Timezones are areas on Earth that has the same time. Use this tag if you have problems setting up your timezone in Ubuntu.

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Clock time is off

Dual boot system Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu 12.04. I have the bios set for the correct time and Ubuntu set for US Eastern time. Ubuntu will boot up and the time will be off by -4 hours. If I correct ...
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setting timezone from terminal

there has been a few questions about this topic and i know the answer this could help others and maybe someone could help me out if what i want to do is possible i want to chainge the timezone of the ...
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Installing Roundcube Web Server, gave date and time error while checking PHP configuration

Installing Roundcube Web Server, gave date and time error while checking PHP configuration. I am trying to configure the webamil using roundcube. Below is the details. pop / smtp service is working ...
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How to change timezone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change time-zone settings from the command line I've installed Ubuntu in my laptop while I was travelling in other country. When I was back, I tried to change my ...
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How to set multiple timezones in Gnome Classic?

For some strange reason, additional timezones cannot be added to the clock using the date-time indicator in Gnome Classic (Ubuntu 12.04). I used Unity before I switched to Gnome Classic, and it was ...
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How does the install process guess the timezone?

Is it possible to use the same tool to have Ubuntu guess what timezone it is currently in? This article mentions the feature I'm looking for (just above the second pic): ...
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Incorrect internet time in Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10 set to use the time "automatically from the internet" (whatever that means). However it is running 3 minutes slower than the actual time. How can I fix this permanently? I thought ...
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How to get recent tzdata onto old ubuntu versions

I have a bunch of servers running 10.04 with the timezone set to Asia/Jerusalem that have all wrongly switched out of DST last night. My workstation running 13.04, however, has the correct time (for ...
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Warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings - What just happen?

Warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are required to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of ...
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System time keeps resetting to UTC [duplicate]

Edit by OP: Yes, the community is correct. The question indeed is a duplicate of this one. I missed it in my search. Thank you for pointing me there. I've been noticing a peculiar issue with Ubuntu ...
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Handling leap seconds with date

I am running clockspeed-0.62 (DJB software) on Ubuntu 13.10. I have setup timezones so that /usr/share/zoneinfo is a link to /usr/share/right, and my /etc/leapsecs.dat is up-to-date, i.e contains 25 ...
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How to set time to “keep synchronized with internet servers” in Lubuntu

I'm having hard time making my Lubuntu realise daylight savings has started. I was told to go to "Menu->System Tools->Time and Date" so that I can adjust my time zone and enable "keep synchronized ...
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Standard user can change the Date and Time

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS edition. And now I want that I give full right to my Standard user to change the Time and Date accordingly. In my system After shutting down the system for a 4-5 hrs reset ...
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Adjust daylight savings in LXDE

Is there a way to make LXDE adjust the clock for daylight savings? It doesn't have to be done automatically, I can "click the button myself" but just not tamper with the value of the clock itself. ...
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Why /var/log/auth.log is using diffrent timezone?

I've installed fail2ban on a Ubuntu box (14.04) but it didn't work correctly. As I tried to inspect the reason, I discovered that the timezone which is being used by the /var/log/auth.log file is ...
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Kbuntu clock showing time in UTC

My clock suddenly started showing time in UTC, apparently this started after an update. I reset my timezone from the Adjust Date and Time... settings and used dpkg-reconfigure tzdata but the time is ...
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Time displayed on VPN Connection

I use firefox to connect to my work's vpn site.(some sort of java connection) I log in to a server that is physically located about 5 miles from where I am. For some reason, Either Ubuntu or Windows ...
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Query timezone tzdata when DST happens?

I have forgot and could not found the command . please provide the command that queries from tzdata that when DST will occur in current timezone according to server tzdata package and it returns for ...
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update Israel time zone

When checking the date on my ubuntu I get this result: >> date Thu Sep 12 11:42:27 IST 2013 But the IST time is actually 12:42:27 There was an issue this year with the winter clock change, ...
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timezone change resets after reboot ubuntu 11.10

I am trying to change my timezone from HKT to JST or any other timezone for that using the most commonly used command that I can find sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. This successfully changes the ...
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12.04 stops on install

Ubuntu 12.04 stops when I try to install it, I've removed the network cable as per an answer previously posted, no luck. I'm a new user, not a great start. I was a hoping a Windows like install ...
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Skype 4.2 shows incorrect time of contacts at Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Skype 4.2 in my Ubuntu 14.04 system. I am facing a problem at the Skype. When I see other contacts time in the chat window or at their profile, it shows wrong time. It calculates the time ...