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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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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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gnotime help hogs my system

In Gnotime, when I open help, the help system hogs my system resources and simply displays an empty Yelp screen. If I run Gnotime in Terminal, I get this message: GTT: GConf: Warning: get ...
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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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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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hwclock vs rcS.d/S11hwclock.sh what is the difference between the two?

Could someone kindly explain the difference between these two files? hwclock.sh rcS.d/S11hwclock.sh I understand these files are both to do with the motherboard clock, but i dont see the ...
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Alienware M17x R3: Possible downclock

I installed recently Kubuntu 11.10 32 bits (had graphics driver issues, wanted to try on 32 bits version) on my new Alienware M17x, with a Core i7-2670QM CPU. Cores are supposed to be clocked at 2.2 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...