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I have several USB drives connected to my 3 computers, all of which run Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity.

The USB drives are connected some to my primary system, some to the second, and some to the third, and are backed up daily.

On those drives I have a number of files (old photos) supplied by a contributor to my web site.

Some of those files show a modified date that displays in nautilus as 1963 when I access them on my primary computer.

I just discovered that when accessed on my second computer, the year displays in nautilus as 60418 or 60419, and the month and day are different than when viewed on the primary computer.

Obviously, I've always known that the dates associated with those files are incorrect, but how can the date display differently on two computers running the same OS, maintained and updated to be as close to identical as possible?

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