Gnome not showing date and time

Hi - brand new to arch.

I cannot get gnome to show date and time.

I’ve followed the instructions here, but no date and no time:

To show the date in the top bar, execute:
$ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface clock-show-date true

I’ve configured a single gnome extension:

Could someone point out what I am missing?

gnome version is 42.1

I can see date and time here:


:man_facepalming: :person_facepalming: :woman_facepalming:

wow. I expected it to be on the right side of the top panel. Instead it was covered up by my web cam.

know how to pin it to the right of the top panel by chance?

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I can’t help you here, I don’t use Gnome.
There are several Gnome users in this forum and one of them might have a solution.

Welcome to :enos: forums!!

managed to do it with this extension:




Mark on the posts as solved so that the topic can be closed.
Hope you have a good time using :enos: and in the forums!!

do you have a notch or something like an iphone?

Done. Thank you!

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Yep - exactly the problem. my web cam was covering it up.

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I got ya. I didn’t know they started putting those on laptops too. Then again, I haven’t really looked at new laptops in a long time, so I didn’t know about such a thing. I know a few years ago there was a trend of them putting them down at the bottom by the hinge.

Welcome @dado-e-prso aboard :enos:

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Use the extension dash to panel.

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