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GNOME-Shell multi-timezone clock

· by Robert Mibus · Read in about 1 min · (96 Words)
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As many of you know, the company I work for (Internode) was recentlyish purchased by iiNet.

iiNet’s headquarters is in Perth, which is 1.5 or 2.5 hours “behind” Adelaide time.

There’s no longer a multi-timezone clock available for the panel, so… oh well I just wrote one myself.

Screenshot of multi-timezone clock in GNOME-Shell top panel

Right now, it only supports GMT+8 as the “remote” timezone, but it’s easy enough to change the code.

The code is up on GitHub:

Thanks to Marco Dallagiacoma for writing the [“Fuzzy Clock” plugin][2], as I used it as a basis for my own code.