Questions relating to time and timezones.

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Time server not being used

I have 4 PCs running 10.10 and they all are configured with the same time servers. However, one of them was 6 minutes wrong and it obviously wasn't getting its time synchronized via the defined ...
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Time resets after reboot

My Time zone is GMT and the time is set to 5 hours before this every time I reboot (American time?) Ubuntu 11.04 64b Dual boot with Win7 ASUS M4A78LT-M
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Clock in Apache doesn't match system time

My server time seems to be off on my Apache2 install, how do i fix this? Just running purely "date" in terminal returns the right time but im not sure how to login to apache2 and change it? This is on ...
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System time off by a small amount

On Karmic (9.10), my system time is currently off by 17 minutes, e.g. when I type date on the terminal I get Thu Jan 6 16:22:29 CST 2011 while the correct time is 16:05pm. I went through the standard ...
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Auto-Invoke Update Manager to update everything and shutdown after system idle for x minutes?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on a machine for my parents. The thing is they never request updates from Update Manager even the manager itself prompted them so. Moreover, when they are done with ...
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System hangs on changing time

My machine is always showing an hour ahead of the actual time. I am in Texas currently but the time never picks Day light savings. Any time I click on Set Time(Top Right Corner), my system just hangs ...
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My system time resets to January 2007. How can I solve this?

I am facing a weird problem that my system clocks resets to jan 1 2007 to 0:00. Can anybody help me to rectify it? The bios show the same time. What should I do?
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Intense hard drive access activity immediately after log in

I upgraded my ubuntu karmic to lucid a few months ago. I don't know when it all started but the thing is that when I log in, I see a very intense disk access activity for a while that prevents any ...
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How can I set the clock to 24 hour mode? [closed]

How can I set the clock to global (24h time) in Maverick instead of am/pm? Including the login screen? I mean there's no option to do that in rclick clock > preferences or in system > admin > time ...
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How to sync time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set Ubuntu to synchronize my clock with a time server? How to sync time in Ubuntu 10.10 (a GUI solution if possible)? How to sync time in Ubuntu 10.04 Server (a ...
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How to tell when the Operating System was installed? [duplicate]

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. ...
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System time keeps changing

I'm dual booting Ubuntu 10.04 with Windows 7, which I setup using Wubi. After logging in to the system, I noticed the time at the top panel is wrong and I changed it to the correct time. But as it ...
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I want my panel clock to be “digital” (2011-01-01). Is there a setting, or another clock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the format of the date & time displayed in top panel ? I've been using computers for too long. The "human" display of the date/time in the panel looks ...
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How can I use cron to schedule a script that implements daylight saving on a non- DST aware application when my server automatically uses DST?

My server (running ubuntu 8.04LTS server) reports the time as 9:38PM BST right now. BST (British Summer Time) is 1 hour ahead of UTC (or Greenwich Mean Time if you really want to confuse matters) The ...
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Clock stops ticking when inactive, causing drift

The clock applet drifts in time. Clock is set to "synchronize with internet ..." so it is correct at startup, but then if I stay inactive for some time, may be 5 min as well as 1 hour, the clock stops ...
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ureadahead seems to block the system on boot

I had a look at my bootcharts and something seems to be wrong with them. The ureadahead process does what it's supposed to do (disk utilisation is 100% most of the time), but it also blocks any other ...