xenopeek wrote:This is missing context. Which Linux Mint version are you talking about? Which desktop environment?
xenopeek wrote:Please post feedback to the RC on the blog post: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2477. If there rest of system uses 24 hour time, so should the clock. That has always been the default on Cinnamon; 24 hour clock.
Also note the forum rules here (look up to the pink bar at the top of this page), no Cinnamon suggestions here! Take those to GitHub in the future. But in this case, I think it's an issue you should report on the blog.
To switch to 24 hour clock, right-click the clock applet and select "Configure". Click to use a custom date format and set the date format to "%H:%M". Or if you want to include the day, month, and date like on previous Linux Mint Cinnamon releases, set the date format to "%a %b %e, %H:%M".
ericramos1990 wrote:MOST LIKELY, the average joe is going to want to have 12 hr format, while the veteran is going to want the 24 hr format.
ericramos1990 wrote:I get where you are coming from OP, however, MOST LIKELY, the average joe is going to want to have 12 hr format, while the veteran is going to want the 24 hr format.
FOR THE MOST PART, the veteran is going to know how to fix it anyways.
As an intermediate user, I don't mind having to fix it, I'll spend a minute of my time fixing it, while I'll be happy making the average joe happy and giving them less of a complaint about linux.
So just let it go, people that like the 12 hr format are most likely beginners, I keep saying most likely because I know there will be exeptions.
xenopeek wrote:This comes up repeatedly here but this is patently untrue. 24 hour time is the most commonly used time notation worldwide, only a few countries use 12 hour time notation. Some countries use 12 hour time notation and 24 hour time notation interchangeably, mostly English speaking countries that are former colonies of the UK (USA, India, Australia, etc.). The rest of the world uses 24 hour time notation. I'm happy to be called an expert instead of a noob based on the country I live in, but I think that's a bit unfair
ericramos1990 wrote:LOL just get over it guys
Doesn't the new cinnamon make up for it?
ericramos1990 wrote:You shouldn't let such a small thing make you change an entire distro....
ericramos1990 wrote:'m happy with the customization it gives me, I use:
%A, %b %d - %H:%M:%S
Which looks like
Sunday, Nov 17 - 16:38:35
I am allowed being able to tweak it any way as I please, adding hyphens, dashes, any text I want, and even the seconds. I honestly don't remember being able to do that when I had Windows.
ericramos1990 wrote:IDK man, this is seriously not a big deal whatsoever.
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