   No
  Relevant software:       NetworkManager
  Windows dual boot:       <superuser required>

Not sure if this will help, as I use i3, but I noticed something similar in i3.

In i3, my config file only starts 2 conky's, but a "top" conky shows up on the desktop even though its not in my i3 config

ps -ef has a similar line (the conky --daemonize; the others I explicitly start).

[email protected] ~]$ ps -ef  | grep conky
x   962039       1  0 18:11 ?        00:00:00 conky -c /home/x/.config/conky/conky-shcts
x   962040       1  1 18:11 ?        00:00:01 conky -c /home/x/.config/conky/weather.conf
x   962233       1  1 18:11 ?        00:00:03 conky --daemonize --pause=1
x   964196  963811  0 18:14 pts/0    00:00:00 grep conky
[[email protected] ~]$

I believe (perhaps in a startup config somewhere, I've never looked too deep) the distro starts a conky without a config file. By default, conky will look for a file called "conky.conf". In my case, its in ~/.config/conky. I've never minded because the "top" was a nice conky widget, and I made a couple of customizations to it once I knew that was what defined it.

So while you may not be expecting that extra conky, it must be showing something - or maybe the default conky.conf does not have anything visual? (in which case, it is a waste of resources, but you could use it for one of your own conkys, I guess).

Hi there, welcome to the forum.
In the "Garuda Common Settings" configurations, the conky desktop file was recently (for sure for your, new, system) moved to the system-wide directory:
/etc/xdg/autostart/conky.desktop
Try to give a look there if there is anything that might help you.
Or even better, if you already created your desktop files according to the Arch wiki in ~/.config/autostart/, you can simply delete the one above...

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That was it! You are a life saver, it was driving me nuts! I cant believe I missed Garuda's documentation talking about /etc/xdg/autostart directory. Thank you so much!

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It won't Delete, the move to trash is not highlighted. When I click delete it says, "Could not delete file". Though that seems to be the only remnant of conky left on my machine...

That directory requires sudo privileges.

sudo rm /etc/xdg/autostart/conky.desktop

There is a problem anyway: that file will be recreated at each update of garuda-common-settings, so you should use a workaround, e.g. make it dummy (do not launch conky) and give it the immutable attribuite.

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Hi there! renaming did the trick for me.

sudo mv /etc/xdg/autostart/conky.desktop /etc/xdg/autostart/conky.desktop.bak

Hope it helps!

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