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How to permanently change the Timezone settings in Linux

I am running CentOS and want to have a different timezone on the server. I followed the easily available instructions on how to change the timezone and symlinked the proper timzeone data. However, ...
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How can I check if timezone has changed in a bash script?

I have a shell script that runs via crontab, but the commands in it are timezone dependent (they refresh a table in database everyday. If the script runs during the time of a DST change, it will ...
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How to stop website localizing the timezone for me automatically?

I'm currently living in Hong Kong where the timezone is UTC+8. Now I'm travelling to Germany and I'm planning some activities. For example I would like to watch a football match and tried to check ...
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How to fix timezone data in pfSense/freeBSD?

We have special situation with timezones here in Russia. Recently government had cancelled timesave shifting and it was no timeshifts for some time, but recently they decided to make one "last" ...
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Is the Excel “Last Modified” time adjusted to my timezone?

I'm looking at a Last Modified time stamp in an Excel Workbook: I got the spreadsheet from China, and I'm sitting in Denmark. These two countries are in two different time zones, and I would thus ...
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Make an Excel Graph Axis Show Two Time Zones

I have an Excel graph that displays the time of day in 24 hour HH:MM format. I need to also show the time with an offset for another timezone. How can I do this? I've attempted to use a custom ...
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How to Schedule Tasks according to several Timezones

I need to use Windows Scheduler or any other app for setting jobs at a concrete time depending on destination country. That means scheduling a job at 7 am (UK Timezone), another at 7 am (US ...
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Change the timezone (TZ environment variable) for a running irssi session?

When travelling to other timezones, I set TZ=/usr/share/zoneinfo/current_timezone on remote shells where I log on to, including the shell in which I run irssi inside tmux. Can I change the TZ for a ...
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Files modified outside Daylight Saving Time show Standard Time in Windows 7 Explorer

I have Windows 7 Professional, with automatic updates (so all patches should have been applied). I am in the EST/EDT time zone (New York). The Control Panel time box has "use DST" checked. DST just ...
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Dual booting Debian / Windows XP: clock is off

I just installed Debian (Wheezy) on a Windows XP machine and am dual booting. But the clock is different! It's one hour late on XP versus Debian. I'm in Paris (GMT +1) and we're in winter (daylight ...
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Change timezone in Ubuntu

I'm working with a server with Ubuntu 12.04. I need to change the timezone from Europe/London to America/Sao_Paulo. On this server I have Apache2, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, R and others installed. Do I ...
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Why does the “date -u” command show time 25 seconds ahead of “export TZ=UTC; date”?

I am running clockspeed-0.62 (DJB software) on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander). I have setup time zones so that /usr/share/zoneinfo is a link to /usr/share/right, and I have setup an up-to-date ...
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Why Notepad++ says my files were modified by another program when I change timezone in Windows 8?

Why Notepad++ says my files were modified by another program when I change timezone in Windows 8? Reproduction steps: - Open file in notepad++ - Change timezone
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Timezone setting in Linux

I'm setting timezone GMT+6 on my Linux machine by copying the zoneinfo file to /etc/localtime, but the date command is showing the time UTCtime-6. What is the reason for this behaviour? I'm assuming ...
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Manually change the timezone on windows 7 in one or two steps

I need to change the timezone from CST(UTC-6) to IST and back to CST approx every hour. It is 6 steps work but having to do it every hour makes me tired. Can I make it simple like in one click?
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Changing time zone for a single user in Gnome 3

I was in Athens, now I'm temporarily in Berlin. I don't want to change the system time, it's perfectly correct. I just want the system to display the time in a different zone. I shouldn't need ...
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TimeZone Issue during DayLight Saving

I just been bugged by the Day light saving hours I seem that 3rd November 2013 01:00:00 start EST time Now ever Time I set my time to 3rd November 2013 00:58:xx(some seconds) and run date it ...
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Arch Linux - Get time offset for all timezones

I am using Arch Linux timedatectl list-timezones command to retrieve the list of time zones. I would like to get the time difference i.e. offset (from UTC/GMT) for each time zone. For example: ...
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A Windows clock to show both UTC and local time?

I'm working on windows 7 x64 and searching for a way for a setting, or replacement app of, the tray clock (on the taskbar corner) to display both UTC (or GMT) and my local time. Cause: I read log ...
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how can I hide my “timezone” from sniffing sites?

Some sites I surf and register an account on, can find my location by the "timezone" set on windows, I use Chrome, so how can I block their access to actual timezone ? Edit: Sorry, Forgot to mention ...
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Is there a list of Windows Time Zone changes with Version details?

The Microsoft Windows time zone database changes periodically, and Microsoft pushes out changes via Windows Updates. These changes are also announced on the Microsoft Daylight Saving Time & Time ...
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Set timezone for sudo'ed commands

When running as a user, I like to have times printed relative to myself, so I have the TZ environment variable set. But then for example "sudo /etc/init.d/nginx restart" causes nginx to be run in my ...
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Does Windows have a standard enumeration of world timezones?

I want to store a date and time in an application where compactness is paramount. As well as the datetime, I want to save the associated timezone. While I could just store the timezone bias -i.e. a ...
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Windows 7 set to UTC RTC forcibly changes time

I really want to make Windows 7 understand that RTC in using UTC instead of local time. I found a solution, except for it does not play well with time synchronization. I have: Modified the registry ...
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How to schedule a Task Scheduler to run every increment and not be confused by Day Light Savings time?

I am using the Windows 7 Task Scheduler to run a task once and repeat every 1442 minutes (24 hours plus two minutes). Today, due to Day Light Savings time change, it ran an hour early. How can I ...
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Windows CE 6.0 time setting in registry being overrided

I have asked this question on stack overflow but its probably better suited here. So I have a Motorola MC3190 Mobile Barcode scanning device with Windows CE 6.0. Now I want to get the device to sync ...
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Timezone conversion in Bash script

I found a solution about how to convert time zone with the Linux date command: Timezone conversion by command line $ date --date='TZ="Asia/Taipei" 18:00' Fri Jul 16 11:00:00 BST 2010 It's working ...
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Windows CE 5.0 ignoring daylight saving time

I have an embedded system running Windows CE 5.0. I am syncing time with a local NTP server. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Services\TIMESVC] "server"=multi_sz:"192.168.19.240" "AutoUpdate"=dword:1 ...
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How to change the time zone Windows 7 uses to display time in the task bar?

I have my hardware clock set up in UTC. Windows 7 lets me add extra clocks to be shown when I click on the task bar clock, but the always-visible task bar clock itself remains in UTC. Can I change ...
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Different epoch times on 2 machines: Where to configure correctly?

I have 2 linux machines that need to run a Perl script and access a database. The date (as reported by the date and date -u commands) is correct (within a couple of minutes), but returning epoch from ...
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How do I get the current date according to an NTP server without setting it locally?

I want to get the current date and time according to a remote NTP server, using Linux. I don't want to change the local time as a result; I just want to get the remote date, adjusted for the local ...
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changing timezone with dpkg-reconfigure tzdata and debconf-set-selections

I want to set up a script that automatically changes the timezone on a machine (running ubuntu 11.10) and also sets the right values to the debconf database. I've tried the following, but it does not ...
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OpenJDK timezone issues: sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.getZoneIDs

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and recently installed the openjdk-7-jdk using apt-get. For a while all seemed fine, but I realized one of my projects started to break with the following stack: ...
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How can I store time zone information in an Outlook Contact?

Is there a way to store the time zone of an individual in an Outlook 2010 Contact? This would be useful for making sure that I am not calling them or scheduling a meeting for after business hours.
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How do I permanently reset the time zone in Debian?

Dreamhost seems to think that we like PDT, despite being in the Midwest. How do I change the timezone?
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How can computers figure out the current minute, but not hour/year?

Staring at my Raspberry PI, I can see that the devices clock is going wrong - an error that you can find on many computers. However, even though the month and hour is wrong; the minutes are still ...
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CentOS 6 timezone is BST, but it's an hour behind BST?

Running a (fairly) fresh install of CentOS 6. [jammy@peach]$ date Fri Jul 13 15:41:30 BST 2012 The actual BST time is exactly one hour ahead of this, 16:41. Unless I'm missing something about ...
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Why are POSIX timezones relative to UTC opposite from most others (and what's intutively correct)? [closed]

In POSIX, UTC-2 means 2 hours after UTC, and UTC+2 means 2 hours before UTC. In other words, If it's currently 8am in UTC, it's 10am in time zone UTC-2, and 6am in time zone UTC+2. This thread ...
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Wrong time update when rebooting Archlinux - Windows 7

I've been using archlinux for a while but as the only SO in a hard drive. Today I decided to make a dual boot between windows 7 and archlinux, everything works fine but I have the following problem: ...
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Running Webapp on Mac in UTC (either changing MacBook timezone or tomcat timezone)

To run my web app, I need to set my timezone to UTC on my MacBook. I can do this temporarily by opening a Konsole and entering sudo ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/UTC /etc/localtime However, my ...
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Timezone issue with cron

My cron jobs are computed one hour later compared to server time. I don't understand what is going on. My configuration is the following : Server time : Europe/Paris In /etc/default/cron I added ...
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TimeZone issues on windows Ce 6.0

We are using a windows CE 6.0 at work for our units and before we ship them we change the time zone, but somehow the time zone setting is getting changed to the default one after a while. My ...
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Time problem in ArchLinux

I use ArchLinux and I have had problems with my system time for many months. Previously it was working, but once I updated my PC, the system time was shifted at every startup (like it wasn't ...
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TimeZone or DST issue in Win7 or IE9?

Does anyone know about an issue with Windows 7, IE9 and time zones and/or DST (Daylight Time Savings)? I ask, because when we calculate and print the beginning of each month (with javascript) one of ...
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Is there any good desktop/application or command line tool to show two different timezone concurrently?

I want to find a desktop application or command line tool to show two different timezone concurrently under LINUX. Anyone knows there are such application? Say i want to know the time at london and ...
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How do I update the timezone on a travelling Windows laptop? [duplicate]

I want to automatically update the timezone on my Windows 7 laptop after traveling to a new locale. Is there any method of doing this, perhaps by using an Internet location service?
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Looking for software to sync meeting time based on timezone

I'm planning to set up a meeting on IRC with several people to discuss ideas for a game they're making. Sad thing is, most of them are in different timezones and only available at certain hours. ...
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Centos has logs with two “hours”, UTC and GMT, why?

my logs contain currently two timezones, do you have an idea from where it comes and how to fix this? It's the first time I see this on a system. The system is running inside a Virtuozzo container ...
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How do I configure Windows 7 to get its timezone from DHCP?

The DHCP protocol supports setting the time zone and the Windows DHCP Server implements this feature. The time zone on my company laptop (a member of a Windows domain) never changes when I connect to ...
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Google calendar sync & time zones

I use google sync to sync outlook 2003 and my google calendar and google's mail for exchange service to sync google calendar with my mobile phone. If I travel to another time zone, my phone will ...