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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How do I solve Internet Time Sync Not Happening?

Searched through some places and did a lot of stuff. I have tried Unable to start ntpd.service, How do I set time and date from the Internet? and also tried chrony. I saw more places, as far as I ...
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How can I change the timezone on a read only operating system protected by overlayroot?

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 installation mounted using overlayroot as a read only partition. I also have a read write partition on the same drive. I need to be able to change the timezone setting of the PC ...
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Time change in Windows after booting to Ubuntu [duplicate]

Whenever I boot to Ubuntu and boot into Windows again my time changes to GMT. Why is this and how can I fix this?
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How can i solve this error: make: *** No rule to make target 'tzselect.ksh', needed by 'tzselect'. Stop

I'm trying to install the tzdatabase, After setting up 'Makefile' as far as i believe i can. And running (with the dummy path being changed) sudo ./Makefile TOPDIR=/dummypathhere install make: *** ...
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Installed PHP I need to Get write the timezone

I have a problem regarding the timezone in Ubuntu. It's asking for the timezone and I don't know what to do.
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Time is behind by an hour even though TZ is correctly set

I have an Ubuntu 18 server VM running in ESXI. The timezone is set correctly but the time is still behind by an hour. root@devserver:~# timedatectl Local time: Thu 2020-03-19 ...
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18.04 NVIDIA drivers repeatedly uninstalls in dual boot system after running Windows

I have a really weird situation on a dual boot (Windows 10 & Ubuntu 18.04) system. Sometimes when I make changes in Windows then return to Ubuntu, I find the graphic card (a Titan GTX) is ...
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Timezone Asia/Kolkata changed to PST

What I did: Ran this command: sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles /etc/localtime What happened: My local time changed to PST. Now I ran: sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Kolkata /etc/...
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timedatectl: Failed to create bus connection: No such file or directory

The scenario: I'm trying to set timezone on a docker container based on Ubuntu 18.04 docker image. Just pull the image, updated, and installed systemd > apt-get -y update > apt-get -y install ...
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timedatectl: command not found

The scenario: I'm trying to set timezone on a docker container based on Ubuntu 18.04 docker image. Just pull the image and updated > apt-get -y update The error: When run > timedatectl I ...
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Commandline tool to lookup current timezone? [duplicate]

I have my date and time settings set to use the "automatic time zone" and that is reflected in timedatectl: amanda@rajje:~$ timedatectl status Local time: Fri 2019-11-15 14:01:...
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date command output format

I have just installed ubuntu server 19.10. When I enter the date command I get the following output Sun 10 Nov 2019 05:16:05 PM AEDT My old server running 18.04 gives this output Sun Nov 10 17:...
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Timezone changes do not persist

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.3 and changes I make to the timezone do not persist. That is, I make the change and at some point within 5-20 minutes, the clock reverts to UTC time. I have updated the ...
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Clock resets To UTC on Reboot

I've newly installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 on two hosts, desktop on one, server on another. The timezone on the server resets to UTC on each boot. # cat /etc/timezone America/Los_Angeles # ls -la /etc/...
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timedatectl without using named zone

The typical way to set the timezone is to use timedatectl, e.g.: sudo timedatectl set-timezone America/New_York So I can use a named zone, or UTC. But how do I set the zone without a name - e.g. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop - date and time synchronization issue

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my laptop a couple of days back. During installation, I chose the timezone to be my local time zone i.e., Kolkata, India (Indian Standard Time). However, ...
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xfce: How to get bottom panel (back). How to update time in the upper right corner

Somehow the bottom panel isn't switched on by default. I am talking about the one you see in following picture (mouse cursor is hovering right above): I've switched the time zone. However, the time ...
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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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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 19.10 Multiple Timezone clocks [duplicate]

How do I add multiple clocks with different time zones in Ubuntu 19.10. Solution: Install clock using sudo apt install gnome-clocks Open Clock app and add required timezones Restart the PC ...
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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....