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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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Windows vs Linux Local Time?

Ever since I started using Linux in dualboot with Windows I noticed that when I rebooted the machine, the time on the other OS was wrong, e.g. it was 12:00 on Linux, then I rebooted and on Windows it ...
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Clock on my Mac gets altered when I boot into Windows

I'm running an iMac with OS X Leopard, and the Windows 7 Release Candidate (using bootcamp). Sometimes when I boot into Windows, and then boot back into OSX, I find that Windows has changed the ...
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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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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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Are Windows file timestamps timezone aware?

I have a file that was modified either before or after it was sent to me. However, it was created in a different time zone, so if the modification date is in the timezone of the sender, he was the ...
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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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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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Windows 7: System clock 2 hours behind on every boot

Windows 7: My time is always two hours behind the actual time. I've changed the time, but, whenever I restart it, goes back to the incorrect time, 2 hours behind the actual time. I'm on (UTC+02:00) ...
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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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How can I have a secondary clock show in 24-hour time but the primary one in 12-hour time?

Is it possible to have only one of my secondary clocks display in 24-hour time while the other two clocks display in 12-hour time? If so, how? I would find this useful for dealing with UTC time. ...
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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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how to run cron jobs on GMT not local time?

How can I make cron jobs run on GMT, not local time? this is my crontab file: #m h d m wday command TZ=GMT 5 0,6,12,18 * * * ~/Documents/bash/transfer.sh my jobs seem ...
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Windows 7 loses correct time zone upon reboot

I have a standard PC running Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit). For some reason, it refuses to keep the correct time zone (the BIOS battery is OK) when restarted. Note (1): The Time zone is correct. The ...
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Windows 7 thinks that the UTC+1 Amsterdam time zone is really an UTC+10 time zone

I've been having problems with the Windows clock for a while. I tried a variety of solutions, but nothing seemed to really work, so finally I just decided to disable the automated internet time ...
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Set Windows to use system clock as UTC

While dual-booting Windows and Linux, Linux sets the system time to UTC, so Windows thinks it's midnight near mid-morning. Is there any other way to tell Windows to use UTC? I've seen the registry ...
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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 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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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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Windows 10 detecting the wrong time zone

When I go up to my cabin, Windows always changes my time zone to Pacific. I'm in Mountain Time, and I actually go east to get to the cabin. I don't know if it's the IP address, or the WiFi network, or ...
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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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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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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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Where does Outlook 2003 retrieve local time from?

Windows XP | Outlook 2003 Where does Outlook 2003 specifically retrieve time zone info? Is there an Office setting? Or does it reference the local time-zone? I have an issue where time stamps in ...
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Is there a way to schedule tasks in windows specifying a specific time zone?

I need to schedule several tasks to run, where each needs to run at a specific local time in a different city. For example, one job might need to run at 19:00 New York City, and another needs to run ...
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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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Alternative ways to check time zone in Windows XP?

Is there a way to verify a user's configured time zone from the command-line? I'm trying to help a third-party user with a time related issue and they don't have access to their "Date and Time ...
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Public Google calendar showing wrong time zone (GMT)

I have a Google calendar of events for our local elementary school. I've made a month view publicly viewable, but it shows events in GMT rather than in US/Eastern timezone. My settings and the ...
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Routinely changing Vista timezone back and forth during travel - bad?

I travel for work routinely and am often in a different time zone than my home timezone for days at a time. Is there a drawback to routinely changing the timezone of my Vista PC back and forth each ...
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Incorrect system time, Windows 8

My computer's time keeps getting set incorrectly. My time zone is set correctly, and if I "Update now" to synchronize with an internet time server (time-a.nist.gov), the time gets set correctly. It ...
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Set debian Linux Timezone via command line

Is there a way i can set the current timezone via the commandline/terminal? Its for a shelle script so im looking for some, hopefully, one liner like date -Z 'Europe/London' (Just an example), in ...
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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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Need to see many timezone clocks somehow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get more than 3 international clocks in Windows 7? I have Windows 7. It has nice feature to see two timezone clocks on system tray click. But there are two ...
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Time zone editor

Is there any program similar to Time Zone Editor but for newer versions of Windows (Vista and later)? It's purpose was to create new time-zones with their own rules and with custom naming.
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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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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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How to keep changes to Time Zone in OSX?

I have a new iMac running OS X 10.5.6 and every time I change the time zone in Date and Time after I close it, it reverts to GMT. This causes my email messages to appear with the wrong time. Is ...
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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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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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Changing windows 7 time to military time only on additional clocks

I'd like to have my timezone (central) stay at the short time AM/PM format, but I'd like to have an additional clock that would be a different time zone show a military time. I can change the windows ...
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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 ...
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Time Zone Value: N/D?

When reviewing the output of the set command in Windows XP, I noticed a time zone value of "N/D". What does this mean? Not Defined? No Data? Why would this happen?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why do my Apache logs show two timezones

Dates from my apache log are correct(ish) but in two different time zones. For example... 10.3.1.1 - - [26/Jan/2011:10:57:34 +0200] "GET /html/js/jquery/jquery.bidi.js HTTP/1.1" 200 4328 ...