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Unable to schedule "PM" events in Gnome Calendar 3.20.2
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Status in gnome-calendar package in Ubuntu:
Status in gnome-calendar source package in Xenial:
Users who have their computer time set to 12-hour time (AM/PM) instead of
24-hour are unable to schedule PM events in gnome-calendar. 12-hour time is the
default in the United States.
The update fixes this issue and a few more.
1. Open the Calendar app.
2. Click on a date to schedule a new event. Click Edit Details.
3. Are you able to set an event that starts and ends in the afternoon?
Open the System Settings app. Click Time & Date. Switch time from
12-hour to 24-hour (or the opposite). Repeat steps 1-3.
4. Schedule a new event that starts on one day and ends on the next.
Click the all-day box and hit Done.
The event should span both days on the calendar.
Low. This is a new upstream stable bugfix release and is recommended for all
distros shipping GNOME 3.20.
The 3.20.3 release was insufficient and might have made things worse (
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/770679 ), but for 3.20.4 I helped identify
the git commits already applied in the 3.21 series to fix this issue.
Original Bug Report
The bug is 100% reproducible. I can schedule "AM" events and all day events,
but no "PM" events. I would expect the part of to advance after I had passed
noon, but I can keep cycling through the first 12 hours of the day.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: gnome-calendar 3.20.2-0ubuntu0.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-36.55-generic 4.4.16
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-36-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia
Date: Thu Sep 8 10:56:05 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-04-26 (1231 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130424)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-04-02 (159 days ago)
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