Screenshots of Garuda Linux

Here's a new screenshot that also shows my new conky's, one with info to help manage my system and the other for desktop quotes. I used colors I sampled from the BeautyLine icon set.


Are you using **${if_updatenr} to flip the rest of the updates to the screen in their turn? I just run a vertically scrolling list for mine...

Looks good! :+1:


No if_updatenr, I didn't know about that. I just started digging into conky over the last couple days and hadn't thought to look for a scroller, that would be way better than what I was doing, tailing 8 items. Can you share your line that does the scroll? Here's the lines I have for grabbing the pending updates:

${font Entopia:bold:size=12}${color 46E371}PENDING UPDATES ${hr 2}
${offset 15}${font Terminus:size=10}${color ED5679}Total pending:  ${execi 3600 (checkupdates | wc -l)}  First 8 listed:
${font Noto sans:size=10}${color CD9ABB}${execi 3600 checkupdates | tail -n 8}

I'd have to look back into the past to find a 'conky' method - I use a (mainly) lua library of weather and widgets for the smooth scroller (call conkywx - check the AUR) - but there is a scroll built-in to conky too (blocky, but effective).

For the actual text, I use an extension of the 'checkupdates' code that formats it a bit more for display - like the top, just right of middle here:

if you can find it in all that! :grin: If you end up conkywx'ing, I'll be happy to forward a working example...


I dig it :smiley: really like this wallpaper, used it myself some time ago :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:


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Cool, I had seen that screenshot before but hadn't noticed the scroller until I zoomed in really close on the picture. I did everything without Lua so far, just to see what I could do. I'll look in to the conky method to see if I can get ti to work.

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Thinking about it, I'm pretty sure the scroller in conky itself is horizontal only.. :frowning:

The alternative that would work (though might be little heavy on scripting!) is to flip in 8-line chunks to the one spot in succession. That, of course, would require the splitting into the appropriate chunks, and ${if_match}'ing the chunk count to the ${if_updatenr} iterations - could be somewhat involved!

You could just substitute the chunks programmatically in succession into two text files, and alternate them only... hmmm...

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Yeah, I used that horizontal scroller in an earlier iteration, vertical would be great.

The rest of your idea, that reminds me of how I ended up down the rabbit hole to begin with! LOL

The more I looked at these, the more I kept thinking of other things to try. I started out just wanting to display custom quotes, but along the way I saw a lot of cool conky's, so I thought "I'll find a really cool conky that someone has shared and use that". Yeah, right, as if I could leave it alone......

So I started with more traditional things displayed like cpu, network, top processes, etc., but then I thought I would rather display things I can't open Htop to see. Besides, 8 processors took too much space!!

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I know what you mean - but my solution for processor space is shown in that previous post - compact vertical bars on an angle. As for things to display - you'll notice updates waiting and ignored counts, Qn and Qm package and AUR pkg counts, and filesystem type (I have f2fs, btrfs, ext4, kfs and zfs in various combos on different setups). Along with time zone displays (for people I correspond with) and weather, and music playing with album covers and... it is amazing how much time it can eat up!


Back to topic.

Just KDE

Missing my conky stuff :wink:

  • Not my car, BUT showing some Mazda love recently. KDE+Krohnkite = Derek's perfect DE.
    Edit: I guess technically this isn't a "garuda" shot, if we have a more universal topic this should go under. Please feel free to moderate me as applicable.


"I've tuned up my car and added a front splitter - so it can definitely handle a roof rack."



I love the Mazda oem aerokit. I really want one for mine. Although some Wheels and a roof rack are probably next for my surfboard.

I just finished pulling apart my radio and center console to update my radio and install Android auto in it.


Still many things to configure, but it's getting there. :grinning:


@His_Turdness Like the virt-manager! I used to do VFIO Stuff, but now I just use my old GPU for Crypto Mining. It's much more profitable!

One note on your situation is that you got brands everywhere. You branded your wallpaper with "NZXT" a PC hardware company and then made the menu an Apple logo.
Go with whatever floats your boat! I would never put an Apple logo on anything relating to my computer. The only time I see an Apple logo in an interface is when I run Hackintosh stuff.

Actually on my PC, I've got Linux, MacOS, and Windows(although I'm pretty sure that my windows build is borked, don't know I never boot into it.) I wouldn't want to confuse myself between Linux and MacOS with an Apple Logo. When I boot up MacOS once every 3 months or so, I need that distinction!

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That apple logo came with the Latte layout. Still haven't changed that. And that can wait, having bigger problems with my system right now. Related to my virt-manager setup. :smiley:

I was a mac user for a long time, from late 90s to around the time they stopped NVidia support. Been trying to use Linux ever since.

Edit: this is the completed desktop. I always fall back to this wallpaper. It's so soothing.

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No changes, but she lookin FINE!


Budgie desktop:


Wow, looking very skookum. However there might be a high probability of inducing acid flashbacks* if you stare at that too long. :rofl:

*Those who never lived through the 60's and 70's can disregard this warning.