Since the update to 18.04 from 16.04, i see top bar with date and time only on the primary screen of my notebook. On the other screens the top bar is not shown.

Another anoying thing is i see only the actual weekday and time of the day. I would like to see the whole date with time without clicking on it...

I've searched along by google but i didnt found a solution...


Install GNOME Tweak Tool:

sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool

Go to Top Bar on the left and enable date under clock.

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    Thank you, it works for me. But can i make the top bar on every screen visible? Actual its only on the primary screen. – strader May 16 '18 at 7:04
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    Why the upvotes? This answer does not answer the question in the title: "Ubuntu 18.04 show date and time on every screen". Anyone have an aswer to this? – jonasfh Mar 28 '19 at 7:41
  • Go to Top Bar on the left and enable date under clock. I did not getting this or not found on ubuntu 18.4 – Sameer Kazi Apr 8 '19 at 7:08

You can change setting from terminal too using following command.

$ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface clock-show-date true

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  • This worked for me to add the date to the time on my top bar. Mine was only showing the time and not the date at all. Thanks! – Todd Welch Jun 21 '19 at 0:16

Installing "Multi Monitors Add-On" showed topbar on both my displays.

Software Center, search "Multi Monitors Add-On", Install.

Its option "Show Panel on additional monitors" is turned on by default.

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