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Any replacement for xonclock?
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torm


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PostPosted: Sun 15 Jan 2017, 06:33    Post subject:  Any replacement for xonclock?  

Desktop clock, analog, no compositing, any ideas?

With Pwidgets found xonclock, however it dies with:

[xcb] Unknown sequence number while processing queue
[xcb] Most likely this is a multi-threaded client and XInitThreads has not been called
[xcb] Aborting, sorry about that.
xonclock: ../../src/xcb_io.c:274: poll_for_event: Assertion `!xcb_xlib_threads_sequence_lost' failed.

-most every time, so
unless there's some trick to get it working under JWM
(..and alike, OpenBox appears to work with xonclock Confused )
I'm looking for some replacement to it.
If possible without the need to install compositing manager
just to get the clock face to be displayed in a normal manner.
Cairo clock, different desklets, etc. depend on compositing.
OCD-dock has clock as desklet, no source available unfortunately.
pmck has some problems with flickering and conflicts screeny,
buici-clock flickers also, when uncovered by window.

Maybe I have overlooked some app/widget?
All suggestions are welcome..


system is TahrPup605 (32bit), on screenshot modified Buici-clock.
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PostPosted: Sun 15 Jan 2017, 08:03    Post subject:  

http://tzclock.org
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PostPosted: Sun 15 Jan 2017, 12:30    Post subject:  

How about this one, from our own 01micko?
https://github.com/01micko/pmck

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PostPosted: Sun 15 Jan 2017, 15:35    Post subject:  

jamesbond I rather like your Rox Clocks: http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=82734
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PostPosted: Sun 15 Jan 2017, 20:08    Post subject:  

I fixed xonclock for libpng16 and also fixed the rox desktop issues. You'll have to compile it yourself. You may have to run autoreconf to regenerate a sane configure script.

https://github.com/01micko/xonclock

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torm


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PostPosted: Wed 08 Feb 2017, 13:11    Post subject:  

Thanks for reply..

..@ 01micko - no different about xcb issues, still dies the same way Sad

..@ smokey01 - for some reasons these tend to "fall asleep" ..sometimes

..@ musher0 - this source needs a lot of work to turn it into something usable , while exercise of cairo could do some good in the long run.. Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Wed 08 Feb 2017, 15:27    Post subject:  

Hello torm.

If it can be of any help, here is my config file for tzclock to get you started.
Unzip in /root and restart your tzclock.

Then right-click on the clock, go to preferences, set them or change them as
you like, save them. Then restart your clock, and that's it.

It shouldn't be "a lot of work", IMO: we do set preferences for a lot of other
apps too, don't we! Smile

IHTH.
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PostPosted: Thu 09 Feb 2017, 08:42    Post subject:  

Dear musher0,

Thanks. I also played with the rc file and this is mine.

With kind regards,
vovchik
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