Stopping the conky or killing the conky can be done via a simple command in the terminal.

killall conky

Youtube Tutorial

 

If you do not want it to restart next time then remove the autostart via the Startup Application.

startup-applications

You can do the same by deleting a file in the hidden folder

~/.config/autostart

with the name start-conky.desktop.

If you never ever want to run a conky again, you can enter the following code in the terminal

sudo apt-get remove conky conky-all

 

Remember

Aureola’s home folder is a hidden one.

~/.aureola

Conky’s home folder is also a hidden one.

~/.config/conky

Anything with the name conky.conf will be started if in the conky’s home folder.