Install Conky Rings on Nintendo Switch

Conky Rings

Animated gauges and graphs of your system, on your desktop.
Displays system uptime, core-specific CPU usage, CPU speed, CPU temperature, top 5 processes by CPU usage, storage usage for boot and root partitions, RAM usage, SWAP usage, top 5 processes by RAM usage, and describes the current Linux environment.

Fortunately, Conky Rings is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Conky Rings.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Noble, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Noble.
Conky Rings will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.

Install Pi-Apps

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- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Conky Rings

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Conky Rings.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Appearance category.

Now scroll down to find Conky Rings in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Conky Rings for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at