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Old 11-12-2008, 03:16 AM   #1
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change the time of the system

I want to change the time for my system, ( the time displayed doesn't correspond to my country which is gmt+1)
I use date -s, but I have to do it at each reboot,
how to do it permanently

thanks a lot
Old 11-12-2008, 04:42 AM   #2
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Use the 'tzselect' command.
Old 11-17-2008, 08:20 AM   #3
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another thing to think about is use ntp so that it will update your system for you. but I think the command you want is



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