goli...@dyne.org writes:

> On 2018-03-11 07:43, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> goli...@dyne.org writes:
>>> On 2018-03-11 00:29, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>>>> Hi again,
>>>> [...]
>>>> Apart from getting the clock in the Xfce systemtray to display in a
>>>> colour that contrasts with the darkpurpy theme rather than the dark
>>>> shade of grey that is used now.
>>> Remove the default clock from the panel and install the Orage clock
>>> from
>>> the repos instead.  It has nice config options that allow for
>>> foreground
>>> and background color choice.  As far as making that the default option
>>> .
>>> . . let me talk to Centurion_Dan about that.  It's not really a
>>> priority
>>> in the grand scheme of things but the suggestion could at least be
>>> included in some release notes for the final release.
>> All I want/need is the time to display in the system tray so I don't
>> have to go find a wall clock. Why would I need a full-blown calendar
>> application to do so?
> I never realized that Orage is a "full-blown" calendar app because I
> have no need for one. I can live with a bit of useless bloat to solve a

  $ apt-cache show xfce4-datetime-plugin orage | grep ^Installed
  Installed-Size: 261
  Installed-Size: 5573

You call that "a bit of useless bloat"? ;-)

# Me once again makes a mental note to purge unused packages ... but at
# the same time wonders when I actually get around to doing so ...

> cosmetic problem but the choice is of course yours. That's what it's is
> all about . . . "Software freedom your way".  Everyone has different
> preferences and ways to solve them. Diversity is a good thing.  :)

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