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Changing the time is easy, but then it is automatically synchronized with a time-server.

Before I had access to admin menus, but now I don't, when I click on the clock and try to change, i get an error. (I do have the root password)

Error is: "Failed to set System time", "not Authorized for Action" "org.gnome.clockapplet.mechanism.settime"

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An that error is? The more details you provide, the more helpful the answer will be. –  Garrett Nov 15 '11 at 17:57
@gman "Failed to setSystem time", "not Authorized for Action" "org.gnome.clockapplet.mechanism.settime" –  user863182 Nov 15 '11 at 18:00

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