Questions relating to time and timezones.

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24H time format not applied on other locations

Though my time is set to 24H, the toolbar widget shows time in other locations on 12h not 24h. The discrepancy with the location configuration is pretty clear in the screenshot below: How do I fix ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Cannot Unlock System Settings 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Chromebook 14 using Crouton. I've gotten things setup and installed the programs I need. The time & date settings are using the wrong timezone though and when ...
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Why is that my ubuntu clock is not working during the time I put in sleep mode

When I set time in ubuntu it's working fine, but soon after putting in sleep mode, it's not working. Let's say the time is 3:00PM and I suspended the laptop for 2 hours. It's now 5:00PM but when the ...
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Unable to add another time zone in clock

I am unable to add another time zone in the clock. Currently i am in India and also want to add Sydney in the clock but when i try to add locations from the Choose locations tab, it doesn't show/...
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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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UTC timezone when installing Ubuntu 16.04

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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Local First Day of the Week

How can I change the First Day of the Weeks into Ubuntu Studio 15.10? I'm not talking about if the first day of the week is Sunday, or Monday, or another. I know how to fix this (first day of the ...
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Date and time for log files different to `date`, `timezone` etc

On a Ubuntu 14.04 vps, my timezone is set to UTC/GMT. root@Ubuntu:/# date Fri Mar 11 13:36:56 GMT 2016 root@Ubuntu:/# cat /etc/timezone Europe/London root@Ubuntu:/# ls -l /etc/localtime ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu clock is slow, no Internet. How do I prohibit writing to CMOS clock?

Almost each time after I close the laptop lid, the system clock gets slow: I am not the first one facing this problem, and there are a lot of recipes like "make your clock synchronized", but: ...
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Time format of Kubuntu 14.04 is in Khmer

I've just install Kubuntu 14.04 on my MacBook pro mid 2010. But the problem is even though i set the language in Local (system settings), the time format is still wrong. It also effects Skype ...
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system clock is 5.5 ahead although ntp

time zone here is Asia/Tehran, but the ubuntu time is 5H30M ahead of local time. I've checked configs and even installed ntp server, nothing seem to fix this, sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata Current ...
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C Time.h functions erratic on Precise 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and using the gcc compiler to compile my C/C++ programs. I want to benchmark a function. AFAIK, there are two standard functions to calculate time on POSIX systems and both ...
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My localtime is wrong after ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on March. After login in first it was 4 h wrong, second installition 8 wrong, now I installed Ubuntu 16 thrid time and system time is 12 h wrong. I'm located in Finland and I ...
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Deja Dup backup at specific time of the day?

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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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 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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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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Orage does not change time after setting different timezone

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 14.04 with Xfce and I'd like to change the time in Orage, but even after setting a different timezone the time remains the same; shouldn't it change do reflect the selected ...
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How configure Ubuntu to suspend after inactivity based on time of day?

I know we can configure Ubuntu to go to sleep after being inactive for "x" amount of time. But I want that to be based on time of day. Say, suspend computer if it has been inactive for 1 hour and it ...
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Difficulties setting time and date

I have an ubuntu 14.04.4 server installation, where I cannot set the time. user@machine:~$ sudo date -s "2016-04-04 08:53:00" [sudo] password for user: Mo 4 Apr 08:53:00 CET 2016 user@machine:~$ ...
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Show Date Before Month in Top Bar Applet

I'm running 14.04 and would like to have the Time & Date applet near the far right of the upper panel show the date as dd mmm rather than mmm dd, i.e. Fri 18 Mar 01:10 instead of the current: I'...
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Profile management script

im trying to create a script that allows the user on only at certain times but it keeps coming up with the error /path/to/script: line 3: syntax error near unexpected token do' /path/to/script: line 3:...
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Time indicator gone missing

The last set of updates have vanished my clock, I've tried the following: sudo apt=get install indicator-datetime sudo dpkg-reconfigure --frontend noninteractive tzdata sudo killall unity=panel-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...