Questions relating to time and timezones.

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pip install don't work because of wrong time?

I tried sudo pip install opencv-python It give me error: The directory '/home/myuser/.cache/pip/http' or its parent directory is not owned by the current user and the cache has been disabled. ...
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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 ...
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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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What is the strange dot that appeared next to the time when gone midnight?

It feels like I've asked this before so apologies if I have, I just can't find my previous post on this if there is one... So anyway, last night when I was having some desktop-notifications and it ...
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Clock showing time 5 hours 30 minutes ahead

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC,but when I selected my location as India, my clock is showing wrong time.In India time is UTC +5:30, but when I selected my location as India it showed time 5:30 ...
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How can I set system time as regular user via cmd line?

I need to be able to set the system time using 'date' as a regular user. I have a non-networked pc connected to a GPS receiver and would like to sync the time to GPS time. Needs to be done from a ...
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Time sync during setup

I am installing Ubuntu Server 14.04LTS on a network that uses a proxy server to get out to the Internet. During setup, the machine attempts to synchronize time. In the log console, I see: rdate ...
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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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How to check if hardware clock is in UTC or Local time

From what I've read the hwclock -r command only returns the time in local time no matter how it is set. I think hwclock --utc or hwclock --localtime will change the clock to UTC or localtime. But I ...
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How to connect to printer on Apple's Time Capsule?

Ubuntu 14.04, I connected to my Time Capsule's storage drive. But I have a printer connected to my TC and I just can't seem to get it working! I've googled the whole day to no avail. I've tried this ...
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How can one remove all packages installed after a certain date/time?

On the ninth of November I tried installing the last stable release of BasKet Note Pads which apparently is not supported off the bat because it needs to be ported to QT4 and KDE 4, whatever that ...
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Auto Timezone doesn't update

[Running Ubuntu Gnome 15.10] I recently brought my computer from PST to EST in North America. Once in EST my laptop did not update the timezone. I tried toggling the "Auto Time Zone" switch which ...
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How to change Thunderbird's display time to 24h format?

Currently Thunderbird displays time in AM/PM mode. How can I change it to 24h mode? UPDATE 1: $ locale |grep LC_TIME LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
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organization of zoneinfo folder

My questions are related to /usr/share/zoneinfo folder. Why is there a posix folder, which has the same content and files like zoneinfo? I only checked few files and they had same checksum. Why is ...
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ubuntu time is wrong

Ubuntu 14.04 suddenly starts show time in GMT format other than my local time in Cairo, Egypt although my current time is 2:00 am
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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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Change time format for Thunderbird Lightning

Since I recently switched my system language to english (United States), the time format of my Thunderbird Lightning plugin switched from the 24 hour format to the 12 hour format. Is there any ...
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System time is incorrect until i use internet… but hwclock is correct

REAL TIME : 4:06 PM router@router:~$ sudo hwclock *Sat 09 Jan 2016 04:06:55* [ 4pm is the actual time] router@router:~$ date *Sat Jan 9 1:06:44 NPT 2016* [but ubuntu shows time as 1pm] but ...
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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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How do you set the timezone for crontab?

I have set up ACPI wakeup so my laptop wakes up at a certain time each morning. The timezone for this is UTC. I want to set up my crontabs also using UTC so they fit with the wakeup alarm. How do ...
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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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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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How do I show date next to time in the panel with gnome-shell?

I would like to show the date in the bar up the top there (next to the time). I can not see any obvious way to enable this.
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Ubuntu 14.04 - How to connect to Apple's Time Capsule?

I have this http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z287/dguyse/IMG_0108.jpg in my living room. It's connected to my router and I connect to it (because it has greater WiFi range than my internet ...
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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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TimeTracker app that logs programs

Does anyone know of a time tracker app that logs which program you are using. So, if I'm using LibreOffice it'll log me as working, but then when the focus switches back to chrome, it'll log me as ...
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No Date and Time on 14.10

When starting up my machine (Ubuntu 14.10) just now I have noticed that the bit in the top bar which tells me the date and time is gone, and I am unable for some strange reason to change the Date ...
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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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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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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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How to put running time constraints on rsync processes?

I want to set a time limit on my rsync backup processes. How do I best go about? According to this post, there is an option to do exactly that: --time-limit When this option is used rsync will stop ...
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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 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 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 show seconds on the clock in GNOME 3?

Is it possible to show the seconds on the clock in GNOME 3?
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What shutdown timers with/without GUI are there available?

What shutdown timers with/without GUI are there available? any type of action possible? shutdown hibernate etc but also custom command? how to set time? time to go or at specific timestamp? ...
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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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Timezone appears to be set correctly, but time is 7 hours off

I'm installing ubuntu 12.04. On the time/date settings, I tried to click on Seattle (where I am), but it only registered Vancouver. I modified the ntp config files to use the north american pool, if ...