4 you can just do UTC, the Etc/ part isn't needed and someone in the comments got an error using it.
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sudo timedatectl set-timezone UTC

Will change your timezone to UTC system wide.

You can do timedatectl list-timezones to see all the available timezones.


excerpt from @MattJohnson's answer on SO

Zones like Etc/GMT+6 are intentionally reversed for backwards compatibility with POSIX standards. See the comments in this file.

You should almost never need to use these zones. Instead you should be using a fully named time zone like America/New_York or Europe/London or whatever is appropriate for your location. Refer to the list here.

sudo timedatectl set-timezone UTC

Will change your timezone to UTC system wide.

You can do timedatectl list-timezones to see all the available timezones.

sudo timedatectl set-timezone UTC

Will change your timezone to UTC system wide.

You can do timedatectl list-timezones to see all the available timezones.


excerpt from @MattJohnson's answer on SO

Zones like Etc/GMT+6 are intentionally reversed for backwards compatibility with POSIX standards. See the comments in this file.

You should almost never need to use these zones. Instead you should be using a fully named time zone like America/New_York or Europe/London or whatever is appropriate for your location. Refer to the list here.

3 you can just do UTC, the Etc/ part isn't needed and someone in the comments got an error using it.
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In 16.04, the following command will set the timezone to UTC:

sudo timedatectl set-timezone Etc/UTC

Found from here:Will change your timezone to UTC system wide. https://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=Ubuntu_16.04&p=timezone

You can do timedatectl list-timezones to see all the available timezones.

In 16.04, the following command will set the timezone to UTC:

sudo timedatectl set-timezone Etc/UTC

Found from here: https://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=Ubuntu_16.04&p=timezone

sudo timedatectl set-timezone UTC

Will change your timezone to UTC system wide.

You can do timedatectl list-timezones to see all the available timezones.

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In 16.04, the following command will set the timezone to UTC:

sudo  timedatectl set-timezone Etc/UTC

Found from here: https://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=Ubuntu_16.04&p=timezone

In 16.04, the following command will set the timezone to UTC:

sudo  timedatectl set-timezone Etc/UTC

Found from here: https://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=Ubuntu_16.04&p=timezone

In 16.04, the following command will set the timezone to UTC:

sudo timedatectl set-timezone Etc/UTC

Found from here: https://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=Ubuntu_16.04&p=timezone

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