[clug] Kubuntu 8.10 first impressions

Steve McInerney steve at stedee.id.au
Tue Nov 11 09:24:35 GMT 2008

on 11/11/08 18:51 Brad Hards said the following:
> On Tuesday 11 November 2008 05:45:41 pm Steve McInerney wrote:
>> The panel clock being able to show me the multiple
>> timezones all my co-workers are in (Gnome clock does this... Depressingly
>> this is a "Must Have" feature for me - kworldclock is not sufficient).
> After my rant, I thought I might try to actually help on this one.
> How about adding clocks to a panel? You could use the existing one (if you 
> have space), create a new panel (top or bottom, whichever you don't normally 
> use), set it to autohide if you don't want to waste the screen space - all 
> you have to do is to throw the mouse pointer at the top of the screen to make 
> it show again.
> The KDE 4 digital clock can show whatever timezone you want, and there is a 
> setting to make it display the name of the timezone in the display.
> Does that solve your problem?

I most sincerely do appreciate the effort!
But no. 10 Timezones would be just a little cluttered for something I only
need to refer to occasionally. Often enough to be needed nearby - not often
enough to be on permanently.

I have considered trying to write my own and feed back in - so much to do, so
little time. :-)

- Steve

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