Setting time zone - SOLVED
trulsg at broadpark.no
Thu Jun 30 14:23:51 UTC 2005
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| Truls Gulbrandsen wrote:
|> Thanks a lot Bob, but there are some hurdles here. Firstly, my
|> /usr/share/zoneinfo/ is empty and secondly I don't have Vi but probably
|> I can use gedit? and lastly I do have a dual boot with W2k so I should
|> go for the UTC=false options?
| 1.) The howto I put together was applicable to RedHat and Fedora Core
| 1, I don't know if the directory structure changed with FC2+. Search for
| the directory "/zoneinfo" on you computer,try => <root># locate
| /zoneinfo . The directory may have moved to /usr/local/zoneinfo. If you
| find it, I would think you could then just adjust the paths in the
| directions. If you can't find it, maybe someone on the list can offer
| some advise.
| 2.) Any text editor will do.
| 3.) As Michael already replied, set UTC=false for a dual boot computer.
| Otherwise Unix and Windows fight over setting Daylight Savings Time.
thank you Bob for your advice. The final solution was to open synaptic
and reinstall tzdata. Your input made me able to verify that the final
configuration was correct.
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