Cannot install "Timer Applet"

I am running a PC with openSUSE 11.1 (Gnome Desktop) and want to install the “Timer Applet” in panel on my desktop. The installation seems to as normal. However, when I click to add to the panel and the click to add the “Timer” I get this error message:

The panel encountered a problem while loading “OAFIID:TimerApplet”.

your assistance will be greatly appreciated