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Uptime clock on ubuntu 22.04

I was looking for a way to display my running uptime next to my clock in Ubuntu. I wanted to see if there were any applications out there in the ubuntu ecosystem that already did this. If not I wanted ...
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Clock at top of screen displaying odd values instead of time in Ubuntu 23.10

Settings > Date & Time show correct options, but the clock on the top of the screen displays numbers (time of 24:40) that don't make any sense (although the date is correct). See screenshot
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Marking clocksource 'tsc-early' as unstable because the skew is too large: and Time drift on ubuntu server 22.04.4 LTS

I have an Ubuntu Server with this config No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy Linux lab01 6.5.0-26-...
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sudo timedatectl timesync-status has high jitter and offset

I've noticed that since the last update of the Ubuntu kernel the OS clock randomly jumps seconds. I noticed that after running a simple Python app which showed that the timestamps on the print ...
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Clock won't syncronize and drift

I have an Ubuntu server No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy Linux lab01 6.5.0-26-generic #26~22.04.1-...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Unity: clock in top bar flickers a few times before dissapearing completely upon login

Basically the post Time is not displaying in the Top Bar (grayed-out clock settings as well) but the solutions from that post do not work for me, perhaps due to being Ubuntu 22.04. Any suggestions how ...
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Programmable periodic alarm with start and end time

I read this question and I've a similar request but not identical. I need a programmable alarm clock with the following features: set the interval in minutes set the begin and end time For example I ...
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Repeated incorrect time in Multipass clients with Ubuntu 22.04

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and installed Multipass to quickly bootstrap small Ubuntu VMs for testing. However, these VMs consistently show a strong time drift, and do not sync with the host OS (which ...
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Ubuntu clock jumps

I've noticed that since the last update of the Ubuntu kernel (specs are below) the OS clock randomly jumps seconds. I'm using Python 3.10.12 and Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS 6.2.0-26-GENERIC I've noticed ...
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Time incorrect after suspending

Before I close the lid of the Ubuntu 23.04 laptop, for example the time is 12:34. When I open the lid, the time becomes X hours faster than the correct time. My timezone is UTC+X and I ran timedatectl ...
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Ubuntu Studio 23.04 (uses KDE/Plasma) - clock in panel "stuck" after waking up from hibernation, other panel glitches

Have been using Ubuntu Studio 23.04 beta for a couple of months now, really like it. There are a few bugs with it however. One of them is that the clock in the panel (by default on top of the screen ...
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System time changes by 5½ hours after being suspended for a while

Every time I open my System(Ubuntu 22.04) from suspend, the system time is wrong, exactly by 5½ hours and this time is 11 hours ahead of GMT. For example, if the correct time is 3:30 PM, it shows 9:00 ...
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Second clock on Ubuntu classic desktop

I'm using classic desktop session on Ubuntu and cannot figure out how to enable the second clock for other timezone on the top right corner. Any idea?
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System clock seems off by -2m11.785152258s, which can prevent network connectivity

I have a server that was syncing a bsc full node, and all of a sudden my system clock went off by 2 minutes. Could it be a hardware problem? OS: Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS x86_64 ❯ timedatectl status ...
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systemd-timesyncd.service - Network Time Synchronization shows Status "Initial synchronization to time server"

Does Clock synchronization work differently in Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04? I have configured synchronization to local time server. After configuring clock synchronization in Ubuntu 18.04 , status is shown ...
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Clock offset problem in dual boot with Ubuntu 22.04 and Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 in a partition with Windows 10 on my HP Notebook. Initially whenever I would switch between the systems there would be a time offset (Neither Ubuntu nor Windows showed ...
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Setup gnome-clock's Timer via cli

I want to make some automations which includes setup the gnome-clock's Timer via command prompt. I was looking on the --help option, but I didn't find ways to control the application via cli. Is there ...
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Multiple timezone clocks in topbar on Ubuntu 20.04

I want to have several time zone clocks (cities with local time) in my top bar on my Ubuntu 20.04. There is a similar question and answer here but it does not work on my system as some users have ...
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How to show clock on login screen in Ubuntu 20.04

I want the clock to show on login screen while username and password fields are visible. I don't mean the big clock which gets replaced by user name as it disappears before my monitor wakes up.
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closing ubuntu then restarting in windows, the clock is always 8 hours late [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 and I regularly switch between Ubuntu and Windows 10. Every time I switch to w10, the clock there is always 8 hours earlier. Since it's a one way problem I can only guess there ...
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20.04: add/change order or world clock in command line

I am using the World Clocks applet in Ubuntu 20.04 and would like to: change the order of the clocks without erase/re-add ideally set the clocks (order) from the command line Is that possible?
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UTC entry in Gnome Clock

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 and found that the UTC entry of the World Clock is no longer there. Searching for UTC, GMT or similar keywords does not help: I searched the Internet, and found very ...
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Changing Clock Format Ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

I would like to change the clock formatting from "Sep 11 5:01 PM" to display "Sunday, 11 September 2022, 5:01 PM". The current format is: [Mo] [dd] [(h)h]:[mm] [X]M and I wish for ...
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Getting GPS time from TCP source + PPS device

I'm currently working on a Nvidia Jetson TX2 with Ubuntu 18, using an Emlid Reach GPS Module which is capable of provide NMEA messages through a TCP connection and a 1-PPS signal through a UART pin. I'...
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NTP active but system clock not syncronized

I am trying to synchronize my system clock on ubuntu 20.04. But on running systemctl status systemd-timesyncd I am finding the error as "Timed out waiting for reply from 192.46.211.253:123 (0.in....
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Change Clock Position at Ubuntu 22.04?

Is it possible to change the clock position to the right of the bar instead of the center in Ubuntu 22.04?
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How to show seconds on the clock in 22.04 LTS (Gnome) [duplicate]

Is there a way to get the clock (top bar) to show seconds? I looked in the Time & Date settings tab, but there is still nothing for seconds there.
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20.04 MATE desktop - clock in panel occasionally shows UTC

Testing a newly upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 system with the MATE desktop installed. The panel clock normally shows the desired US Central Time. But every now and then it sneakily reverts to UTC - This ...
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Why is the time not syncing?

I want the time to sync, but it's not. I tried running the following commands, but it's still not syncing. # timedatectl set-ntp off # timedatectl set-ntp on # timedatectl status ...
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systemd-timesyncd Inactive at boot ubuntu 20.04

First off I've searched for the answer here and it's not the standard disable/purge ntp/chrony. I can run dpkg -l | grep ntp and dpkg -l | grep chrony and neither returns anything, so I know it's not ...
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Cannot start up-clock up

How to start Up-clock in Ubuntu 21.04? I installed it via Terminal and placed it's symbol on Desktop. Now, how to start it up? And can it be on a screen continuously, even in "sleep" mode? ...
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How can I custom format the top bar clock in Ubuntu 20.04 without extensions?

I wanted to format the clock without the use of extensions...
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How to have Clock widgets with multiple timezones

I need to have time in multiple timezone displayed either on the top-bar or as a widget on secondary monitor I'm currently using Gnome clock which requires as click on top bar and times on different ...
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Show *year* on Ubuntu 20.04 top bar

As far as I can tell, there are no tweaks for showing the year on the top bar clock in Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). I find it for < 20.04, but I can't find a suitable solution for Ubuntu 20.04. Our ...
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Does the clock that appears when you click the time appear in analog by default?

Does the clock that appears when you click the time at the top of the screen, appear in analog by default? Because I thought it did, and now it stopped, but am I mistaken and it actually never did? ...
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Clock time indicator display on center top of screen sometimes shows outdated times for a few moments Ubuntu 20.10 due to graphics issue

This is a 20.10 regression that did not happen in 20.04. It is a graphics problem, not about setting the actual time. Sometimes if I leave my computer idle, when I come back to it the clock is out of ...
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Fresh Install Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome-Clock / Calendar Corruption

Does someone know how to repair / permanently fix the problem of duplicate / corrupted entries in the gnome clock? These instructions reset the gnome-calendar, but minutes later the problem returns. ...
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Sync system clock from RTC on boot

folks! I have a single board computer (HardKernel Odroid C2) that has no builtin RTC and need an external time source on each system boot. While I have a local NTP server, I also need RTC just in case ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Freezing after Updating from 18.04 UPDATED

I have seen similar titles / problems such as mine on this site and I have tried their various solutions, but nothing has worked thus far. My system freezes no matter I am doing probably ~ once or ...
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Clock on task bar doesn't update until mouse moves

Can anybody verify this please? After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.10 yesterday, I noticed that the clock on the task bar doesn't automatically update any longer. I have my task bar set to auto-hide. When I ...
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Ubuntu Budgie: How to get rid of date on clock?

I just wanna get rid of the date option for the desktop clock called show time applet any ideas on how to? I cannot seem to find an option to remove the date from the clock
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Strange 'beep-beep' alarm each day at noon

since I've upgraded to 20.04 last month, I keep hearing a double beep X6 times (like an alarm clock) each day exactly at 12:00. I didn't install any alarm programs recently and I'm pretty sure the ...
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how to force date and time to be permanently shown on lock screen?

Ubuntu 20.04 here. I searched here but found nothing: https://extensions.gnome.org/# (may be I didn't search well?) If I keep pressing ESC, it will toggle user login and the date&time. I need it ...
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How can I change the format of the panel clock in Ubuntu Mate 20.04?

The default format is XX:XX AM/PM How can I change it to XX:XX AM/PM Weekday Month Date ? Searching offers up dconf-editor solutions that don't apply to 20.04
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In Ubuntu 20.04, I cannot get the displayed time on top bar to show day, date and time including seconds

My previous question was closed, but the duplicate it pointed to didn't solve the issue. I have recently updated my laptop from 17.10 to 20.04. One of the features I liked was that quite easily I was ...
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ubuntu mate 20.04, how to change color of "time" in the top bar

I have made the background color in the top bar black and want the clock or time to show in white (the bar is autohide and I want the clock to show when the bar glides down, this worked in 18.04), so ...
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Changing date format in lock screen [duplicate]

I want to change the date format from what I chose in the Ubuntu installation, and it works by going to Region & Language and selecting the format that I want, but when I log out of the user, the ...
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In Ubuntu 16.04 clock missing in System Settings [duplicate]

Clock is missing from System Settings in Ubuntu 16.04:
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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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