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 to change the UTC time in Ubuntu [closed]

How to change my UTC time as similar to my local time? The local time and RTC time displays the correct time, but UTC time is wrong and my DB and code chooses the UTC time. So how to change the ...
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How to have Clock widgets with multiple timezones

I need to have time in multiple timezone displayed either on the top-bar or as a widget on secondary monitor I'm currently using Gnome clock which requires as click on top bar and times on different ...
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Display accurate timezone

$ date Tue 25 May 2021 12:31:56 PM CST $ systemctl list-timers NEXT LEFT LAST PASSED UNIT ACTIVATES Tue 2021-05-25 ...
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Automatic Time Zone started to set my time zone incorrectly when I boot

A few days ago automatic time zone started incorrectly changing my time zone from: BST (London, United Kingdom) to GMT (Accra, Ghana) The only way around this is for me to turn off automatic time ...
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Cron Job Not Working because of server time

It's March 27 7:23am and I am testing a cron job that I created. It is set to run at 7:24am 24 7,10,12,14,16,18 * * * /home/user/script.sh The script didn't run. When I checked the log, the time is ...
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NTP not supported

In Ubuntu 20.04, I see that I can not change the set-ntp due to the following error. # timedatectl set-ntp true Failed to set ntp: NTP not supported Any way to fix that? UPDATE: It seems that systemd-...
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PT/PST was not taken on 20.04 as valid timezone

Used the following command to change timezone on 20.04: sudo timedatctl set-timezone PST //PT has same error But receiving error of invalid time zone or missing (strange!). Did the following: sudo ...
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Incorrect time shown in 20.04

I see that the time in my Ubuntu 20.04 (12:40 PM) is different from my wall clock and also the www.timeanddate.com web site (12:20 PM). As you can see int he picture, the time zones are correct. How ...
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Time zone setting UTC or localtime for web server

Im progressing with setting up a Linux web server and node application. I read a few blogs on using 'timedatectl' and some suggest setting to UTC, currently I've set to 'Europe/London'. The customers ...
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Ubuntu server OFFLINE vs switch daylight saving time?

I'm struggling with the potential problem related to changing DST(daylight saving time) on Ubuntu server which has no access to the internet. The question is: if Ubuntu server is offline and can't get ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 asks to change timezone to PST every reboot

Sorry if this is a dumb question, I haven't used Linux in years but am getting back into it. Every time I start my computer, it brings up a prompt asking me to authorize a timezone change. This is ...
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crontab with per-user timezones

Following up on How do you set the timezone for crontab?, where CentOS 7 distro with cronie 1.4 has CRON_TZ environment variable, but Ubuntu 20.04 LTS' crontab(5) manpage still doesn't have CRON_TZ. ...
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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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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.