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I cannot force clock in Gnome Classic to show seconds. Tried within dconf-editor, changing all available clock settings:

com > canonical > indicatior > datetime There I was trying by changing custom-time-format and setting time-format to custom and by checking show-seconds. Both does not work.

org > gnome > desktop > interface I turned clock-show-seconds on. Nothing happened.

org > gnome > gnome-panel > shell > clock show-seconds enabled, no reaction.

Also, I've been restarting system after each change.

Please, help - I need it for few things.

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I'm using Ubuntu 12.04

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com.canonical.indicator.appmenu.datetime.show-seconds works for me. What version of ubuntu are you using? Are you using the indicator-complete applet or the gnome-applets? If you are unsure - please add a link to your question with a screenshot of your desktop. Thanks. –  fossfreedom Jul 4 '12 at 18:57
    
Oh, I forgot, Ubuntu 12.04. –  Sebastian Potasiak Jul 7 '12 at 11:45
    
I have set seconds on in all possible places same time and still no effect. –  Sebastian Potasiak Jul 11 '12 at 18:09
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This is an unusual issue - for myself, this works using dconf-editor

dconf-tools Install dconf-tools

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Possibly you need to reinstall the package indicator-applet-complete

sudo apt-get purge indicator-applet-complete
sudo apt-get install indicator-applet-complete

logout and login and then use dconf-editor as described above.

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It works for me. I did this in dconf-editor, but i didn't reinstall indicator-applet-complete, but after that, everything works fine. Thanks a lot. –  Sebastian Potasiak Jul 11 '12 at 18:54
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