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The Natty indicator-datetime widget is a HUGE downgrade. It doesn't show a visual indication of time-of-day on the alternate timezones; it doesn't show my upcoming appointments; and it requires me to enter my password just to switch timezones (!!!).

How do I go back to the mature, feature-full date/time/calendar applet I had in Maverick?

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Since the old clock applet is not an indicator, but rather a Gnome applet, you will only be able to use it in the classic Gnome 2 session. There is no possible way for it to work in Unity.

If you're using Gnome, just remove the indicator-datetime package:

sudo apt-get purge indicator-datetime

and right click the panel to add the old applet.

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You can run the gnome-panel in unity to use the old clock applet .

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Great idea! I never knew that was possible. –  Xiao-Long Chen May 8 '11 at 18:21

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