I have been working with Freegeek here in Portland with three systems I have recently purchased - one laptop (this very DELL 1400 Vostro) and two desktop towers (one of which is also a Dell Vostro 200 ...
I attempted to set my local timezone to America/New_York by doing (as root): # cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York /etc/localtime # echo "America/New_York" > /etc/timezone # dpkg-reconfigure ...
Possible Duplicate: Date Ubuntu was installed? uptime shows how long ago the computer was started, and that is very handy to know, but I want to know how long ago the system was installed. ...