Thanks for suggestion,
Originally Posted by wojox
the problem persists though.
okay, it appears that conky wasn't reading the ~./conkyrc file at all, or it was overridden by a file in ~./conky/conky/conky16/TimeFull, which seems to be a conky settings file for that particular conky item that I have been trying to display.
now I'm using the following configuration:
and it displays pretty much the way I want it to and now it does not seem to disappear when I click on desktop, but now for some reason, it only appears in one workspace. How can I make it display on every workspace?
own_window_hints undecorated, skip_taskbar
solved it by adding sticky in own_window_hints
ended up using this configuration:
So, to sum things up the problem was that I was editing the wrong file. Apparently it doesn't matter what you put in ~/.conkyrc when the item specific values override it under ~/.conky/.
own_window_hints undecorated, below, skip_taskbar, skip_pager, sticky