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Different times between OS's

I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8. Ubuntu is 1 hour ahead, so I set it to 1 hour back and then when I next log into Windows 8, the clock is 1 hour behind. If I then set it forward in Windows 8, it is 1 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x32 - Windows 7 Pro x64 dual boot - clock is wrong (UTC)

I have a problem with time when booting windows after linux. The reason is that Ubuntu saves hw clock as UTC but Windows 7 expects it to be saved as localtime. So Windows shows time that is one hour ...
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Time adjusted 4 hours in advance by unknown reason

In my previous post, I mentioned I was hit by a complete data loss on a ntfs partition shared by Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04, for some unclear reason. A strange thing happened at the same time is that ...
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Time not set properly when dual booting CentOS and Ubuntu

I have setup my Notebook to dual boot for CentOS 6.3 (64-bit) and Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit) and both have been configured for ntp (network time protocol) with proper time zones (India). But they are ...
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Ubuntu: what does time command output means?

From running time over my program I've got: real 4m41.679s user 20m58.623s sys 0m49.471s What does this output means? What is real and what is user?
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unexpected return value of time command

These commands work fine: (calculates time between opening and closing the program) time gedit time emacs time vim But this command always gives a time under 1 second. It's probably time which ...
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Ubuntu clock is wrong and I can't change it (running as VirtualBox Guest under OSX)

I have a strange problem with my Ubuntu Natty virtual machine running under VirtualBox on OSX. One day last week, my clock on the top bar in Gnome stopped displaying the correct time (I'm not running ...
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What's the puporse of the VirtualBox Services?

I have installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 11.04 and see the following services in BUM (Boot-Up Manager) Oracle VM VirtualBox (vboxweb-service) VirtualBox linux kernel module (vboxdrv) Oracle VM ...
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Can I set a unique date/time for a single user in Ubuntu?

Is there a way to give different users unique system date/times in Ubuntu? For example, if I wanted the date to always be June 22nd for user Bob (because that's his birthday) but still have the ...
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Windows 7 time issues

My current time in Windows7 is set to UTC +8 (Kuala Lumper). For some reason, the time is always 8 hours ahead. Curiously though, my applications seem to be using the 'right time' that is it is not 8 ...
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Where does `time` output its result?

I'm on Ubuntu. Running time seems to output its result to something other than STDOUT or STDERR. Here's why I think so: [siminm@amide ~]$ time echo hi hi real 0m0.000s user 0m0.000s sys ...
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How do I set the timezone from the CLI on Ubuntu 10.04 server?

I'm currently on an Ubuntu 10.04 server with CLI access only. The timezone is set to PDT but I want to set it to EDT. How can I achieve that from the CLI?
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Ubuntu time issues

I am having a tough time getting my Ubuntu Virtual Machine to display the proper time. It is on an ESXi server and the version is 8.10 LTS it came with a virtual appliance for Opsview. I have ...
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System Time is Wrong in Windows 7 after dual booting Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu, the time in my Windows 7 is wrong on start up. Even after updating the time in the Internet Time Settings manually, it still reverts back to the incorrect time after a while. ...
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Changing system time in VirtualBox

I need to change the time on my VirtualBox winxp machine (I have an ubuntu host), but it automatically syncronizes with the host. I need different times on the machines because I'm developing ...
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System time is off in Fedora

I have a desktop PC with Fedora, Ubuntu and Windows installed and grub used for multibooting. But time in Fedora is always 5 hours behind. If I change the time in Fedora, then Windows and Ubuntu will ...
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How can I give arguments to time command (ubuntu)

I want to get a bit more information than the standard time command gives, so I want to pass the verbose flag. info time gives as example time -v sleep 4, however when I execute that (both in bash or ...
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Stop Ubuntu From Automatically Updating the Time

I just need to set the date temporarily. I run this date 051918002010.00 and it sticks for just 5 seconds or so. Then it syncs with the time server. I have tried: ps aux | grep ntp but there is ...
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Time changes when using two OSs

I have a dual boot machine. Ubuntu and Windows Vista. After rebooting from Ubuntu to Vista, i see that the time has changed in Vista and vice versa. Why does this happen?? The time zones on both the ...