Questions relating to time and timezones.

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Jenkins jobs are not running on schedule time

I am using jenkins 1.642 on ubuntu and setup the job with H 2 * * * schedule but jobs are run on Wed 27 Jul 13:09:23 CEST time even I set on night !!! Any one know that, Why getting such behaviour on ...
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Fastest way to index an element in a sorted list in python? [on hold]

Python's lists have a function list.index(elem) which, to the best of my knowledge, run in O(n) time. However, if I can guarantee the list to be sorted, is this still the best way to get the index of ...
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How to force an immediate clock/time synchronization/ntp update in 16.04?

It seems like the documentation at the LTS server guide and and community wiki may not have been updated for 16.04 yet. A figure in in the community wiki page shows a 'synchronize now' button but I ...
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Clock shows wrong time after switching from Ubuntu to Windows 10

I have dual booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 in UEFI mode (secure boot off). My time in BIOS is correct. When I boot into Ubuntu and then boot into Windows 10, it shows the wrong time. I have to ...
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why does my windows always changes time? (dual os) [duplicate]

I have dual os (not sure if it should be called dual since it's not on the same hdd) Everytime after I switched from ubuntu back to windows 7, the time always changes. Suppose the time is 8pm now but ...
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Why my dual boot laptop is showing incorrect time in one OS only? [duplicate]

I have dual boot ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 and my ubuntu OS is showing correct time whereas the windows OS is showing incorrect time always. Is it the issue of CMOS battery? What is the possible ...
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How do I change my timezone to UTC/GMT?

Currently when I execute the date command from bash I get the following displayed Thu May 17 12:21:00 IST 2012 Below is my timezone config based on executing dpkg-reconfigure tzdata Current ...
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timedatectl or dpkg-reconfigure tzdata in 16.04

I've been using the following script to set Ubuntu 14.04 servers to UTC timezone: echo "Etc/UTC" > /etc/timezone dpkg-reconfigure --frontend noninteractive tzdata echo UTC=yes >> /etc/...
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Time is not displaying in the Top Bar

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 with dual boot along side Windows 8. The top panel or bar doesn't display the time. When I open the Clock menu, all the settings over there are grayed out (Settings -> Time ...
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Clock doesn't show AM/PM anymore

My new install of 16.04 doesn't have AM/PM anymore in the clock on the top right. 12 hour time is checked in System Settings. How do I get AM/PM back?
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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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ring busy not shown in intel_gpu_top

According to the link https://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/IntelPerformanceTuning/#intel_gpu_top It is shown that the important number is ring busy. But I am not seeing anything like that in my ...
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How to know the utilization of intel GPU in ubuntu?

In case of nvidia GPU, if we use the command nvidia-smi --loop-ms=1000, it will show Here in processes ./ImageMagick has been added, which is my program. Thus my program runs in GPU. In similar way,...
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Time difference on dual boot system (Windows 10 and 16.04) [migrated]

I have a dual boot UEFI system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu installed. I have a problem related to the representation of RTC in the two system. Since I have read (on AU and some other sources around ...
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Can you help me troubleshoot (and rectify) a time drift issue?

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on a F.Siemens laptop. I'm facing a time drift issue that I'd need some help with. The time drifts by as much as 15 minutes in a 2-3 hour span. Forcing an update (with ...
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kernel takes long load time

nearly I bought a ssd and installed ubuntu 16.04 , everything is ok but my bootup time is too long instead of my friend's ubuntu , so i ran systend-analyze and find the kernel load time is too much ...
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How can I switch between 12 hour and 24 hour format in command line?

I am in a learning phase. I could not find the command to change my time format from 12 hour to 24 hour. Can anyone please help me with this? Thank you!!
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NTP synchronisation in Ubuntu Core 10

How can i configure a proper NTP synchronization in ubuntu core 10. I am running the following version ubuntu-core 2016-05-24 10 ubuntu I tried using root@localhost:/home/...
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UTC timezone when installing Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I prefer to have all my boxes set to UTC. When installing Ubuntu 16.04 using netboot, I don't get offered the UTC timezone anymore. Under "Choose Language" there's no "etc", just the usual continents ...
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My localtime is wrong after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on March. After login in first time it was 4 hours wrong, on the second installation it was 8 hours wrong, now I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS a third time and system time is ...
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Time in Ubuntu machine off by 1 minute!

It's driving me crazy as my scripts rely on UTC time, and all of them are failing miserably because ubuntu 14.04 has the wrong time. It's 1 minute ahead of the game. How can I fix it (command line ...
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How do I set my clock in Windows to UTC / localtime?

I have a dual boot and a I configured windows to use UTC with a registry fix as explained in here: Ubuntu 12.04 clocktime is off by 4 hours Now, I need to come back to localtime again, and I have no ...
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How can I change the en_AU locale to 12 hour format?

I've noticed that the en_AU locale is defaulting to 24 hour time, it should be 12 hour as this is most commonly used in Australia. How can this be adjusted?
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Time is not correct in ubuntu [duplicate]

My system has both ubuntu 16.04 and windows 10 installed in it.Only one operating system displays correct time.If time is corrected in windows,it messes up the time in ubuntu and vice versa.Is there ...
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How to display current time & date setting?

How to display the current time configuration like time zone in Ubuntu?
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How to include millisecond in syslogs?

I have configured rsyslog.conf file in /etc to include my own logs as syslogs in a file at /var/logs. But after opening the file I got this: Jun 5 10:09:09 lab-Altos-G330-Mk2 slog[19689]: Hello1 Jun ...
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Is there software which time- tracks window & application usage?

Is there a software which keeps time of my activities and gives a report? Based on focused window and window title. Report would just show time spent for specific window and its title like: ...
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Deja Dup backup at specific time of the day? [duplicate]

Is there a way to backup my Ubuntu machine (14.04) at a specific time of the day using Deja Dup? I'd like to backup my computer at night when I am asleep. But it doesn't seem to give a choice for the ...
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“Date and Time Settings” GUI in Ubuntu 14.04 is not working?

I have been trying to access the Date and Time setting in my Ubuntu 14.04 to modify the time (which is wrong). I click in the hour in the top-right corner of the top bar, and then in "Date & Time ...
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BIOS clock getting changed by Ubuntu - cant sync time with BIOS [duplicate]

I recently installed version Windows7 alongside my Ubuntu 14.04 and noticed that despite the time zone being in the correct setting (Pacific Standard time), that the Clock Was off by several hours in ...
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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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Xubuntu - wrong time displayed

I'm at my wits' end. Using Xubuntu 16.04 and all I want is getting the correct time displayed in my top right corner. But no matter what I do, I keep getting it wrong. Tried both 'Datetime' and '...
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How to save the file name with current date and time?

I want to save filename with current date and time by using the keyboard shortcut. is it possible? example: update array_12:35:16 28-05-16.php somename_currentdatetime.php
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Clock displays incorrect time

I've just installed 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04 and after I updated it, the clock stopped displaying the right time. It's now 8 hours behind my normal time. I've checked the Time and Date settings and the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not writing system clock to hardware clock on shutdown or reboot

I have an app that I run and part of this app allows a user to reset the time/date via a date command. The app is writing the new time and date to the system clock but the OS does not appear to write ...
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Time wrong ubuntu studio 16.04

It is a fresh full clean install of Ubuntu Studio 16.04 on a Toshiba Satellite 855C - no dual boot or virtual machine. I cannot change the time in the settings, it magically switches back! I do ...
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Add seconds to a given date in bash

I have a complete date plus hours and minutes. I would like to add a number of seconds and display the result as a date "day.month.year hour:minute". "date" doesn't seem to be able to add seconds to ...
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Wrong Universal time on my Ubuntu server

On Ubuntu server the time is wrong: Time from Google: UTC: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:31 AM (UTC) Asia\Riyadh: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:31 AM (GMT+3) Time on my server timedatectl: Local ...
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How to fix wrong system time and date?

I just ran a clean install of 12.10 on my sys76 laptop. Time and date reads: 19:36 31 december 1969, even though it is: 13:29 07 november 2012. I have it set for my location and it won't change ...
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Fuzzy-Clock for Ubuntu

A long while ago, I had a clock set to say things like morning, day, evening, night, for time in a panel app. Broad stroke, not very specific, It might have been a KDE desktop. I am in Ubuntu Mate now,...
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Change Time & Calender to English

I have installed "Ubuntu 16.04 LTS"in My Lenovo-E40-70 laptop And Location I choose Riyadh Saudi Arabia. I'm getting Calender and time in Arabic not English. How do I change to English?
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What is the command to update time and date from internet

What is the command to update time and date from Internet. Is there any application that allows me to do so graphically?
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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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Time is ticking slower in Virtual Ubuntu Server

i do not exactly know what happend but for any reason after restarting Ubuntu the Time in the Virtual Server is ticking slower. I'm using the latest LTS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. The Host is a ...
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Looking on a command, script line or script to know what did I downloaded on a specific time

I have received an email from the French government agency HADOPI telling me that one or several works from my IP address blablabla where downloaded or shared on April, 17th 2016 at 01h11 with the ...
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Problem with timedatectl and network time synchronisation in 16.04

I have a dual-boot machine with Windows and Xubuntu 16.04. Because of Windows, the hardware clock is set to local time, so I had to use timedatectl to make Xubuntu aware of that after the upgrade to ...
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ntpdate: no server suitable for synchronization found

My clock is off, so I would like to synchronize it using ntpdate. I tried several different NTP servers, but for some reason I always get the following error message: $ sudo ntpdate ntp.ubuntu.com 4 ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 assumes BIOS clock is set to UTC time regardless of UTC=no in /etc/default/rcS

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10, so I tried to fix the time inconsistency between Ubuntu and Windows by applying the above mentioned widely known fix, but even after reboot ...
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Will the Linux clock fail at January 19, 2038 3:14:08?

I am a bit concerned about this. It's called the "year 2038 problem". Is the Linux kernel or Ubuntu ready to handle dates after this yet, as of 12.04?
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Digital Clock Issue in Kubuntu 15.10

I am new to Kubuntu and I have an issue with the Digital Clock Widget. First things first: I did install NTP datetimectl does say NTP Sync Yes and the Local Time is correct as well $ ...