Conky launcher no longer functioning properly

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http://chakra-project.org – I run a simple conkyrc which I launch and toggle on/off using a separate bash script and places an icon in the system tray. This launcher script is added to startup via systemsettings and both scripts are of course executable. I have no problem with the conkyrc itself, but the launcher script no longer functions as it should. By design it should allow to start conky via the shortcut icon, and allow toggle on/off when required. On a fresh boot clicking the icon starts conky. However when conky is running clicking the icon again does not turn conky off, but rather it looks like it refreshes with (HowTos)