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Questions tagged [clock]

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

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clock_gettime with CLOCK_MONOTONIC shows non-monotonic behaviour (14.04,18.04)

I have an issue using the clock_gettime() system-call with theCLOCK_MONOTONIC clock. The problem is that the clock returned by this system call seems to behave non-monotonically. First of, some system ...
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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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Dual boot, Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 8.1 clock issues

Recently I overwrote my Ubuntu 14.04 boot with a new installation of Ubuntu 18.04. With my previous dual boot, sometimes when I would shut off Ubuntu and run Windows 8.1, the Windows internal clock ...
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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 do I restore drop down time zones in status bar? [duplicate]

In 18.04, the drop-down time zones in the status bar have disappeared. This was incredibly handy for someone who travels a lot, and also handy to get a quick look at the local time somewhere else. All ...
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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

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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Clock Settings freeze, Top Panel datetime freeze

At first, the datetime in top panel disappeared. Also the clock option in System Settings > Time & Date got disabled like below: Then I tried fixing it following this and running sudo killall ...
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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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excessive system clock drift? (2+ minutes per hour)

I am running a reasonably new install of 17.10 on a new system (fully patched, and not virtualized), and noticed that the boot time listed in /proc/stat's btime entry kept changing. This broke some ...
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Kerberos authentication: clock skew too great

When trying kinit viesturs@SERVER.COM I get viesturs@SERVER.COM's Password: kinit: krb5_get_init_creds: Clock skew too great What to do? Here is my timedatectl status $ timedatectl status ...
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Difference between the clock and the HRT make problems with many apps and online games [duplicate]

I already asked this question before but no answer: Difference between the clock and the high-resolution timer Only on Ubuntu I have a difference between the clock and the high-resolution timer, and ...
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Slow to update the clock on startup

When I start Ubuntu 17.10, it's slow to synchronize the clock on the top of the screen. It stays at the last time I had when I suspend the last time and it updates after some minutes. The time is ...
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Difference between the clock and the high-resolution timer

I was trying to make a test for my PC using Geekbench 4 but after the test end, it showing no results and tell me: Geekbench has detected a 5.86s difference between the clock (164s) and the high-...
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World clock indicator on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful [duplicate]

Looking at the old answers to this question, it's clear that the UI was changed as it no longer provides a way to add multiple time zones using the settings page. I'd like to see an indicator of the ...
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Clock Overide Extension Versus dConf When Formatting Time Display

First let me say that the new extensions support in Ubuntu 17.10/Gnome 3 is a great feature. My question has to do with formatting the time and data that appear in the upper bar at the top of the ...
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In Ubuntu 17.10 and later how do I change the clock to a 12 hour format?

In Ubuntu 17.10 with GNOME, how do I change the clock to a 12 hour format? And maybe for a more difficult rhetorical question, why does Ubuntu feel compelled to hide such basic functionality?
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Clocks vary on XP and Ubuntu partions [duplicate]

I’ve got both Windows XP and Ubuntu 16.04 on separate partitions on the same laptop. When the time’s set correctly on XP, then the time on Ubuntu is 7 hours behind. If I set the Ubuntu clock correctly,...
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How to get the calendar to use 12hour display?

How can I get Ubuntu's calendar to use the 12 hour display? I've already set the option but it is not taking effect:
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Ubuntu 17.10 Multiple Timezone clocks [duplicate]

How do I add multiple clocks with different time zones in Ubuntu 17.10. Note: I used get this setting when I click the top bar in earlier versions as described in this link (https://www....
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Customizing tray/taskbar date display in Ubuntu beginning with Ubuntu 17.10

On previous versions I had the date displayed. Now it just shows the current day but not the day's number or the month. Is there a way to customize the clock or tray/taskbar more in GNOME shell on ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from changing hardware clock

I always tell people that 'nothing can go wrong' and that 'their computer won't even remember' if I boot their systems from my Ubuntu-installed pendrive, but I recently found out that this is not true....
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Timezone instead of cities in clock applet

I use time zones for coordinating worldwide teleconferences. But, I usually forget which city has which time zone. Would it be possible to have GMT, PST, CET, BST time explicitly available among the ...
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How do I move clock to the right end of GNOME 3 Panel from the middle?

How do I move the clock to the right of the panel in Ubuntu GNOME? In other words, I want the clock to be in the same place as in Ubuntu Unity 16.04.
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XFCE Panel Clock Disappears

Like it says in the title. Fresh XFCE install over Ubuntu. Whenever I try to change the clock format through Right-Click>Panel>Preferences, the clock disappears as soon as I close the window. I have ...
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Display multiple time zones in status bar

What I'm looking to do is add a second clock (specifically UTC) to the status bar, ideally adjacent to the local time. I do much work across time zones, so naturally having a second clock would be ...
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How to see all of log history on ubuntu?

I have a problem in my fingerprint installed on Ubuntu. Date and time system in ubuntu can be edited by the user, so the user late to the office and change the date and time system on ubuntu. Can I ...
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How do I get my xclock to display in my ubuntu? Can't seem to fix this error

I'm trying to get my xclock to show in my ubuntu, I get this error when I try to get xclock to show: chopin:~% xclock & [1] 7888 chopin:~% Error: Can't open display: [1] Exit 1 ...
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Why Automatic Time doesn't work [duplicate]

Recently I realized the automatic time doesn't work. I guess the battery that keeps the time in my computer is bad, so I need the system to take the right time from Internet. I'm testing changing ...
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Move clock to center in Gnome Shell 3.24

I'm on Ubunut 17.04 with Gnome shell 3.24.2. Ever since the fresh install, the clock got placed to the right side of the top panel. I have not found a way to move it to the center. I'm aware of this ...
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Clock indicator has disappeared and nautilus displays with csd

I did 2 things: installed this pack of new light-themes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/05/install-improved-ambiance-gnome-theme (which is for 16.10 and 17.04, and I'm on 16.04, I haven't noticed it ...