I'm using maverick desktop edition and I'd like to use indicator-datetime instead of the usual clock. I installed it using software center but even after restarting I don't find it in the "Add to panel" list. Maybe I'm trying to install it in the wrong way? Or should I add that indicator using terminal? If so, could you tell me how to do that? Thanks in advance!


Currently your indicator menus are loaded by either indicator-applet or indicator-applet-session, and none of those show the indicator-datetime menu. You can replace those 2 applets, plus the old clock applet by 1 single applet indicator-applet-complete (and you have to install that one first). The indicator-applet-complete applet will show indicator-datetime if it's installed.

So currently you have the following applets at the right side of the panel:

| notification area | indicator-applet | clock | indicator-applet-session |

And you have to change it to:

| notification area | indicator-applet-complete |

You need to add a menu entry:

  1. Go to ‘System > Preferences > Main Menu’
  2. Choose ‘Accessories’ in the left-hand list
  3. Click on the ‘New Item’ button
  4. Choose a name and enter ‘indicator-workspaces’ for the command
  5. Finalize by clicking the ‘Add’ button
  • Thanks, but I think it's not that what I mean. ;) I need to add an indicator to the top panel, not the menu item. In addition, I'm talking about indicator-datetime not indicator-workspaces :) – Tadas N. Oct 13 '10 at 16:04

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