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System time/clock broken after system upgrade from 16.04->18.04->20.4

After upgrading my system from ubuntu 16.04 to 20.04 the system timers exhibit strange behaviour. Displaying timers with the following command reveals the clock seems to speed up and slow down. ...
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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Clock time indicator display on center top of screen sometimes shows outdated times for a few moments Ubuntu 20.10 due to graphics issue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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Can seconds on the shell panel clock be colored?

I want to change the color of only the seconds part of the clock, so the hour and minute color stays unchanged along with the ":" and only the seconds numbers are different? Is that possible ...
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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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Is my reminder area broken, or is there no way to click on reminders to get to my calendar?

I am having quite a difficult time getting set up on my Ubuntu/Gnome system in a way that actually reminds me of upcoming events. Since everything is on Zoom, Webex, Blackboard, Canvas, Skype, etc ...
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AMD Ryzen 4800H shows slow clock speed on ubuntu 18.04

I bought Lenovo legion 5 (R7 4800H) which encounters many problem on Ubuntu (mine is 18.04). However the strangest is that lscpu shows base clock speed as the maximum. lscpu | grep MHz shows CPU MHz: ...
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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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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 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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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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