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I just upgraded from 10.10 to 12.04. A picture says a thousand words in this case. Here's a G+ post with a screenshot of my menu bar:

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I've tried messing with the clock settings---specifying a time zone, un-checking & re-checking "show a clock in the menu bar", and asking that "weekday" and "date and month" be displayed with the time. Nothing seems to work. Any ideas how I can get the actual clock to display instead of the word "Time"? Thanks.

Requested system information:

jason@pinot:~$ gsettings get com.canonical.indicator.datetime custom-time-format
'%l:%M %p'
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please open aTerminal window, run gsettings get com.canonical.indicator.datetime custom-time-format and post its output. –  Florian Diesch May 7 '12 at 1:28
    
Thanks for the suggestion. Just posted. –  jrennie May 7 '12 at 2:09
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up vote 5 down vote accepted

Launchpad bug #863341 has the solution to my issue:

$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure --frontend noninteractive tzdata

After I ran the above command, "Time" disappeared and the current time is now displayed in my menu bar. The bug also notes that this question has previously been discussed on askubuntu.

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