5 of the Best Free Linux Clocks
One of the strengths of Linux is the vast number of small,
niche utilities that are made available under an open source
One of the most basic utilities supplied with any operating
system is a clock utility. The clock typically resides in the taskbar
/menubar, showing the current system time. Nothing very exciting there.
However, the clocks featured in this article are more
sophisticated than the basic tray clock. In this article we pick the
finest analog clock, timezone clocks, and alarm clocks that are
available for Linux. They are all small, well-crafted, unobtrusive
utilities that are released under an open source license, and
add the perfect finishing touch to a well designed desktop environment.
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is
available, we have compiled a list of 5 high quality Linux clock
Hopefully, there will be something of interest for anyone who wants
more functionality offered by the standard clock featured in desktop
Now, let's explore the 5 clock utilities at hand. For each title we
have compiled its own portal page, providing a screenshot of the tool
in action, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its
features, together with links to relevant resources and reviews.
||Fully-featured alarm clock for your GNOME
panel or equivalent
||Fully customizable and extensible talking alarm clock
clock drawn with vector-graphics
||Keep an eye on the time around the world
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Last Updated Saturday, August 31 2013 @ 10:56 AM EDT