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WHat is wrong with gmt-5 and gtm+5 timezone files in linux [duplicate]

I am in EDT time zone and I would like to use GMT-5 to convert time to EST (GMT-5 and EST should be the same I think). But GMT-5 results in +5hr offset from UTC which I would expect GMT+5 should be ...
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Date function in Debian is IST, how do I change the default timezone of date, all the timezones are correct CEST

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 without RTC. I am using pisignage, a signage solution for the Pi. It's viewing a webpage with a time. The pi is showing the wrong time because the date command on the pi is ...
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WIndows 10 time zone keeps reverting back

I've got a user whose Windows 10 computer won't hold the correct time zone. Specifically, the time zone randomly changes back. The user is in Pacific Time, but the laptop would have been set up at a ...
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History/explanation for "time zones" on Windows

Not sure if superuser.com is the proper StackExchange site to ask this question; if not, refer me to the most appropriate of the sites. What is the origin of the time zones that come with Windows? For ...
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Windows time keeps changing to a certain (incorrect) local time [duplicate]

My laptop (ThinkPad) was purchased in Germany, then I move to a different time zone. The time of Windows 10 keeps changing back to German time. It can be fixed by clicking "Sync now" but how ...
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How to test DST when using NTP

We have long-running processes on a server. The server clock is synced with NTP. And RTC is set to UTC. Localtime is set to current DST timezone: $ timedatectl Local time: Thu ...
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How do I prevent Pop_OS! from changing the time zone when I'm connected over a VPN?

I'm running Pop_OS! and whenever I connect to a VPN it automatically changes the time zone to the time zone of the endpoint I'm connected to. I want it to only update the time zone when I'm not ...
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Error: ENOENT: no such file or directory, stat "timezone file"

I was developing a react app and suddenly it stopped, it's never have happened before so i am curious what made it happened? I don't know if there was a file named "/Kolkata" before but it ...
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With zsh history is there a way to adjust or format fc -li to display in my timezone?

I am using zsh on a Mac (Big Sur). When I use fc -li (or anything in -t with a strftime format) I get the times listed in UTC. Is there a way to adjust or format the timezone to my timezone so fc -l ...
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Time converting calendar on Ubuntu

I am located on the west coast of North America (Pacific Standard Time) and often have Zoom meetings with people in the Far East (Japan Standard Time). I get meeting dates and times sent to me in JST ...
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Windows time off by 1 hour when placing orders, making appointments, etc. on ecommerce sites

In three instances, appointments made with local businesses have been off by 1 hour. Two of those instances were scheduled pick-up times at a local pizza restaurant. Twice, we showed up 1 hour before ...
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Gulf regions schedules appearing 1 hr out in iCalendar

I am being sent schedules from colleagues in Oman and UAE. But they are appearing in my calendar 1 hr later than they should in iCal on my imac. This appears to be because ical is identifying them ...
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How do you specify DST when scheduling a meeting in Outlook?

I am currently working in Europe (Central Europe Time time zone) and I want to schedule a meeting on October 31st 2021 at 02:30 with a colleague in Atlanta (Eastern time). Unfortunately, on October ...
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Windows time zone automatically sets itself to Pacific, and it doesn't change

My Windows time zone is permanently set to Pacific time even though I'm in EST zone. I have turned off "Set time automatically", "Set time zone automatically" and even when I ...
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Is there any way to reverse the time to the time before the webpage close the fill out form? If the webpage track the local timezone

Is there any way to reverse the time to the time before the webpage close the fill out form? If the webpage track the local timezone.
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WSL2 Ubuntu time using wrong TZ to calculate locatime?

I have a Ubuntu 18.04 WSL2 machine running in Windows 10 and from time to time I get this weird problem where the time is out of sync in the WSL2 machine. My timezone is Eastern Time (-5) and as you ...
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Chrome shows wrong time zone

In Windows my time zone is set to UTC+2:00 Jerusalem But several websites think I'm in UTC. And I see that Chrome reports my timezone as UTC. When I try this in my console Intl.DateTimeFormat()....
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scheduling job with at specifying timezone - "refusing to create job destined in the past"

I'm trying to specify a timezone for at so I can use it in a bash script and not have to worry about adjusting it twice a year, and getting this error: at: refusing to create job destined in the past ...
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Incomplete Debian live localisation

I have a live installation of Debian 10.6.0 amd64, burnt on a DVD-RW using imgBurn, for school and I need it to be easily available in italian without much hassle. If I boot it using its italian ...
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How can I get the local system time zone as an IANA time zone ID on Windows 10?

I can get the Windows system local time zone as a Windows time zone identifier by passing the /g parameter to the tzutil utility. For example: C:\> tzutil /g Pacific Standard Time But how can I ...
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How to set timezone of Centos to PST timezone?

I'm using Centos, I used following to set timezone $ ln -fs /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles localtime To verify: $ date Sat Aug 8 14:04:14 PDT 2020 As you can see, the timezone set is PDT not ...
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How do the major OS like Windows, Mac and Ubuntu/Redhat handle DST and time that goes back 1+ hour?

When time is out of sync, I understand most of the modern operating systems have NTP software that do it in smart increments spreading it through a large interval such that it doesn't affect most ...
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How should this datetime format be interpreted? "20190328012019.000000+120"

20190328012019.000000+120 That's the weird timestamp outputted by WMIC commands on Windows. I assume that 2019 is the year, 03 is the month and 28 is the day, and that 01 is the hour, 20 the minute ...
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command date not respecting timezone

I'm in git-bash on Windows 10 : ~$ locale LANG=C LC_CTYPE="C" LC_NUMERIC="C" LC_TIME="C" LC_COLLATE="C" LC_MONETARY="C" LC_MESSAGES="C" LC_ALL= ~$ date --version date (GNU coreutils)...
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What time zone does windows event logs show

I have a doubt on the time zone shown in the windows event logs. I had read that if I export the windows event logs from another machine and open it in my machine which has a different time zone, the ...
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Date command not working properly for America/Bogota timezone

On RHEL 7.2 I have set the timezone to "America/Bogota (COT)" With that, if I execute date command it works fine, But if I try to get the UTC timestamp for given timestamp where the timezone is Bogota ...
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How to make Slack work with new Brazilian daylight savings time information?

Since Brazilian daylight savings time rules changed, in places in Brazil where it was used, Slack Desktop in Windows or Mac is showing the wrong time (advanced 1 hour). When I change slack timezone ...
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Wrong offset timezone calculation for multiple clocks in Windows 10 (1903)

I'm trying to have more than one clock on my windows taskbar but I've encountered a problem that I've never seen and I can't find anything about it on the net. I live in Uruguay and my timezone is ...
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Cinnamon Date/Time applet not using user timezone

Cinnamon 4.0.9-1 System time is set UTC. I've set the test user timezone to be my local timezone by using the command. export TZ="US/Pacific" Run the "date" command and it shows the local timezone ...
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Debian GNU\Linux Time Differences

i'm trying to find out why my linux have this difference in times: cmd1: date out1: Sun 14 Jul 2019 12:45:59 AM CDT cmd2: hwclock out2: 2019-07-14 00:46:48.389904-04:00 cmd3: timedatectl out3: ...
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Windows Date and Time shows different options for Time zone

On one computer I see the following Time Zone: (UTC+00:00) Casablanca On a second computer I see the following Time Zone: (UTC+01:00) Casablanca One computer is running Windows 10, the other is ...
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Timezone issue importing ICS file into Outlook

When a meeting invitation is generated in iCloud Calendar and sent to me, I have to import the .ics file into Outlook 2016. When I do so, it imports 1 hour off. iCloud timezone is set to 'United ...
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What time zone should I use for Cape Town

I want to add an additional clock for Cape Town. I know it's in SAST, but I don't know which of the time zones in the drop down correspond to it. Here are the UTC+02:00 time zones in the dropdown:
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com.apple.timezone.auto.plist moved in 10.14

In previous version of macOS you use to be able to toggle turning on and off the "Set time zone automatically using current location" from terminal by use this sudo defaults write /Library/...
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Windows clock set back 1 hour every morning even though all auto-settings are off

I noticed that the clock of my Windows 10 Desktop has been set back one hour every day I boot the system for the first time. The three possible auto-settings afaik for changing the time automatically (...
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How to handle daylight savings in cron jobs

I have a cron job on an amazon ec2 machine (Ubuntu 16.04) that is supposed to run at 2:00 AM Central time. The cron job is scheduled using UTC time. Since Central time is currently UTC-5 (we are in ...
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Excel MOD function/countif logic work around the 12am point

My question is similar to this one in that I'm struggling with Excel's Mod formula. Mostly I just wish for clarification on how Mod function works in relation to time and if I'm making this harder ...
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How can I stop Linux from changing Windows's clock?

I have a computer (HP-e010nr) that dual-boots Linux Mint 18.3 (Cinnamon, 64-bit) and Windows 8.1 (64-bit). Both are installed via BIOS compatibility mode (the Windows installer refused to use UEFI). ...
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Setup timezone for server

I have a server on Berlin for example, but i have clients in all over the world for an application that provides APIs for Android and iOS. Now I'm confused how should i save the times in the database ...
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How to show the time of multiple time zones in Windows 10 start menu

This article describes how to get the clocks of multiple time zones in the Windows 10 start menu, as follows: Open the Alarms & Clock app. Click on World Clock. On the bottom-right, ...
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Set a timezone other than the system timezone for specific applications

Is it possible in Windows 10 to set an application to run using a timezone different than the system's timezone? For example, the system timezone is GMT-5:00 (EST) but I want an application to run ...
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How do I set the timezone for a published calendar in Office365?

I have a calendar published (not shared) on Office365. When viewing the published version of the calendar appear 4 hours later than they should be. The HTTP view of the published calendar does not say ...
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Thunderbird (52.4.0) : Calendar not using system's timezone

I am frequently travelling between timezones. Have recently started using TB and its calendar. Today I missed an appointment because the time of that appointment was shown in home timezone while I was ...
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change time zone offset without changing timezone id in linux RHEL

My current timezone is 'Africa/Khartoum' which is GMT+3:00, as per government desiccation it's going to be GMT+2:00 starting from 1st Nov. I know I can change my current date to be an hour earlier but ...
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Applications in different timezone from computer/

My computer time and timezone are set correctly but various applications seem to be independently set to different timezones. See screenshot below which shows Chrome, Firefox, and IE which all show a ...
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What's the difference between GMT+01:00 Amsterdam and GMT+01:00 Brussels?

I live in Vienna. My newly reset Android device just asked me about my time zone and I have multiple options available: Amsterdam GMT+01:00 Belgrade GMT+01:00 Brussels GMT+01:00 Sarajevo GMT+01:00 ...
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Windows 10 Clock Occasionally Displays +5 hours Upon Startup

I've been having this strange issue with my system clock. Sometimes when I start up Windows 10, my clock displays a time that is 5 hours ahead of the current time. So if it's noon where I live (...
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How to reboot automatically at a certain hour and mail it happened? (timezone issue)

Googled it, tried and made some attempts to do it on Ubuntu 12.04, but it's working in a strange way... These are my crontab entries, that launch a certain script controlling something (not relevant)...
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How to enable "Synchronize across time zones" option with Schtasks.exe

I need to create a schedule task in 1000+ machines which should be running at the same time hence decided to use the option of "Synchronize across time zones". For deploying in these machines, I am ...
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Windows Time always shifted one hour back

I performed a fresh installation of Windows 7 Professional SP1. Each time I turn my laptop on the clock shows time shifted exactly one hour back. I'm located in UTC +1 timezone, same for cities like ...
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