XClock(Java) arrives

XClock is a cross-platform Java program.

XClock v.1 Copyright (c) 2017 JJ Posti <techtimejourney.net> This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details see: http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under GPL Version 2, June 1991″)

Two versions:

XClock.jar has frames use this with Windows systems or whenever you want to have frames.
XClock_u.jar is the frameless version. You can use this on Linux etc. Tip. Press/hold ALT to move the frameless window around in Linux.

About project’s structure:

dist folder has .jar files. These are the executables you want to run.
src folder has project sources.
nbproject folder has Netbeans project files.

Download XClock (as a zip).

Edit. There was a integrer issue in the original release, which caused incorrect day setup. The problem is now fixed – in Github and in the zip above.

Github page.


The program needs Java JRE 1.8 or equivalent to run.

Linux: openjdk-8-jre. Debian/Ubuntu users can install something like: default-jre.

Windows and others: Install Oracle┬┤s Java JRE.

To build the project yourself install Netbeans. Netbeans should be available in most current distributions.

Run program with: java -jar something.jar

This program is tested with Windows 10 and PostX Gnu/Linux(Debian family). You should be able to run the .jar files easily without compiling the project.