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[ubuntu] Conky does not print MPD information

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I wasn't sure if this was "Audio & Multimedia" enough to post there so I am asking here instead. Apologies if this is incorrect. My problem is that conky will not display the information it receives from Music Player Daemon. I know the server is functioning as ncmpcpp, mpc, telnet, and netcat can all reach it and run commands against it without issue. I know conky is at least attempting communication with MPD as I can see them talking on lo interface via tcpdump. Here are the basic facts of my issue and environment: I am running MPD locally. (not via service/init.d) It is execu (Hardware)