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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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: 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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Alternative ways to check time zone in Windows XP?

Windows XP Hi guys, 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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Tool to assist scheduling a meeting across multiple time zones [closed]

I am looking for a tool that would make it easier to schedule/plan a meeting with participants in different time zones. I am not necessarily looking for a tool that sends out the invitations etc. but ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows XP Timezone getting changed automatically on restart

I am in Mauritius (GMT+4), and in 2008, the Government tested working with daylight saving changes in our country. A new timezone was created specifically for Mauritius. Since it was applicable for ...
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Which archivers are capable of preserving timezone?

Recently I noticed that the files ZIPped on one of our servers in Japan being extracted on US server shows the future dates (+13 hours ahead). Experimentally I found that ZIP and RAR formats suffer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows XP netbook displaying only one time zone

We just returned from Spain and one of our computers will absolutely not change or even display time zones other the that of Madrid. I looked up some solutions online, but they all involved doing ...