Change date/time format for mate clock applet?

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Change date/time format for mate clock applet?

Post by 0x2620 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:17 am

How do I change the date and time format for the mate clock applet?

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Re: Change date/time format for mate clock applet?

Post by kc1di » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:53 am

Right click on the clock in the panel and select preferences. this will allow you to change 12/24 hr. add seconds to the clock
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Re: Change date/time format for mate clock applet?

Post by 0x2620 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:02 pm

I mean how can I change the text string for the date?

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Re: Change date/time format for mate clock applet?

Post by chrisuk » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:03 pm

Run Dconf Editor (install dconf-editor if not already) - navigate to org/mate/panel/objects/clock/prefs, Then enter a strftime format string in custom-format
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