Time Zones in Separate clocks on the Desktop

Verde Denim tdldev at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 19:38:28 BST 2008


On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 12:58 PM, David Fox <dfox94085 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 5:25 AM, Ashish Vijaywargiya
> <vijaywargiya.ashish at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Do we have some software in Ubuntu repository to set the Time Zones in
> > Separate clocks on the Desktop ?
>
> Kinda low-tech, but you can use shell environment variables and run
> the clocks in a subshell. Each instance would be in a different time
> zone.
>
> Remember those old movies / news shows where they had a bunch of
> clocks all in different time zones?
>
> (export TZ=EDT5EST; xclock) &
> ( eastern time)
>
Hrmm
An interesting idea for a small Java desklet, yes?
I'll have to look into that... Thanks for the mind-jog!

Regards,
Jack

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