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Old 03-30-2007, 10:50 AM   #1
willyweedle
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question about setting the timezone and time


I need to make a program that can set the timezone and time on a machine whose cmos battery slot has been ripped clear. I have realized that I spend way too much time staring at the console so I have decided to make a simple c program that will alert me every x amount of time to get off my butt. I intend to use the gettimeofday() and settimeofday() functions but... I don't know how I should alter the timezone struct. Please don't tell me to go to google 'cause I'm lazy and don't feel like digging through irrelavent results.
 
Old 03-30-2007, 12:12 PM   #2
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If you were running KDE I would suggest the program RSI Break http://www.rsibreak.org/ or Workbreak for Gnome http://workrave.org/ I hate re-inventing the wheel, but that is also what gives us choice in Linux..

Haven't seen a similar program for the console, nor can I answer your query .
 
  


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