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I am running Arch Linux with Gnome 3. Unfortunately, although my time and date settings in /etc/rc.conf show that HARDWARECLOCK='UTC' and TIMEZONE='America/LosAngeles'. I continue to get the timezone of Europe/London.

If I try to change the date and time via the GUI. It requires root access. After authorizing root access, the date and time may be changed; however, after closing the GUI window, it automatically reverts back to the previous incorrect timezone.

I am able to use in order to sync my time to the correct one; however, this works only for the current session and is not fixed. This solution is inconvenient since there is not always network access.

What other solutions are available for this problem?

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Do you have ntpd or hwclock in DAEMONS? If a NTP daemon is not running, hwclock is necessary to store the system clock to RTC on shutdown. – grawity Jun 21 '12 at 23:10
hwclock is in DAEMONS. good idea though. – Chris Harris Jun 22 '12 at 0:58
Seems like this is a clock skew issue. A Windows 7 partition maintains the time/date. After changing the time there, it will affect the Arch partition. – Chris Harris Jul 21 '12 at 19:18

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