Install Conky on Nintendo Switch
Monitors CPU, RAM, disk usage, and more.
This sits on your desktop, refreshing once a second, with pretty graphs showing you all you need to know.
To run: it should autostart on boot.
To run in a terminal: conky
Fortunately, Conky is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Conky.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Jammy, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Jammy.
Conky will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Conky.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Appearance category.
Now scroll down to find Conky in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Conky for you!