I have tried below commands to change date and time but these are not updating date and time.

sudo date --set="2015-09-30 10:05:59.990"
sudo date --set="Tue 30 May 2017 15:00:00"

sudo hwclock --systohc

Kindly provide valid commands for changing date and time


You can use timedatectl, it does all the necessary things for you itself.

First make sure NTP is not enabled:

sudo timedatectl set-ntp 0

then set the time:

sudo timedatectl set-time "2017-05-30 18:17:16"

make sure your timezone is correct too, e.g:

sudo timedatectl set-timezone Europe/Paris

and also use UTC if you are using localtime:

sudo timedatectl set-local-rtc 0
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  • the sudo timedatectl set-ntp 0 helps me – Ryan Arief Jun 24 at 15:18

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