Clock should provide notification of time changes like daylight savings time

Bug #37836 reported by Brian Burger
This bug affects 3 people
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gnome-panel (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

We switched to Daylight Savings time last night; when I started my computer this afternoon I noticed that the clock had switched to DST as well - but it would be nice if there was a small notification dropdown that reminded the user of the switch to/from DST and confirmed that the system time was still right.

That little distro from Redmond does this, and when I was still using Billware it was a useful reminder to switch the *rest* of the clocks in the house.

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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Nice idea, I've forwarded the suggestion upstream:

Changed in gnome-panel:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
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sam tygier (samtygier) wrote :

for people have their clock set to local time, but do not use windows (or raely reboot to windows), this would remind them to set the time right.

see Bug #63247

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Fred (eldmannen+launchpad) wrote :

Good idea.

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Savvas Radevic (medigeek) wrote :

confirming :) this would make a great addition!

Changed in gnome-panel:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in gnome-panel:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
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