Quote Originally Posted by bonzodog View Post
Run it from a terminal and use 'conky &', to force it into the background.

if it runs successfully, you will get a prompt back, and you can close the terminal leaving the program running.

If there is a problem, the terminal will give you the error.
Nothing happens but it gives me this error:

czepluch@ubuntu:~$ conky &
[1] 8600
czepluch@ubuntu:~$ Can't open perl script "/home/czepluch/scripts/conky-updates.pl": No such file or directory
sh: weatherget: not found