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Old 08-04-2008, 01:10 PM   #1
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why does time of windows chnages when linux time is set


why does time of windows chnages when linux time is set
 
Old 08-04-2008, 01:33 PM   #2
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both Linux and Windows needs to be set to localtime. Don't quite remember how to do it in Windows (it should be default), in Linux, edit /etc/conf.d/clock:
Code:
# find and edit the following line:
CLOCK="local"
 
Old 08-04-2008, 02:08 PM   #3
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To expand on the reason "why"...

Windows sets the computer's BIOS clock to the time you set it to based on local time. By default, Linux sets the computer's BIOS clock to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and then calculates the time to display with a GMT offset based on what you have your locale set to.

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Old 08-04-2008, 04:02 PM   #4
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That is correct. Only you will usually see the term UTC (Universal Time Coordinated) rather than GMT.
 
  


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