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Old 04-19-2004, 01:08 AM   #1
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Setting system time to UTC

I'm trying to set my system time on a redhat 9 box to UTC. I can use the redhat-config-time utility to set the time and check the UTC box. After setting the time, I run "date" in a terminal and I show EDT time, not UTC. How do you set the system time to UTC? Thanks.
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# date
Mon Apr 19 19:39:04 CEST 2004
# mv /etc/localtime /etc/
# date
Mon Apr 19 17:39:11 UTC 2004

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Originally Posted by ekman View Post
# date
Mon Apr 19 19:39:04 CEST 2004
# mv /etc/localtime /etc/
# date
Mon Apr 19 17:39:11 UTC 2004
just as a matter of fact can you please say how it works.


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