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Old 01-08-2011, 06:17 AM   #1
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ubuntu 10.10 am to pm !


Hi all.

From gui, how can i change my time from am to pm ? or if some one can tell me how to do it using date command ?
 
Old 01-08-2011, 06:20 AM   #2
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Did youset your time zone. if so it does it automatically
 
Old 01-08-2011, 06:26 AM   #3
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Click on time and go to preferences even though on 12hr format to set time on machine for pm add 12.
 
Old 01-08-2011, 06:27 AM   #4
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Dear Sir,

I set the time zone correctly. Time is correct but its pm here where as its showing am. Also there is no option of preferences !
 
Old 01-08-2011, 06:29 AM   #5
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Ok i was able to find preferences but its already set to 12-hour !
 
Old 01-08-2011, 06:29 AM   #6
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Use the arrows to set time you'll notice that it's 24hr format even though it displays 12hr.
Setting time is different than display if it's 3pm you set to 1100 and it will display 3pm

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Old 01-08-2011, 06:33 AM   #7
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Thanks a lot. It really worked.

Thanks :-)
 
Old 01-08-2011, 06:34 AM   #8
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