Questions relating to time and timezones.

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Time PM/AM setting incorrect in spite of correct time zone, latest ntpdate etc

My time is incorrectly set as PM when it's AM and vice versa. The timezone is set correctly to the location where I am and I've followed the instructions elsewhere for installing ntpdate and tzdata. ...
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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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Xubuntu 15.04 battery percentage

is there please any way to show battery percentage and battery remaining time in the xfce panel without clicking on battery icon in the panel? This feature worked in previous Xubuntu versions (show ...
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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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Why does any application take a long time to open?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.04. Any application I want to open, like vim, Firefox, chrome, terminal, software center etc, takes a long time to open for the first time. After the first run they ...
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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 ...
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configure TimeZone

I have two computers with Ubuntu 12.04, both configured with location Santiago. However the time zones are different (blue bar under map) This generate problems when program in c++ and ask for the ...
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Lost the Shutdown/restart menu upper right 14.04

This is a recent Trusty load, not sure how lost it but it's consistently gone. Would very much like it back. tnx rich
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All day upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04?

It seems really strange. I have started my upgrade process in the morning, after more than 12 hours it is still installing the upgrades? Is it normal or something went wrong?
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Cannot add anymore “Time in othe location” since 15.04 update

Since the update (ubuntu 14.10 → ubuntu 15.04), I cannot add anymore Time in other locations. Once I click on "Choose Locations...", the menu appear. I click on "+" but when I write the name of the ...
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How to fix time error after dual booted Ubuntu 15.04 with Windows 8.1?

I recently dual booted my laptop in ubuntu 15.04 with Win 8.1. But every time when I open windows it shows a different time!!! windows time zone windows time is set to UTC, and Ubuntu time is also ...
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Change the time format for good on ubuntu server

I've noticed the date is misaligned, namely I got month day, hours and year, all mixed up - obviously I'm having the problem with the inverted date going as month-day-year. The ls command formats ...
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Workspace Stopwatch?

Is there a program that can serve as a workspace-depended stopwatch? I'd like to know how much time I've spent in each workspace every day. Edit: I'm using Unity.
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Date sets itself ahead 3 days

For some reason the system date on my system changes itself to the wrong date. For example, while writing this the Ubuntu clock showed the date as 15/03/2015 and the time as 4:58 AM, but the actual ...
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Update time for daylight savings time, set system clock to UTC time, and stay in sync with online server

My two Ubuntu desktops updated their time for daylight savings time but my laptop did not. I am not sure the difference. They are all set to get their time "Automatically from the Internet" and are ...
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Time rest issue after machine reboot

I set a particular time in my VM machine which is containing Ubuntu 12.04 using some command. Time got changed soon after the command got executed, but if I reboot machine time is resetting back(which ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not taking the BIOS time

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and my time zone set is IST, GMT + 5:30. My BIOS have the correct time but when my machine boots into Ubuntu it shows not the BIOS time. I tried to manually set the ...
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Why is Ubuntu booting very slowly?

I haven't used Ubuntu in some time, but as I booted it up again several minutes ago it took nearly 2 minutes to reach the login screen. I installed bootchart after that and did another reboot, and ...
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Is it possible to put an automatic time stamp on new files created from templates?

I use Python a lot so I have created a template which has all my usual imports to save me typing them out. So far so good. I was wondering now if there is a way to put something in the template that ...