Devuan bug report logs - #345
In xfce, clock almost disappears after changing format

Package: xfce4-panel; Reported by: Andy Alt <>;
Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 01:03:01 UTC;
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Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 00:40:10 +0000 (UTC)
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Subject: In xfce, clock almost disappears after changing format

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Package: xfce4-panelVersion: 4.12
I installed Devuan ascii from the amd_64 installation cd. After it completed, I rebooted and logged into xfce. I selected "default panel config". I adjusted the properties of the clock to be in 12/hour AM/PM format and clicked ok. The clock seemed to disappear completely. I added the clock by right-clicking the panel -> add new item -> clock. I did the same thing as before and had the same result.

I finally noticed that both clocks were still there, but the width of them was shrunk down to a few pixels. I tried changing the format back to the default but it doesn't change the width of the clock.
I'm working around the issue by removing those clocks and adding the Orage clock plug-in.

I"m using xfce 4.2
Linux demeter 4.9.0-6-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.88-1+deb9u1 (2018-05-07) x86_64 GNU/Linux
processor    : 0vendor_id    : GenuineIntel
cpu family    : 6
model        : 37
model name    : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU         650  @ 3.20GHz
stepping    : 2
microcode    : 0x9
cpu MHz        : 3199.805
cache size    : 4096 KB
physical id    : 0
siblings    : 4
core id        : 0
cpu cores    : 2
apicid        : 0
initial apicid    : 0
fpu        : yes
fpu_exception    : yes
cpuid level    : 11
wp        : yes
flags        : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx rdtscp lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good nopl xtopology nonstop_tsc aperfmperf eagerfpu pni pclmulqdq dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx smx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm sse4_1 sse4_2 popcnt aes lahf_lm kaiser tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid dtherm ida arat
bugs        : cpu_meltdown spectre_v1 spectre_v2
bogomips    : 6399.61
clflush size    : 64
cache_alignment    : 64
address sizes    : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management:

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bug reassigned from package `xfce4-panelversion: 4.12' to `xfce4-panel'. Request was from Elliott Mitchell <> to Full text available.

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