There are currently 2 clocks on my panel: one in the "Indicator Applet" and one in the "Clock". The one in the "Indicator Applet" is redundant and isn't as good as the "Clock".

Does anyone know how to get rid of the clock in the "Indicator Applet"?

  • Do you mean the calendar applet? I'm not aware of a clock in the Indicator Applet. Commented Jul 28, 2010 at 19:50
  • Do you use Gnome or KDE?
    – txwikinger
    Commented Jul 28, 2010 at 19:51

1 Answer 1


You must have somehow installed the new, under development Ubuntu clock. Go into Synaptic, and remove the package indicator-datetime. That should fix it.

  • Thanks, that worked. I wonder when I installed that though. Maybe it came with another package.
    – jumpnett
    Commented Jul 28, 2010 at 20:29
  • Did you install Unity? Unity uses it, and so installs the package on install.
    – dieki
    Commented Jul 28, 2010 at 20:38
  • is it possible to install clock as an indicator-applet? the indicator-datetime is too minimal.
    – mwm
    Commented Jan 4, 2011 at 13:18

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