Re: KDE clock settings

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On Thursday 03 September 2009 00:00:06 Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-09-02 at 23:23 +0100, Colin J Thomson - G6AVK wrote:
> > On Wednesday 02 September 2009 23:13:22 Ed Greshko wrote:
> > > Bill Davidsen wrote:
> > > > Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > > >> On Mon, 2009-08-31 at 20:36 -0400, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> > > >>> So, when you installed Fedora, did you carefully uncheck that
> > > >>> little box that says "System Clock uses UTC"? Windows does
> > > >>> not really understand UTC or handle it very well. The
> > > >>> solution is to go to the System --> Administration --> Date
> > > >>> and Time application, click the Time Zone
> > > >>> tab, uncheck the Clock Uses UTC box, click OK, reboot the
> > > >>> machine, go into your BIOS and set the hardware clock
> > > >>> correctly if need be. That should fix things.
> > > >>
> > > >> Anyone know how to accomplish this under KDE? The "Clock uses
> > > >> UTC" box doesn't seem to exist in the KDE universe (under
> > > >> System Settings->Date and Time.)
> > > >
> > > > The little box is in the install dialog.
> > >
> > > So, is your solution that a reinstall should be done to fix this
> > > problem?  :-)
> >
> > On this F11 box/KDE4.3 in the Kickoff menu:
> >
> > Applications > Administration > Date & Time and the time zone tab.
> > Here you will find the UTC check box
>
> That's just system-config-date (also called system-config-time),
> which as I already pointed out, is available from the Shell and is
> the same as the Gnome widget. All of which is beside the point, the
> point being that KDE has a System Settings option for Date and Time,
> and that's where the user might reasonably expect to be able to set
> this stuff. Having to go to a completely different widget borrowed
> from a different desktop environment is a bug and has been reported
> as such.

Well, I am not getting into an argument, the op said:

"Anyone know how to accomplish this under KDE?" he did not ask for a KDE 
specific app.

The thread is a bit messed up here (email problems) and I missed your 
earlier comment on this.

Colin
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