wcs has packaged Conky for VL 5.8. It is currently in the testing repository.
conky: conky ( System monitor )
conky: Conky is a system monitor for X originally based on the torsmo code.
conky: Conky can display arbitrary information (such as the date, CPU
conky: temperature from i2c, MPD info, and anything else you desire) either
conky: on the root desktop or in its own window. Conky has many built-in
conky: objects, as well as the ability to execute programs and scripts.
conky: Author: The Conky dev team
conky: Website: http://conky.sourceforge.net
conky: License: BSD, GNU GPL
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