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Paxmaster 12-15-2004 02:45 PM

my time is wrong and calender is also wrong
 
the amazing part when i try to type cal on the command line is say the year 2016 the time alway one hour ahead, i came keep changing the time by typing timeconfig, then i found out my calender is showing the wrong month, lol so how could i fix the cal command to show the right month.

thanks

mjrich 12-15-2004 03:08 PM

Use <date> as root (man date for syntax)... or run ntpdate to get the date and time from your nearest ntp server :)

Cheers,

mj

Mara 12-15-2004 03:34 PM

Looks like a Linux-related question, so moved to Linux-General.

Paxmaster 12-15-2004 04:42 PM

yea i alway adjust the date then about 1 hour the time and the date to back as usually like before. very weird
any for ideas

mjrich 12-15-2004 04:49 PM

Is this after a reboot, or just after an hour of using the system ?

Butt-Ugly 12-15-2004 06:12 PM

You can enable the Network Time Protocol to maintain time synchronisation automatically for your system.

http://www.brennan.id.au/09-Network_Time_Protocol.html

Miles.

floppywhopper 12-16-2004 12:46 AM

Its sounds software rather than hardware, but make sure you eliminate the cmos battery running low, they last between 5 - 7 years.
Easy to change, just read your mobo docs b4 you do anything and make sure you have everything backed up if you decide to do so.

live long and prosper
floppy


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