Commit a84ab014 authored by Burkhard Lück's avatar Burkhard Lück

Update clock docbook to 5.12

proofread + update
bump date + releaseinfo
add systemd
remove commented and outdated info

Differential Revision: https://phabricator.kde.org/D11695

(cherry picked from commit b9d2f63f)

backport to 5.12 LTS
parent 6a62f646
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<!-- TRANS:ROLES_OF_TRANSLATORS -->
</authorgroup>
<date>2013-12-05</date>
<releaseinfo>4.12</releaseinfo>
<date>2018-03-25</date>
<releaseinfo>&plasma; 5.12</releaseinfo>
<keywordset>
<keyword>KDE</keyword>
......@@ -43,40 +43,29 @@ you the current settings, but your changes will not be saved.</para></note>
<sect2 id="date-change">
<title>Date and Time</title>
<para>If you check <guilabel>Set date and time automatically</guilabel> you are able
to select a <guilabel>Time server</guilabel> from the drop down box and all other
settings in this dialog are disabled.</para>
<note>
<para>The applications <command>rdate</command> or <command>ntpdate</command> are used in
this module to fetch date and time from a time server. This happens when you log in to &kde;
while being online or when you later connect to the Internet and access to time
servers is possible.</para>
<para>Both applications are simple <acronym>NTP</acronym> clients that set a system's clock
to match the time obtained by communicating with one or more <acronym>NTP</acronym> servers.
This is not sufficient, however, for maintaining an accurate clock in the long run.
This is useful for occasionally setting the time on machines that do not have full-time
network access, such as laptops.</para>
</note>
<para>If you check <guilabel>Set date and time automatically</guilabel>
this module will use <acronym>systemd</acronym> to fetch date and time.</para>
<para>On a computer without <acronym>systemd</acronym> the <acronym>NTP</acronym>
utilities <command>rdate</command> or <command>ntpdate</command> are used.
If these utilities are missing please install them.
</para>
<para>When you log in to the &plasma; session while being online or when you later
connect to the Internet the access to one or more <acronym>NTP</acronym> servers happens.</para>
<para>This is not sufficient, however, for maintaining an accurate clock in the long run.
This is useful for occasionally setting the time on machines that do not have full-time
network access, such as laptops.
</para>
<para>If you do not use a time server, you are able to set the date manually
using the lower half of the tab. Simply
choose your month and year using the controls at the top of the calendar
and the day of the month by clicking on the day in the
calendar.</para>
in the calendar.</para>
<para>Use the controls at the bottom of the calendar
to select the current date, enter the date in the edit box or select the
week of the year from the drop down box.</para>
<para>You set the time using the spin boxes at the bottom of the analog clock.
You can also directly enter your value.</para>
<!--Outdated
<note><para>The time is represented in 24 hour format. If you want
the system time to be set to 8:00 PM, you need to set the hour spinbox
to <guilabel>20</guilabel> (8 + 12). If you want the system time set
to 8:00 AM, you should set the hour spinbox to
<guilabel>8</guilabel>.</para></note>
-->
</sect2>
<sect2 id="date-time-tone">
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