[clug] Kubuntu 8.10 first impressions

Michael Cohen scudette at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 10:16:02 GMT 2008

  If you dont use it that often surely tzwatch is the tool for you -
you just type tzwatch in the terminal when you want to know the time

Commandline tools are still the most flexible and useful no fuss
interface... dont get seduced by the dark side of the GUI.


On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 8:24 PM, Steve McInerney <steve at stedee.id.au> wrote:
> 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. :-)
> Cheers!
> - Steve
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