Questions tagged [timezone]

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

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Missing time zone (Montreal) causing users being unable to install softwares (time zone mismatch)

So the idea to link Montreal and Toronto as one timezone has created new issue. Users cannot install software because of Time Zone conflict. Now What is the solution to this? I have a fresh Unbuntu ...
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Enable/disable Daylight Savings Time through command line

Note: By "Disable" daylight savings time, I mean for the system clock to ignore any time changes for daylight savings time (ie, if DST is disabled, then the clock will not "spring forward" an hour in ...
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Add/change timezone on Ubuntu Minimal 18.04

I have an instance running Ubuntu Minimal 18.04 LTS on Google Cloud. I want to change the system timezone, but timedatectl list-timezones shows only UTC, so timedatectl set-timezone <timezone> ...
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Ubuntu Core 16 - How to change time zone persistent?

to set the time zone I tried following: auser@localhost:~$ sudo timedatectl Local time: Fri 2019-05-17 06:46:14 UTC Universal time: Fri 2019-05-17 06:46:14 UTC RTC time: Fri 2019-05-...
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Settings page says timezone is America/Los_Angeles, but top bar shows UTC

I created an Ubuntu 16.04 VM. Using the command line tools, I set the timezone to America/Los_Angeles to reflect my local timezone. When I bring up the "Time & Date" dialog from Settings, it ...
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Zabbix server 4.3 problem

I was installing Zabbix server 4.3 yesterday. But, I had a problem by wizard installing. Wizard installing did not pass in " PHP option "date.timezone" ". I changed PHP.ini(date and timezone) ...
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Time Zone shows (null) with UTC+0 offsets on all timezones

I'm new to Linux and I'm having an issue with my clock showing the wrong time. When I pull up the Date & Time setting, my Time Zone shows (null) (Los Angeles, United States) If I turn off ...
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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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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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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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Time Zones: TZ vs tzselect vs timedatectl

I have a software package that (I am told) has to read the TZ environment variable, and if that variable is not set it can cause dates/times to be incorrect. Not sure if it is doing its own offset ...
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Problems installing ubuntu 18.04

I have an USB Ubuntu 18.04 bootable and trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop. I have try several ways of installation but always getting errors during installation. During the installation, so many ...
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Automatic timezone in Xubuntu (xfce + geoclue)

Is there any way to set system timezone automatically in Xubuntu 18.04? I see that geoclue-2.0 is installed in my system and seem to be properly configured, but there is no "Automatic" option in Date/...
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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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Timezones Problems

I have an issue with my time zone, when i use this command i can see the date: $ timedatectl and it shows me the next message: Local time: Wed 2018-06-06 11:02:25 -04 Universal time: Wed 2018-06-...
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Is there any possible way I can prompt the user to select a timezone just like in plain Ubuntu in a customized ISO?

Currently I provide a modified ISO to users and it has many configurations in ks.cfg for configuration post installation of OS. The users are in different timezones. Till now there is no manual ...
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Does cron automatically adjust to a timezone change?

I added a cron job with crontab -e. Then, I changed the timezone. However, it seems as if the cron job is still firing in the old timezone. Do I need to restart it cron? (e.g. service cron reload) ...
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How to change system timezone permanently?

"dpkg-reconfigure tzdata" does the job perfectly. But I require a method that doesn't include a text based gui. I have searched and seen some ways which require using "tzselect" and then export "TZ" ...
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Problem with exiftool and geosync, possibly related to daylight saving time

I wanted to geotag all my vacation photos with exiftool as follows: exiftool -geotag "*.gpx" \ -geosync "19:25:42Z@IMG_7882.jpg" \ -geosync "09:16:34Z@IMG_9798.jpg" \ -ext .jpg . where IMG_7802....
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Landscape 17.03 - timezone setting

we're running 17.03 Landscape on premises server and I have a question regarding timezone setting. Everything is displayed in EDT for some reason. The machine is configured for EEST: timedatectl ...
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Time is wrong. Timezone must be changed

I have Ubuntu 17.10. I live in Finnland so when I started the OP I choised finnish timezone. But the time is 3 houres ahead. I have to change timezone with someting like: sudo dpkg-configure tmzone ...
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Ubuntu Server How to delete timezone

I try to set my timezone to asia/kuala lumpur. But it came out with 2 timezones, how do I delete the universal timezone?
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Ubuntu 17.10 Multiple Timezone clocks [duplicate]

How do I add multiple clocks with different time zones in Ubuntu 17.10. Note: I used get this setting when I click the top bar in earlier versions as described in this link (https://www....
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Time issue on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

The time on my machine is wrong. I have exhausted almost all the popular solutons without success. I am not able to change the time even manually through settings. I dual boot with Windows 10.
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'Pacific/Auckland' time = UTC time

I've been trying to fix the time on my Ubuntu 16.04 host but can't get the time zone corrected. For some reason Ubuntu thinks Pacific/Auckland time zone is the same as UTC, and do not have a 12 hour ...
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Setting up timezone for mysql

I want to setup time_zone for some other time zone different than that of my system like (GMT - 7:00). I tried SET time_zone = '-07:00'; But this changed it just for a MYSQL Session and is not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not find “Singapore” in Time & Date, and the time is wrong

I have a brand new Dell Precision Tower 5000 Series (5810) that just came with Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed. Instead of upgrading to 16.04, I made a fresh installation (no dual boots). I was not able ...
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Missing timezones. Can't set several cities

I want to add several cities to the time menu that appears when you click the clock in the menu bar. Auckland (New Zealand) and Port Lewis (Mauritius) are not in the list of available cities. I have ...
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Xubuntu 17.04 panel shows utc not local time

Since upgrading to Xubuntu 17.04 from 16.10 the clock on the panel at the top of the screen shows UTC when I am logged in. On the login screen it shows BST (UTC+1). I have tried changing the timezone ...
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Timezone incorrect

I've freshly installed a 16.04 instance in VMWare, which sadly automatically configures the installation process for me. Now I try to repair what it has broken. One of the steps is to get ntp to work ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - timezone changing to Los Angeles time automatically

Every now and then, usually some time at night the system time in Ubuntu 16.04 changes to Los Angeles time. I live in the UK and it is normally set to London. My HP Pavilion DV6 laptop did not restart ...
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How do I change time in ubuntu from local to UTC [duplicate]

ianjoh@ausjenkins0:~$ date Mon Mar 6 03:34:57 PST 2017 ianjoh@ausjenkins0:~$ timedatectl Local time: Mon 2017-03-06 03:35:05 PST Universal time: Mon 2017-03-06 11:35:05 UTC RTC time: ...
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UTC and local time issue [duplicate]

I've a laptop which dual boots Windows 10 and Ubuntu (16.10). I'm based in India and the time that I see is 5.30 hours ahead. i.e. 5.30PM when the local time is 12.00PM I've tried to set the Hw clock ...
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VirtualBox - Ubuntu guest OS - access denied on timedatectl set-timezone

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS in VirtualBox and tried to change the time zone via timedatectl set-timezone Europe/Berlin as root user. Unfortunately, this didn't work and I got the output Failed ...
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how to modify NoMachine (client) application language?

This nomachine forum topic didn't help. After reboot I have these envs: GDM_LANG=en_GB LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=en_GB cat /etc/default/locale # File generated by update-locale LANG="en_GB....
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How to show current timezone near time indicator in the menu bar?

How to show the current timezone near time and date in the menu bar in Ubuntu 16.10? This should be relevant for the other versions also. It is a very missing feature, you can easily be confused ...
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hwclock and sysclock are different

My Ubuntu 14.04 system is out of sync when I compare date and hwclock. Hwclock is simply 3 hours behind the system clock. As I live in GMT+3 time zone. Sample output: $ date Sat Nov 26 13:18:40 +...
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Menu bar time stuck in UTC in 16.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.10 and ever since the time displayed in the top right corner of Unity has been stuck in UTC. This does not reflect the system time however as the date command outputs ...
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how do I set the default timezone in a script?

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuTime at "Using the Command Line (unattended)" seems to answer by question but doesn't seem to work in the latest Ubuntu (Xenial). The dpkg-reconfigure command ...
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Timezone trouble in MariaDB-10.0

I'm currently running in a problem while using mariadb-10.0. After importing my local times using mysql_tzinfo_to_sql (as described here) and adding default_time_zone = UTC to the [mysqld] section of ...
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Local time in RCS is set to GMT not PST

I fear this question will be booted as off-topic, but since there appears to be no RCS forum, I'll try it anyway. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and use RCS. According to System-settings -> ...
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what's the difference between timedatectl and dpkg-reconfigure for setting the timezone?

I found 2 possible ways to set the timezone on my Ubuntu Server. Using timedatectl timedatectl set-timezone CET Using dpkg-reconfigure echo "Etc/CET" > /etc/timezone dpkg-reconfigure --frontend ...
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Just downloaded Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 - Audio Issues STILL NO SOLUTION

I just downloaded Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I don't have these problems while using Ubuntu when I boot into Windows 10, suddenly my speakers are popping when they are initialized. HP dvt-7000 ...
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How do you Set Custom Time in Ubuntu?

I want to set a custom time in ubuntu 14.04 lets say : 8 OCT 2010 18:00:00 wrkstn@wrkstn-VirtualBox:~$ sudo date --set="8 OCT 2006 18:00:00" Sun Oct 8 18:00:00 PETST 2006 wrkstn@wrkstn-VirtualBox:~...
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timedatectl or dpkg-reconfigure tzdata in 16.04

I've been using the following script to set Ubuntu 14.04 servers to UTC timezone: echo "Etc/UTC" > /etc/timezone dpkg-reconfigure --frontend noninteractive tzdata echo UTC=yes >> /etc/...
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What happened to tzdata-java in Xenial 16.04?

On upgrading to xenial, the package tzdata-java was removed and is indeed no longer available. I managed to install older JDK versions (still needed for some development) from the openjdk-r PPA, but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Time shown by clock widget in the task bar is incorrect

I have already manually setup some symlinks that should guarantee system time to be according to the locale I want, namely ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Canada/Eastern /etc/localtime ln -sf /usr/share/...
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Wrong Universal time on my Ubuntu server

On Ubuntu server the time is wrong: Time from Google: UTC: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:31 AM (UTC) Asia\Riyadh: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:31 AM (GMT+3) Time on my server timedatectl: Local ...
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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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How to check computer's timezone through Terminal? [duplicate]

I am writing a bash script which at some point needs to determine a user's timezone, so how exactly can I check the timezone in Terminal? I would like to be able to get output in terms of GMT and UTC. ...