sdwdate-gui: Secure Distributed Web Date Graphical User Interface
sdwdate - Secure Distributed Web Date - systray - graphical user interface (GUI) - Homepage
sdwdate-gui is an optional graphical user interface (GUI) for sdwdate. sdwdate-gui can optionally be configured to block networking until sdwdate finishes, preventing potential leakage of the time before it is changed.
Figure: sdwdate-gui Systray with Popup on Mouse Hover
Figure: sdwdate-gui Functions
Figure: sdwdate-gui Successful Time Fetching
Kicksecure for Qubes - Unexpected Autostart of kicksecure
The following instructions disable autostart of sdwdate-gui but do not disable autostart of sdwdate.
1. Platform specific notice.
- Qubes users note: Apply the following steps Kicksecure (
kicksecure-17) Template. 
- Other Kicksecure users note: No special notice.
2. Create file
/etc/sdwdate-gui.d/50_user.conf in an editor with root rights.
Kicksecure for Qubes
NOTE: When using Kicksecure for Qubes, this needs to be done inside the Template.
Others and Alternatives
- This is just an example. Other tools could achieve the same goal.
- If this example does not work for you or if you are not using Kicksecure, please refer to this link.
The process of disabling autostart of sdwdate-gui is now complete.
The sdwdate-gui source code can be found here.
Interested readers can follow open sdwdate-gui development discussion here.
- Qubes bug report: https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/5253
To change this setting per App Qube instead for all App Qubes, alternatively Qubes users might want to use folder
/usr/local/etc/sdwdate-gui.din App Qubes instead of the Template since that folder in AppVM would persist after reboot and does not require changes in Template.
1. Create folder
/usr/local/etc/sdwdate-gui.d. sudo mkdir -p /usr/local/etc/sdwdate-gui.d 2. Then edit file