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Old 01-10-2002, 08:44 AM   #1
jkane
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Question how do you change the date / time?


I am new to linux and run a few parking garages in the Atlanta area. One of the locations is running a test parking program that is run on linux. I am able to run the parking software fine but I can not figure out how to change the time. (the parking service company does not know either since all the other programs are run on WinNT) Thanks!!! Joe
 
Old 01-10-2002, 09:27 AM   #2
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Thanks to bughunter for this:

date MMDDHHmmYYYY.SS

for example: "date 042017012001.00" sets a time of April 20, 2001 5:01:00 pm (remember that it uses military time)

Then type "date" to verify it's correct.
 
Old 01-15-2002, 10:09 PM   #3
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also, to synchronize your hardware clock with the system clock's time try 'hwclock --systohc'
 
  


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