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danbuter 03-09-2011 06:03 PM

Clock gadget?
Is there a gadget in the repos that shows a clock face? Don't care if it's analog or digital, I'd just like to have a big clock on my desktop. The default clock is way too small.

tronayne 03-10-2011 10:58 AM

Go take a look at You can install it from the Ubuntu library. There are other implementations -- check SourceForge. You'll need the Cairo library installed (it may already be there -- use locate cairo in a terminal).

Hope this helps some.

danbuter 03-10-2011 09:38 PM

The Cairo Clock has TONS of dependencies, so I'll skip it. Seriously, why does Ubuntu have so many stupid dependencies in their repos?

Something I'm looking for shows up great in this review of Bodhi.

Damn if I can figure out how to get that clock though.

tronayne 03-11-2011 05:33 AM

Maybe you might want to try xclock? You can play with size, color, all kinds of stuff with that and it should be installed by default on your box. The man page has lots of "fun" things to play with...

Hope this helps some.

Jeff91 03-11-2011 07:41 PM

I know you others are just trying to help - but by not knowing your way around E you are just complicating things.

Go into your modules Dan and load the clock module, then go to the gadets menu and add it to your desktop - this is built into your install of E, no extra packages needed :)


danbuter 03-11-2011 09:01 PM


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