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Questions related to clock application, services provided by system or other clock apps.

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customize top panel clock in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I want the top panel of Ubuntu 18.04 to show the date, DOW and time. I tried following this link ubuntuhandbook but now all I get is a long unintelligible string of letters and numbers. Anybody have ...
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System clock is breaking once a week for 17 minutes (1000 seconds)

I have a virtual machine in a data center with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. Once a week (the night from Sat to Sun) its system clock runs in a future for 17 mins (1000 secs) which break my applications. At ...
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Alarm clock for Ubuntu with no time limit

The Alarm Clock has a 23 hours limit time. Is there a way to extend that time? Or, in other case, another app that works the same as Alarm Clock?
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What happened with my time display?

I'm using Ubuntu 19.10 and the display of time has an extra space between : separator, see images. I notice this in gnome's top bar and in Files. EDIT: The spacing between hour and minute should ...
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How to set system time in multi boot laptop?

I have a multi boot laptop with Windows10, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 18.04.The system time shown with each OS is different than that of actual time. Can somebody suggest what to do in order to have same ...
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How to turn off clock on login screen? [duplicate]

I like not to know time when I'm using my computer. I found how to turn it off on my desktop but I didn't find how to turn it off before login into my session (it still appears in small on top of my ...
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Remove clock from top bar in Ubuntu 19.10 Mate

I deactivated the clock in the right top bar in Ubuntu 18.04 Mate and updates few days ago to Ubuntu 19.10. The clock reappears and - for the heck - there ist no option to remove it. Where can I ...
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Changing date and time position on the lock screen - Ubuntu 18.04

We are attempting to move the date and time of the lock screen. We've discovered Gnome uses a CSS file for the lock screen's configuration. The file is located in //usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/...
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Pixel art clock for desktop

Is there any pixel art digital number clock for the GNOME desktop? I want a simple clock displaying hours and minutes.
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Date and time on top line Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME

I know this is simple but I forgot what I found and cannot find it again. Somewhere you can put in something like %yyyy and so forth, and construct something like: 2020 01 07 Tues 11:21 pm. ...
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Kubuntu panel clock display in 12-hour format but without AM/PM?

I have the Kubuntu panel positioned vertically and that doesn't leave a lot of room for horizontal text strings. The clock is in 12-hour format, and the AM/PM text after the HH:MM makes the text ...
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How do I put a clock on the desktop background on Ubuntu 19.04, gnome

How do I put a clock on the desktop background on Ubuntu 19.04 GNOME Is there maybe an extension that I am not finding? I have google all I think is relevant.
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Ubuntu live world clock app as desktop wallpaper or widget possible?

While I work in Germany, some of my colleagues work in India, some in Canada. Is there a software to run in Ubuntu* and compatible environments so that the background screen displays sort of widget ...
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Weird Time Indentation

My Ubuntu has this weird time Indentation on the digital clock. Here is a picture My Sys Info: Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine
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Day and night world map

Is there a day and night world map + clock available in the Ubuntu repositories? It should show the regions of the earth covered by sunlight. For example: Image author: Clonodin. Image license: CC ...
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Wallpaper clock

where can i find Wallpaper clock saved as a .wcz file. All the links I find point to "vladstudios" but are broken. My goal is to be able to use the clock with wallch which then needs a .wcz file. ...
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Ubuntu ram clock speed, help!

I have 2400 mhz memory, but Ubuntu runs it at 2133 mhz. I enabled xmp profile in the uefi, and now when I use the command "sudo dmidecode --type memory", it shows Speed: 2133 MT/s and Configured Clock ...
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Apt update command took 213503982334601 days to complete (that's what it says)

I ran sudo apt update command and to my surprise, it took 213503982334601 days to fetch 7945 kB from Internet. (all other output was normal) The actual wall clock time, of course, wasn't that big, not ...
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Merge Clock With System Tray

I was wondering if it was possible to merge the clock into the system tray in Ubuntu 18.04 to make look like Chrome OS's system tray:
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Is it possible to put the clock on the launcher bar if its at the bottom? The old windows style basically?

See image. The launcher (Ubuntu dock) is on the bottom of the screen. I'm looking to add the clock to that location.
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Showing the date on the system tray with the metacity flashback (ubuntu 18.04)

I'm clarifying "with metacity" because I assume that's what is disqualifying the advice I found on multiple posts. I had this fixed back on ubuntu 16 with a different pc but I can't for the life of me ...
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How to create, configure and apply dconf custom keyfile/gschema for an existing Gnome 3 object?

I want to customize the top panel date time format as a strftime string. I have already achieved this by installing the very splendid 'Clock Override' extension, but looking at dconf documentation, ...
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msrtool, ThrottleStop, cpupower how control cpu clock?

I'm trying to control the clock of my notebook and I'm having a "half success" using cpupower I was able to limit the clock, but whenever a program (or better, marios programs) start to run and ask ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Clock not updating after Hibernate

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Laptop and use hibernate very often, but if I resume, the clock in the top panel shows the wrong time. If I go to Settings > Information > Date and Time and toggle ...
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Cannot install clock override [duplicate]

I tried following these directions on ubuntuhandbook.com to customize time and date in gnome panel for 18.04. But I cannot find clock override in Package Manager.
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Is there a way to put the time above the date with the Gnome Extension, Dash to Panel? [duplicate]

Just to be clear, I have no idea if this is the right place for this or anything. I just want help. I'm also on the mobile site so some important things may not be visible. I'm on Ubuntu 18.10, have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 right click on folder (for properties) not working

I not able to right click on each folder or file on my system Also files and folder attach with clock icon.
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Time zone for Gnome Top Bar Ubuntu 18.10

Ubuntu 18.10 My Gnome Top Bar is displaying UTC time. I want local time. Ubuntu Time and Date Settings are correct and show Timezone: America/Chicago $ date shows the local time I installed "...
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Removing clock from the lock-screen

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. I want to remove the digital clock from the lock screen because I just want to see a good wallpaper there, unobstructed. How do I go about this?
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Change Clock: Add dd.mm (Ubuntu 18.04) [duplicate]

I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. Now I would like to change the clock looks. Up to now it looks like this: I would like to see dd.mm to see the date of today. How to do this?
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How to display custom formatted clock in top bar on multiple displays in Ubuntu 18.04?

I have a pretty specific problem, that I have had no luck trying to find a working solution to. I have a laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 docked using 2 external monitors resulting in 3 screens. I want to ...
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Too many clocks on the Budgie Panel

I have 3 clocks on my Budgie Panel. One clock is on the left side of the top Panel and the other two are in the center. How to remove the two extra clocks, and keep the default clock in the center of ...
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Why isn't the date visible on the top bar? [duplicate]

The day of the week time is displayed on the top bar... Why isn't the date displayed there, like it was in previous versions??? Why on earth would this capability have been removed???
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Switching from Ubuntu 18.04 to Windows 10 messes with clock [duplicate]

When I reboot from using Ubuntu 18.04 (dual-installed with Windows 10) and load into Windows, the clock will almost always be 1 hour behind, irrespective of daylight savings. Sometimes it's 13 hours ...
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Does my system clock automatically sync to the hardware clock?

I know my hardware clock is based on a simple quartz clock and will go out of sync over time, but system time is based on the CPU clock and is super accurate as a result. I'm not in an environment ...
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Prevent clock from advancing to a system time after Ubuntu Server build time

I have an Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 LTS in a lab environment where I need to set the date a couple of years back in time (e.g. 2016-04-22). I can set the older date/time without any issues but the OS ...
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How to display the clock on lockscreen?

I would so much like to have the option to let the lockscreen clock display ON indefinitely to use my Ubuntu as a clock when not using it. Thank you
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How to change the clock color on Xubuntu with adapta nokto theme

I'm using the adapta nokto theme on Xubuntu and the icons on my panel are white, but the problem arose when I switched to the binary clock. The clock dots are in blue! And that makes it very difficult ...
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Clock Synchronization using ptp4l

I am trying to synchronize clocks using ptp4l and phc2sys. I followed this instructions. Unfortunately, I am seeing clock jumps: In 5 of the 6 servers, clock jumps by 2 hours. In the image, it goes ...
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How to get world clocks to show on the task bar in Ubuntu 18.04

I make extensive use of the multiple timezone clock feature in 16.04. After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 I found various guides that installing GNOME Clocks and adding time zones I should see them in ...
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How to add additional clock in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

It was quite simple in Ubuntu 16.04 to add additional clock from different time zone. But I am not sure how to add in 18.04, I checked the settings but it doesn't have any options. Any suggestions?
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Is there a way to show time in icon tray in GNOME, like Windows?

Just like Windows, time in right bottom corner of system/icons tray
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Clock override gnome extension stopped working [closed]

I have been using Gnome Clock Override Extension for a couple of months and everything was working well until recently. Now, all I am able to see on the clock bar is the markup language I use to ...
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how to reboot Dell laptops nightly, even if they're asleep

We have a laptop cart with a bunch of Dell Latitude 5490's running Ubuntu Desktop 18.04. I'd like these to reboot nightly at 4 am. The cron job is simple enough, but it never runs because the laptops ...
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How to prevent Live CD from changing hardware clock

The Live environment sets and writes the time in UTC to the hardware ("BIOS") clock. Which of course borks it for Windows. (see Ubuntu bug 1703479) Is there a boot option or similar to make it not do ...
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How to change time display to 12h time format in Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 and I have the following issue: I tried to change the date on the top panel to 12h format instead of the default 24h format but I found no editable option into settings ...
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Time and date is missing on top bar of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Time and date is not available any more on top bar after I upgraded Ubuntu from 17.10 to 18.04 LTS. Time&Date settings is not available in "Settings", and it's not available in gnome-tweak-tool ...
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The Clock on the top bar is gone in 18.04 LTS

Time is very very important, I love the new version but no clock on the top bar. I checked every setting can not find a way to tuen it on The date is in the middle but I need the time. I do not want ...
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18.04 Hide Panel and keep clock [duplicate]

Is there a way to hide the Panel and keep the clock somewhere else in Gnome?
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Problem with exiftool and geosync, possibly related to daylight saving time

I wanted to geotag all my vacation photos with exiftool as follows: exiftool -geotag "*.gpx" \ -geosync "19:25:42Z@IMG_7882.jpg" \ -geosync "09:16:34Z@IMG_9798.jpg" \ -ext .jpg . where IMG_7802....

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