Questions relating to time and timezones.

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Puerto Rico locale is wrong concerning the time format

The regional settings for the locale of Puerto Rico shows its time in 24 hour format no matter WHAT I DO... Its time format should be the 12 hour format. How should I proceed?
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wrong clock time ubuntu 14.04

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G50-70 yesterday, removing windows 10. When I booted up the machine, the clock was showing the wrong time, even though the timezone was correct. ...
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Folder access restriction during specific hours

I want to manage my time better and I'm looking for way to make my entertainment folder accessible only after 8 pm. Is there any way to do it with some bash command?
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How to execute a command after a certain period of inactivity, triggered by keyboard & mouse activity and full screen window?

My machine suspends after 5 minutes of inactivity, however I want to execute a command as well after 4 minutes and 30 seconds of inactivity. Is there a way to run a command after 4 minutes and 30 ...
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How to make sure my computer clock is right and fix it if it is not? [duplicate]

I have recently noticed that the time on my computer isn't the same as on the others in my household, and I'm not sure if it's just them, or whether my machine has actually got the wrong time... So I ...
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Time/date display on menu bar

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The system was previously properly configured to display the time/date on the menu bar through System Settings - Date/Time, and the information was displayed properly. ...
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Timezone problem with date command

We are suffering from some date/time conversion issues so I am looking into any possible reasons. During this I have stumbled on this strange issue when issueing the date command in Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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date and time not being updated Thu Jan 1 00:00:31 UTC 1970

The time is not showing up right on the OS. it always shows up as Thu Jan 1 00:00:31 UTC 1970. How can we correct this ? Also, I found this, *drivers/rtc/hctosys.c: unable to open rtc device (...
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How do I disable time synchronization in Lubuntu

I want to set my clock 15 minutes forward but when I do that manually using the following command: sudo date --set "21 Nov 2015 15:10:00" the time re-sets itself by synchronizing/updating with ...
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Time zone for Kiev on server incorrect

I have server and set time via commandline using tzselect Europe/Kiev. It sets time say 18:00, while in Kiev 17:00 How can I fix this?
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Hibernate pc at certain time via terminal

are there any commands via terminal such as Sudo shutdown -P 60 ? something like this but i need it to hybernate instead of shuting down. any ideeas?
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Why the command “last reboot” returns several items including “still running”

and the time is not my system time? For example reboot system boot 4.2.0-16-generic Mon Nov 9 20:48 still running reboot system boot 4.2.0-16-generic Mon Nov 9 20:45 still running reboot ...
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Slowing time for an application

I want to slow the time provided to an application/Browser. For eg. I want to slow the time provided to Google chrome by 1.1 times, so that Google chrome will show that 10 seconds have passed when ...
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Time language not changing in kubuntu 15.10

In regional setting language is Eng-US. But not working in displaying time.
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My Time Is Wrong Depending On My Location

My clock is set to retrieve the time automatically from the internet, and I have my time zone set properly. However, when I am at my college campus, the time is 1 hour ahead of what it should be, but ...
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Ubuntu phone - clock on welcome screen showing wrong time

I have Ubuntu phone Aquaris BQ 4.5 UE (with latest available updates) and I think the phone uses two dfferent times - different times for different applications. 1) UTC (which is not my local time) ...
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Change week start day on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I googled this and tried many different results. Not one of them works. I can't find anything up-to-date as most solutions are for older versions of Ubuntu. Can anyone tell me how I can change the ...
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No time on gnome panel after messing up with system languages (14.04)

I had a few languages installed on my machine. I recently wanted to delete all of them and keep only English. Evidently something went bad in the process, because after deleting them, the applet ...
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Announce the time on the hour?

On the mac there is a feature which allows you to get your computer to verbally announce the time on the hour, is there something similar on Ubuntu? That is is there a package which already does this ...
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How to stop automatic time update via terminal?

This question shows how to stop automatic time update (and switch to manual): How to stop automatic time update? I want to do this exact thing but I can only ssh onto my machine so I need to make ...
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How to change ubuntu's server date and time via command line?

The Ubuntu server's current date and time is different from the time zone date and time. I have tried using: sudo date "30 Sep 2015 4:43:42" to change it but it did not change the date and time, ...
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Conditional Formatting for Spreadsheet Cells based on Time Value (HH:MM:SS)

I want the highlight the cells in libreoffice which is time filled in the cell is more than 9:00:00. I tried format-> conditional formatting->condition. I get the cells highlighted based on ...
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Hardware Clock Issues

What am I missing here? Hardware clock is set to correct UTC time, timezone is correct but there is still an hour offset between correct local time and tzdatas UTC time stadmin@st0004:~$ sudo dpkg-...
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Why CLOCK_TAI and CLOCK_REALTIME returns the same value?

On my Ubuntu 15.04 (Linux Kernel 3.19.0-28-generic) I get the same value when requesting CLOCK_TAI and CLOCK_REALTIME with clock_gettime(). This is apparently an error because the difference between ...
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How to install Popcorn Time using installer from their official site? [duplicate]

How do you install Popcorntime Beta on Linux? The Beta Version is a tar.xz file that is downloaded that does not auto install when clicked on like the Windows and Mac versions do. Installing programs ...
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Set up NTP server that does DST too?

I have several devices (routers and webcams) that do not support DST automatically. But they do support NTP servers. So I thought, would it be possible to set up my own NTP server that also adjusts ...
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Timestamp, year 2038 problem for 64 bit Ubuntu system

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu system. I’m currently working on a project that incorporates MariaDB. I’m planning to introduce timestamp technique into the project so that people will receive the correct ...
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Customising Recent Files Folder By Time

Is there any way to increase the length of time that files are registered to display in Recent folder? I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.04 and Unity. Thanks
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Kubuntu 14.04 clock showing only UTC despite correct timezone

My panel clock is showing time in UTC. This is recent behavior, and I believe it is a recent regression, but I'm not 100% sure so I'm posing this as a question first. Here's a screenshot of the clock ...
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Time is not properly synchronised with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I select the option Automatically from the Internet in Ubuntu. But the time is not the real time as it should be. I am attaching a screen shot. Could anyone give me a solution for that. Thanks in ...
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Arabic numbers/dates showing in various places

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I live in the Middle East, and so I set my country location (in the ME) and set my language to English (UK). Although I'm now getting Arabic numbers and dates ...
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Time shown isn't correct

I have a Sony VAIO PC. I recently updated the BIOS. Since then I am noticing that the time displayed is of some other region/country than local time. I have not had problem with this before. The ...
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Wrong time on Thunderbird

The time on the PC is correct but the time on Thunderbird is not. How can I sync Thunderbird time with that of PC? Can you please help? Thanks.
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Inconsistency between ntpd and ntpdate

I am trying to synchronize two computer in my local network. To do so I use NTP on one computer to synchronize with an ntp pool. Then I use ntp on the second computer and I tell it to synchronize with ...
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Clock on remote server is not syncing with local time

I run a health clinic. Our patient records are on a protected server on the east coast. When I log in the clock on the server is not syncing to the clock on my local computer. This throws off time ...
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time problem in dual boot in windows 7 while ubuntu 14.04 shows correct time

i am using dual boot..windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04.earlier i hav a time problem in both ubuntu and windows but in ubuntu i did UTC=no in edit /etc/default/rcS.after this ubuntu shows correct time while ...
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How to fix wrong automatic time and date on Ubuntu 15.04?

I have set the system time setting to Automatically update from the Internet. However, the time is still off by around 6 hours (due to a possible bug). I tried : $ sudo hwclock --show Saturday 01 ...
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How to change Date & Time format with Lubuntu

I'm working with Lubuntu. The system information says: Release: Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid) GNOME: 3.14.1 Kernel: 3.19.0-23-generic My problem is about I've been reading all the questions about this issue ...
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how can I take total minutes from time?

My system displayed the time like this 10:42 when i input the command date +%R. I need to take in total minutes of the time. That means like this 642 minutes. Is there any command or shell script for ...
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Hardware clock is using UTC time

Since yesterday my clock is showing a wrong time. It is two hours behind on the local time. (This wrong time is UTC, don't know if this is coincidence). I do have a dual boot with windows, but I don'...
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How does Ubuntu synchronize time without ntp?

By clicking "System settings -> Time & Date -> Automatically from the Internet" I can synchronize time from the Internet. However, I find that I don't have a ntpd daemon (It's not even installed)...
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How to edit my Lubuntu 14.10 digital clock settings?

I right clicked on the below situated task bar to find out digital clock settings. I got digital clock settings from there. But, it looks unfamiliar than that of Ubuntu 14.04. And I don't know how to ...
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How do I get Ubuntu Time at other locations?

Ubuntu time in other locations is not working. It used to work in Ubuntu 14.10 but am unable to add time for other locations in 15.04. Please help.
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Lost autocompletion in Time&Date location dialog

Seems like I've accidentally uninstalled some package in 15.04 but I lost autocomletion in Time&Date location dialog. It still works on "Time&Date" tab, but doesn't work on Clocks tab/Choose ...
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How to excecute a .sh program with old date

How can i make a .sh file that will run another .sh file on a old date like... Set date to 2014/06/03 run .sh file set date back to real time
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Why ntpd needs an open port?

On my Ubuntu system I have activated the 'Time Synchronization via Internet'. Because of that the ntp daemon gets started. What I don't understand: Why needs ntpd an open UDP port 123? Actually, I ...
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How to know the time of execution of previous commands [duplicate]

I know that using the history command I can view my past commands, but: Is there a way to view the date and time of the execution of those commands? Or is that kind of information not saved? And ...
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CPU Scheduling incredibly slow with large difference between total execution time and actual CPU time - Ubuntu Full-Disk Encryption enabled

Admittedly, I am running on a build that is no younger than five years old at this point and the system is not going to be incredibly fast. However, at the same time, the run-times I am observing are ...
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Set system clock to local sidereal time (the time needed for astronomy)

Basically if you don't already know, the world is round, so we have timezones as an agreement. I want my system time to be set to LST. I want to know what the local (determined from gps coords) time ...
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System time drifts terribly on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Dual boot

I have a problem of system time drift on my newly-installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 dual boot with Windows 8.1. By the word terribly, the drift is clearly noticeable by your eyes when looking at the seconds of ...