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xubuntu 14.04 clock laptop

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba NB520 laptop and used Vienna as time zone. Now the clock on the panel always shows a time which is two hours too early. But in Properties the time is displayed ...
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Light alternative for Unity clock applet (netbook)?

Default clock applet is heavy based on evolution ( I think it is provided by this package )indicator-datetime. For this reason, on on Ubu 14.04, it is sucking about 30mb of ram ( as for htop info ) ...
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Days Countdown Timer in Ubuntu Menu Bar

I need an applet that can count up to specific number of days. I'm currently using the 'alarm-clock-applet' from Software Center but it can only count up to 24 hours. I need a countdown timer in Days ...
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How can I force the gnome clock in the top menu bar to update?

I am running Ubuntu 13.10. When I use sudo ntpdate -s time.nist.gov to update my system time, I observe that the date command returns the correct time, but the gnome clock in the top menu bar on the ...
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Is there an alarm-clock / timer for Ubuntu 13.10?

I'd like to use a timer / alarm-lock for Ubuntu 13.10, that appears next to or within the dropdom-menu of the clock in the top-Panel. I tried e.g. "gnome-shell-timer", "alarm-clock", but both seem ...
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No Time in Top Panel (Gnome Classic)

I've been using Ubuntu with Gnome Classic for a while and I've noticed recently that in the "Indicator Applet Complete" in the Top Panel, my name and the clock have disappeared. I think it happened ...
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when machine encounter this message “switching to clocksource tlc” machine freeze [duplicate]

i started all the services in PXEBOOT Server ( dhcp, tftp and nfs services ). When i start the client machine, in the black screen some messages are running while it encounter this message ...
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Booting takes time because of switching to clocksourse tsc [duplicate]

Actually i am working on Pxeboot server. While starting Pxeboot client, it struck on "switching to clocksourse tsc". It takes 10 to 15seconds to boot the client. Actually i want to boot within a ...
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Boot takes long time: “switching to clocksource tsc ”

I am working on Pxeboot server. I installed Pxeboot server in one virtual machine and I start my Pxeboot client it takes time to boot while it got this message "switching to clocksource tsc" How to ...
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Clock Not Available after update on 13.10 and greyed out unable to access settings

Clock Not Available after update on 13.10 and greyed out unable to access settings. Not terribly important but annoying the clock is no longer displayed after updates.
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Windows 8.1 clock time always wrong

I am using dual boot operating systems on my Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10. The time in Windows remains correct while I keep using it. But when I log into Ubuntu and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS clock settings on install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS on a HP Proliant server machine but when the installation tries to sync the clock, the installation process stops and I can't find the way to skip the ...
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Getting my clock back in Kubuntu 13.10

How do I get my clock back in Kubuntu 13.10? It disappeared on a reboot when I could not update. I'm still having a number other problems
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Can't add new Live Wallpaper to Slidewall

I don't seem to have the "add" option on my Slidewall software for adding new Live wallpapers. Why is it happening? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Please help!
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Error while attempting to synchronize system time

I recently noticed that the time on my system clock is off by several minutes. Currently, my date and time settings say that the time is being set "Automatically from the Internet". That doesn't ...
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How to install a clock face on my desktop? [duplicate]

I just installed 12.04 and would like to jazz it up a little with a nice-looking clock face on my desktop. Any suggestions...? Thx
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Kbuntu clock showing time in UTC

My clock suddenly started showing time in UTC, apparently this started after an update. I reset my timezone from the Adjust Date and Time... settings and used dpkg-reconfigure tzdata but the time is ...
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clock disappeared on Ubuntu Touch

I recently installed Ubuntu Touch OS on my newly bought nexus 4, but all of the sudden the clock disappeared from the top right corner as well as from the lock screen. Any help or suggestions?
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(K)ubuntu 13.10 clock messing up my Windows clock [duplicate]

I run Kubuntu/Windows7 Dual boot on 6 computers--3 laptops and 3 desktops by various makers. I upgraded to 13.10 yesterday. The time displays correctly in Ubuntu, but my Windows clock is showing UTC ...
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My clock has disappeared [duplicate]

So I have looked online (believe it or not) and I can't seem to find anything to help me with my issue. My clock just disappeared. Here's a screenshot!
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Upgraded to 13.10 now clock settings are all disabled and clock does not display

I've upgraded to 13.10 and now I don't have the standard menu clock, which I need for work. I checked and 'indicator-datetime' is installed. I even uninstalled/reinstalled that applet with no luck. ...
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Make gnome-desktop clock larger

I use Xfce with gnome-screensaver. Is it possible to change the font size of the date/time in the lock screen (on the top bar) without making any changes to font sizes elsewhere? Thank you
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clock in panel not keeping correct time

i'm running kubuntu 13.04 , this issue started recently, not sure exactly when though, and seems strange. the digital clock in the panel sets itself ahead 4 hours, each reboot after resetting, it sets ...
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Clock shows incorrect time

Please someone tells me why, after installing Ubuntu 12.04, that my clock displays the incorrect time. My operating system time is delayed several hours, and I don't know how to fix it. Thank you.
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Clock in unity top panel not display the digit 8

I just noticed the digital clock in the unity panel isn't displaying the digit 8. I have it setup so it displays in the below format... Wed Jul 31 09:45:22 When there are eights in time an example ...
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Kubuntu Time Does not Update

I have a kubuntu 13.04 system that is mutlibooted with windows 7, backbox and centos. The question I have is about the clock. If I shut down with one os and start back with the same OS it will be ...
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I can't see the time in the desktop [duplicate]

I reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 and I can't see the time next to the power button. I tried configuring Unity Tweak but the show time box is already checked.
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Time problem, my clock is completely wrong

I am in Bangkok at the present, and the time here is 9.44PM TUE 18-6-2013 but my clock show as 7.33PM WED 19-6-2013 What's wrong with my clock? I have spent a lot of time trouble shooting with UTC ...
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The number 3 is not displayed in the menu bar's clock applet

See image. This is how the current time is displayed -- the '3' from '13:39:22' and '2:57:31pm' is missing... Any idea how to fix this? (seems to've started after latsted upgrade, yesterday) Clock ...
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Decimal Clock for Strftime

Is it possible to show decimal time, as in Wiki - Decimal Time, on strftime? If not, is there any plugin?
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How do I add missing cities for the other locations on the time & date clock?

I want to add 'Amsterdam' and 'San Francisco' to my "Time in other locations" setting on the clock, but those cities seem to be missing. What is wrong? How do I add them? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ...
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What units does the ntp drift file use?

When the ntpd daemon is running, the file: /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift gets updated periodically. Example: 17:20 hostname 118 ~> ls -l /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift -rw-r--r-- 1 ntp ntp 7 May 20 16:46 ...
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How do you get an hourly talking clock?

I want to get a program (a script that can be set to auto-start or something) that tells you every hour like "It's 11 o'clock." I know it's easy on Macs, but how do you get that on Precise?
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UTC Clock is not working

I read several forums, questions and still have no solution. I modified the /etc/default/rcS UTC=yes / UTC=no with no results. Checked too ...
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How to remove extra clocks

I wanted to add clocks and was able to figure it out after a while, however too many are added. I would like to remove the ones I do not want, however I can't figure out how. For instance, I am not ...
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Clock update bug

When I resume from hibernate, the clock on the menu bar shows the time when I last hibernated, and does not update for a while. This is surely a bug. Is there a way to overcome this?
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Where did the lockscreen clock go?

I am using raring dailies, and one thing that my eyes liked was the lockscreen. I really liked the clock. A simple thing, but still really good? Now it is suddenly gone. Did they really remove it ...
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Ubuntu inside virtual machine: ntpd or ntpdate or ??? to avoid clock drift

Problem: ntpd, when installed on a virtual machine running Ubuntu (I've had this on hosts with a variety of hypervisors such as KVM and VMware ESX) seem to be prone to severe clock drift. I haven't ...
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How to get a clock in Unity top panel?

I installed Ubuntu 12.10, 64-bit, I had a clock up in the top right of the top menu panel. I noticed the other day that it is no longer there. I've scoured all the settings and everything in Ubuntu ...
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After Soundcard clock change, Ubuntu can't boot

I have Creative X-Fi sound card and I've done some mods on it. (Changing caps, OpAmps etc.) Yesterday, I changed crystal resonator on the sound card with a crystal oscillator. After this change, my ...
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How to tell if laptop was woken by rtc?

Say I set my laptop to wake every morning with rtcwake (e.g. echo $(date +%s 'tomorrow 08:00') > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm in a cron job or in /etc/pm/sleep.d/99-set-alarm.sh). Now, I'd like ...
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Timezone in “Date & Time” from gnome control center is frequently wrong

Currently on a system with ubuntu and awesome as the window manager. For some reason changing the timezone in gnome control center does not do a thing. Running date returns the right timezone (as ...
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xfce4-panel clock is slow to update after resume from suspend

On Xubuntu 12.10, when I resume from suspend, the clock displays the time when the suspend occurred, and it takes about 30 seconds for the clock to update to the correct time. Then the clock works ...
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BIOS time is incorrect

OK here's a weird question. I have like, 7 year old hardware. I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. If I ever have a need to go into the BIOS, it's showing the time incorrect - I think it's showing it in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 gnome issue, no clock is shown, strange starter icon cannot be removed

i am finding nowhere a solution I am running UBUNTU 12.04 and using GNOME desktop, which I installed additionally. Logging into classic GNOME I see the following: WHAT is this "earth globe" icon ...
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How can I only show week day and date in my gnome shell clock?

I had to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop pc after something went awry while trying to update to 12.10. Before reinstalling, my clock had the following format: Wed 13:21: And now, this is what ...
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C or assembly code to find current cpu core speed

How can my application efficiently determine the following information peroidically while it executes: 1: current speed of each of the 8 CPU cores. 2: which core the code is currently executing on. ...
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Unable to add another time zone in clock

I am unable to add another time zone in the clock. Currently i am in India and also want to add Sydney in the clock but when i try to add locations from the Choose locations tab, it doesn't ...
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User name on top-right most tray vanished!

User name on top-right most tray vanished! I can't see it any more. I see the power button and directly beside it is the clock, I'm using Ubuntu the latest version until now (v.12) 32-bit Any ...
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Gnome Classic's clock on Unity

I really like the Gnome Classic's clock indicator. Is it possible to install/use it in Unity? Example: