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Questions tagged [time]

Questions relating to time and timezones.

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Effects of changing server time

I have a server in AWS running Ubuntu 16.04. I have a few cron jobs on the system that do various things, among them is running some custom Node.js scripts. The server's local time is currently set to ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 fresh install slow boot time on dell d630

all I'm new to Lubuntu\Linux at all tried to review old d6300 laptop all seems to be working out of the box except: 1) wifi (simple fix worked - add driver from parameters\add drivers menu) 2) ...
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Timezone can't be changed

I am trying to fix an error in my timezone config on Ubuntu 18.04. When I go to the Date & Time control panel, no matter where on the map I click, it always says MDT (UTC-06). Also did the ...
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How do I restore drop down time zones in status bar? [duplicate]

In 18.04, the drop-down time zones in the status bar have disappeared. This was incredibly handy for someone who travels a lot, and also handy to get a quick look at the local time somewhere else. All ...
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Display dates in command output in different timezone

I have 27 systems those are connected to a server. In that, some systems are in different time zones. So, when a person turned on the system for the first time in the day, I need to find the login ...
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Clock Synchronization using ptp4l

I am trying to synchronize clocks using ptp4l and phc2sys. I followed this instructions. Unfortunately, I am seeing clock jumps: In 5 of the 6 servers, clock jumps by 2 hours. In the image, it goes ...
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Time discrepancy between dmesg and journalctl -k

Edit: I couldn't find out why this weird effect happens, but I found the culprit of the actual problem (slow bootup) to be the same as described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/...
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Ubuntu 18.0.4.1, change date time format display on panel [duplicate]

How change date time format display on panel? I execute below for the following format "Thu 14:05 08/30/2018" gsettings set com.canonical.indicator.datetime custom-time-format "'%a %H:%M %m/%d/%Y'" ...
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Reducing boot time

I am trying to reduce my boot time for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as much as possible. What are the possible ways to get a list of unnecessary modules that are being loaded on boot? EDIT: systemd-analyze ...
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How to make Kubuntu display date and time in English?

I am using Kubuntu 18.04 and it seems that despite having my whole system being setup in English, the date and time display (like days) is sometimes displayed in French, it seems related to the ...
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Configure systemd NTP to set TAI offset

"New" kernel versions (since Linux 2.6.26) support TAI clock, but systemd implementation on Ubuntu (18.04 LTS in my case) seems to ignore it. How can I configure systemd NTP to mantain TAI offset ...
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I am trying to solve problem of time difference dual boot Lubuntu and Windows 10

All the remdeies I get is for Ubuntu, mostly to set UTC= no in rcs file. I don't find this file in Lubuntu. So what do I do?
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error in time command with zsh [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu:- No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic On terminal, I run this command:- time -f "\t%E real,\...
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timedatectl set-local-rtc 1 gives unexpected behavior

The hardware clock in my virtual machine is the local time reported by my host (the local time is 10:14, but my VM incorrectly reports 6:14 as the local time): When I use sudo timedatectl set-local-...
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Booting Ubuntu from USB not keeping time setting or user info

I have made a bootable USB using RUFUS 3.1, Ubuntu boots fine, it just wont keep my time/date settings or my username and password info. I don't know what else its not keeping these are just the only ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 cannot set hardware clock as local time

I had a Ubuntu 18.04.1 machine dual boot with Windows 10, and these two OS has time conflict. Previous on my machine with ubuntu 16.04 this conflict can be easily solved with timedatectl set-local-rtc ...
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date-time always resets to particular date after reboot/shutdown

Whenever I reboot or shutdown my computer the date and time switch back to 19th July 19:58. I don't have dual boot only ubuntu 18.04 installed on the system. I have seen time change due to reboot/...
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How can I synchronise time between two Ubuntu machines without internet access? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on an Intel Aero RTF drone and a PC. I am having serious timing issues with the drone after every reboot, so I wish to synchronize its time with the PC's, whether that is ...
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How to sync the time to network with timedatectl on Ubuntu 18.04?

I've installed the OS and the time is incorrect. The timedatectl shows: System clock synchronized: no systemd-timesyncd.service active: yes RTC in local TZ: no How to force ...
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scrapy: twisted.internet.error.DNSLookupError

I am trying to scrap data from website with scrapy package but always I got the following error: no results for hostname lookup: {}".format(self._hostStr) twisted.internet.error.DNSLookupError: ...
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Time how long to open seamonkey

I am trying to time how long it takes to open some browsers. Not working. time seamonkey ReminderFox clh(1) {rmFx_cmdLine: [xpconnect wrapped nsICommandLine]} Does time only work with simple ...
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What is the difference between time and /usr/bin/time? [duplicate]

I have two commands that I through were the same, but they don't share the same parameter: time -f "%E %C" mycommandtomeasure /usr/bin/time -f "%E %C" mycommandtomeasure The first one does not ...
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Measure every single command within a bash file?

Is there a way to measure the time spent in every single command within a bash file? Hence, put time in front of every command. The quantity of commands is unknown right now, as I intend to use this ...
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Why it is impossible to type location in Ubuntu's “Time & Date” in Cyrillic script?

Why is it impossible to type (or find) the Russian city's name (e.g.: Moscow, Yekaterinburg) in All Settings > Time & Date > Clock > Choose Locations of Ubuntu 14.04.5 using Cyrillic ...
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Enable System clock synchronization

timectl is giving following output- Local time: Wed 2018-06-13 18:08:51 IST Universal time: Wed 2018-06-13 12:38:51 UTC RTC time: Wed ...
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Date and time in the past lost after reboot or poweroff/poweron

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (trusty) on a Freescale i.MX6 (ARMv7) processor. When I move the date and time to the future with respect to the currently set date and time, I am able to set ...
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Boot-up time too large due to userspace time

The boot up is very slow, and when I run systemd-analyze time, the results are as below Startup finished in 2.875s (firmware) + 4.979s (loader) + 4.741s (kernel) + 42.012s (userspace) ...
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Cannot hide clock in 18.04 LTS

I've just upgraded my 16.04 LTS where time was not shown. But 18.04 LTS seems to force me to see a clock on the desktop. Tweaks options does not work either:
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ubuntu 18.04 wrong time with dual boot Windows 10 [duplicate]

i install Ubuntu 18.04 with dual boot with windows 10 Windows 10 gives wrong time now.
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Xubuntu 18.04 wrong time with dual boot Windows 10

Whenever I boot into Windows after Xubuntu the time is wrong. In Xubuntu 16.04 I had to set Xubuntu to use local time with timedatectl set-local-rtc 1 but apparently this don't work in 18.04. Time ...
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Set date and time from http header in router with curl or wget

This technique should be similar or the same as on Ubuntu; though the following code does not work on the router. One method is the following: dateFromServer=$(curl -v --silent https://google.com/ 2&...
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Sending an alert email if time for a curl command exceeds 1 sec

I am trying to a write one liner for sending an alert email if the time taken for curl command exceeds 1 sec. if time curl {URI} > 1; then mailx -r me@domain.tld -s ALERT; fi How since time ...
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ubuntu 18 laptop awake with close time

asus laptop with ubuntu 18.04 awakes with close time. I run sudo chronyd to update time. Is there an awake schedule of tasks that can do this function?
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VLC Time Slider not working

I have a problem with my VLC on ubuntu 16.04, my vlc time slider can't be clicked. When i hover the cursor on it my cursor icon change to resize icon. any answer apreciated screenshot
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How to solve Ubuntu dedicated server date and time problem with litecoind?

I installed litecoin daemon on my dedicated server (Ubuntu 14). I set the configuration in .litecoin/litecoin.conf like this: server=1 rpcuser=test rpcpassword=testpassword rpcallowip=XX.XX.XXX.XXX ...
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How does date command interact with timedatectl?

I have two 16.04 servers. The timedatectl on both machines shows that network time is ON, and NTP is synchronised. Both are using UTC. I then set the date to a random day next month using the date ...
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Why is Chrony taking over network time sync responsibilities?

I am wondering why is Chrony replacing NTPd as the default component for network time sync. What is the advantage, and ideally, was there a discussion of pros-and-cons somewhere I can read for my ...
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Set suspend idle delay time on terminal on Ubuntu 18.04

How can I set idle delay time on Ubuntu 18.04 suspend on terminal?
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Using time -v to calculate execution time. Command not found

I'm trying to measure the execution time of a C program I wrote. However, I want to see a detailed output of different times, percent of CPU use, etc. I try time -v ./a.out But I get an error that ...
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I wish to configure Time Synchronisation on Ubuntu 16.04.4 but timedatectl give Failed to create bus connection: No such file or directory

When I look at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/NTP.html I can see the current time configuration with timedatectl but I always get an error. $ timedatectl status Failed to create bus ...
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excessive system clock drift? (2+ minutes per hour)

I am running a reasonably new install of 17.10 on a new system (fully patched, and not virtualized), and noticed that the boot time listed in /proc/stat's btime entry kept changing. This broke some ...
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Setting the host time from a docker container gives permission error even with CAP_SYS_TIME

I'm trying to test docker capabilities usage. So, for this I'm trying to run a container with the --cap-add=SYS_TIME capability, which should allow a process to set the system time, however this is ...
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Kerberos authentication: clock skew too great

When trying kinit viesturs@SERVER.COM I get viesturs@SERVER.COM's Password: kinit: krb5_get_init_creds: Clock skew too great What to do? Here is my timedatectl status $ timedatectl status ...
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Update /etc/crontab to quit a process as root every other minute during working hours

How can i update /etc/crontab to quit a process as root every other minute during working hours, as in this case is 0800-1600, monday-saturday. How can I also allow the same process to be active ...
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Output unix time in alias

I'm running an online store where I can put a variable versiontag to includes JS and CSS as a cachebuster. I. e. styles.css?v2018_01 Wherein the 2018_01 is the version tag. Now I also have a CLI ...
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Difference between the clock and the HRT make problems with many apps and online games [duplicate]

I already asked this question before but no answer: Difference between the clock and the high-resolution timer Only on Ubuntu I have a difference between the clock and the high-resolution timer, and ...
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ntp server is not working correct at startup

I use Ubuntu server 16.04 and I set up local NTP server with the following configs in /etc/ntp.conf file: # this is the IP or name of the local networks NTP ser$ # should be commented out on the ...
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Find file with time range fileA and fileB

I am working on script where I will be receiving inputs as time and foldername,I need to find a file (snort.log.*) which is falling in that time range what my user enters (he will be seeing the alert ...
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Trying to fix my time error

Running command :timedatectl is showing Local time: Mon 2018-01-22 17:15:31 IST Universal time: Mon 2018-01-22 11:45:31 UTC RTC time: Mon 2018-01-22 11:45:30 Time zone: Asia/Kolkata (IST, +0530) ...
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Difference between the clock and the high-resolution timer

I was trying to make a test for my PC using Geekbench 4 but after the test end, it showing no results and tell me: Geekbench has detected a 5.86s difference between the clock (164s) and the high-...