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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Bios clock reset on every boot.. hardware or software failure?

I am running crunchbang (#!) linux on my netbook (which uses an ubuntu core). When I start my netbook (running on battery) I am prompted to reset my Bios settings. This causes some problems with my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to show seconds on the clock in GNOME 3?

Is it possible to show the seconds on the clock in GNOME 3?
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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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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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Integrate program into clock panel

it's been a while since I last used Ubuntu and it looks like that Ubuntu changed a lot. Some fast questions would be is current default (Ubuntu 11.10) panel still gnome-panel or is it unity-panel or ...
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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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Get calendar to snap to one screen, rather than overlaying in the middle

I have a problem with Lubuntu desktop in that, the calendar on the tray bar when clicking on the current time opens in the centre of the entire desktop spanning the gap between my dual monitors which ...
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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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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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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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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 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 do I disable the calendar events section in GNOME Shell's clock applet?

I'm running gnome-shell 3.2.0 and when I click the clock applet in the middle of the top panel, the following shows up: I have no need for the entire right part, right of the dotted line, which is ...
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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 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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No way to show seconds in Gnome Classic clock

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-...
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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 /var/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...