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Problem with Windows clock after using Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am new to Linux / Ubuntu and very much enjoying it so far just running it of DVD at the moment. I am having one problem which I have also posted in a Windows forum. Every time I run Windows 7 after ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Time shown by clock widget in the task bar is incorrect

I have already manually setup some symlinks that should guarantee system time to be according to the locale I want, namely ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Canada/Eastern /etc/localtime ln -sf /usr/share/...
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Clock disappeared from top panel. Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460. After installing the kernel from http://linuxdaddy.com/blog/install-kernel-4-4-on-ubuntu/ (that should have solved another problem), the clock ...
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Binary clock for top menu bar - Ubuntu 16.04

As the title ambiguously suggests, I am looking for a binary clock for the top menu bar, similar to what is available for Xfce and Gnome desktops. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance ...
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right upper menu disappeard

my right-upper menu (clock, battery status etc is gone) what can I do to get it back?
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BIOS clock getting changed by Ubuntu - cant sync time with BIOS [duplicate]

I recently installed version Windows7 alongside my Ubuntu 14.04 and noticed that despite the time zone being in the correct setting (Pacific Standard time), that the Clock Was off by several hours in ...
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Ubuntu Touch: 12 hour clock not available

My language is set to Dutch but there is no option to set the clock to 12 hour mode (AM/PM). On Ubuntu Desktop the option is there. Is there any way to accomplish this? I do not mind fiddling in the ...
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16.04 - MenuBar Clock Missing

Ok, so the clock in the top right corner of the menubar is going missing. Here's what I know: I'm on the 4/12/16 build of 16.04. The clock is present when I first install the OS. Even when it's gone ...
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How to force an immediate clock/time synchronization/ntp update in 16.04?

It seems like the documentation at the LTS server guide and and community wiki may not have been updated for 16.04 yet. A figure in in the community wiki page shows a 'synchronize now' button but I ...
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Clock is missing ubuntu 15 [duplicate]

After install ubuntu 15, my clock is missing also I've checked my locale and there is an error too. "locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory" I don't know if all there ...
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How to have timezone update based on location in Ubuntu/Xubuntu

I am trying to have my clock on my panel update based on location change. I tried using NTP and that only updates the time and not the Timezone. I have even tried using other tutorials about ...
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error while booting on elitebook8570

When I reboot I get an error pci 0000:00:01.0: ASPM: Could not configure common clock tpm_tis 00:01: A TPM error (7) occurred attempting to read a pcr value and when run dmesg|grep TPM I get [ ...
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SAYTIME not starting up on boot

OS : Ubuntu 12.04 PC: Compaq CQ40 Background of issue: I have installed a speaking clock command line application "SAYTIME" .Its working when I execute padsp saytime -r 3600 -f %P%k%M. So I decided ...
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Ubuntu is not asking for a password to change the clock

As far as I remember Ubuntu (running 14.04) has always asked for a password for changing the clock. I am surprised that I can change it at will, without the root password. Isn't that a security risk? ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 assumes BIOS clock is set to UTC time regardless of UTC=no in /etc/default/rcS

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10, so I tried to fix the time inconsistency between Ubuntu and Windows by applying the above mentioned widely known fix, but even after reboot ...
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wrong clock time ubuntu 14.04

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G50-70 yesterday, removing windows 10. When I booted up the machine, the clock was showing the wrong time, even though the timezone was correct. ...
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How to make sure my computer clock is right and fix it if it is not? [duplicate]

I have recently noticed that the time on my computer isn't the same as on the others in my household, and I'm not sure if it's just them, or whether my machine has actually got the wrong time... So I ...
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Why is the clock missing in Wily

I've just installed Wily (fresh install, but with shared boot partition and using existing home directory) and the clock seem to be missing. I've tried to enter settings, hide the clock, close ...
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Hide time but display date in task bar

Is there a way to display only the date (ie, do not display the current time) in the indicators/tray area in Ubuntu with Unity? In the settings panel at System Settings > Time & Date > Clock, ...
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ntpd does not sync clock automatically

Can anyone help me figure out why my clock isn't syncing? I can update my clock manually with $ sudo sntp -s golem.canonical.com 17 Aug 08:26:22 sntp[518]: Started sntp 2015-08-17 08:26:22.267847 (+...
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System time drifts terribly on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Dual boot

I have a problem of system time drift on my newly-installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 dual boot with Windows 8.1. By the word terribly, the drift is clearly noticeable by your eyes when looking at the seconds of ...
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How to fix search locations in settings

After upgrade to 15.04, the auto-complete for location search in settings -> Time & Date stopped working: Same problem with adding locations to the clock, however, I'm unable to take screenshot ...
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kde clock format: how to include the day in a non-tiny font?

I'm using KDE on Kubuntu 15.04. I want my taskbar clock to look like this: Sun 19 15:11 (or AM/PM would be ok, main thing is Day / Date in the same font size as the time. I don't need my computer ...
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Gnome shell inverted clock

Here is how the clock appears in my gnome shell: Even though I'm using the Arabic language, this is not how the clock should be displayed. Previously, it worked well but now I don't know what ...
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How do you configure the lock screen in Ubuntu Phone?

I just bought the bq Ubuntu Phone. I wondered if it is possible (and how) to configure the lock screen in the Ubuntu Phone, for example which kind of statistics to display or even better how to ...
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How can I change Calendar's Language and adjust Time and its Format?

Language on calender is not english and time is wrong and 24hr format.I dont know how to change it.I selected Georgia as my state but on map it showed maybe USSR ?
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Update time for daylight savings time, set system clock to UTC time, and stay in sync with online server

My two Ubuntu desktops updated their time for daylight savings time but my laptop did not. I am not sure the difference. They are all set to get their time "Automatically from the Internet" and are ...
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System time is drifting behind, how to keep it updated [duplicate]

I've inherited a machine running ubuntu 12.04. The system clock has drifted and is now behind actual time by 6 minutes. In the "Date and Time" panel, I see that "Network Time" is on. Timezone is ...
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Ubuntu clock is slow, no Internet. How do I prohibit writing to CMOS clock?

Almost each time after I close the laptop lid, the system clock gets slow: I am not the first one facing this problem, and there are a lot of recipes like "make your clock synchronized", but: ...
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how to have a clock indicator highly visible?

The problem is actually the date time is very hard to read on the systray. The font is black with white outline in a blue background, so basically what I see there is just blurred unless I glue my ...
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Ubuntu and Windows Dual Boot Clock Problem

I have gone through the various threads regarding this, but surprisingly /etc/default/rcS contains UTC=no by default for me. Now I've no idea what should I do next? I'm using Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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Clock showing wrong time

This is not a duplicate of Clock time is off on dual boot. This is a TimeZone Bug! My clock on top panel shows time different from time i set or synched through internet. It began after changing to ...
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Turbo Boost work with Ubuntu [duplicate]

My notebook has an Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz with Turbo Boost to 2.6GHz. My question is, will Turbo Boost work with Ubuntu?
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Clock disappears after trying to add Weekday / Date

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and when I try to add "Weekday" or "Date and month" to my clock, the entire clock disappears (though, oddly this does not happen when I add "Seconds"). I tried to ...
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Digital Clock shows Chinese characters

I am in Lubuntu 14.04 My digital clock is showing the day and date in Chinese characters. I was in Japan and am now in Malaysia. The time is correct. How can I get them to change back into English?
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Change clock resolution to 1000 Hz

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I need to change the clock resolution to 1000 Hz (now it's 250 Hz, the default value). I understand that I have to set it and then recompile the kernel, as for example ...
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xfce clock issue

I'm having some trouble with my new Xubuntu 14.04 installation's clock. It seems to be lagging behind by an hour. the date and hwclock commands are reporting the correct time. I even tried to ...
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Why is that my ubuntu clock is not working during the time I put in sleep mode

When I set time in ubuntu it's working fine, but soon after putting in sleep mode, it's not working. Let's say the time is 3:00PM and I suspended the laptop for 2 hours. It's now 5:00PM but when the ...
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How to change indicator clock font size?

Can't find any way to change font of clock (only) located in indicators applet in ubuntu 14.04. Anyone?
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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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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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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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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