I've built conky for VL 5.9.
Package Size: 148 K
Installed Size: 440 K
conky: conky (a light-weight system monitor)
conky: Conky is a system monitor for X originally based on the torsmo code.
conky: Since it's original conception, Conky has changed a fair bit from
conky: its predecessor. Conky can display just about anything, either on
conky: your root desktop or in it's own window. Conky has many built-in
conky: objects, as well as the ability to execute programs and scripts,
conky: then display the output from stdout
conky: License: GPL
conky: Authors: Brenden Mathews
conky: Website: http://conky.sourceforge,net/
After testing this package please stop back here and let us know how it works for you.