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Old 12-08-2005, 01:49 PM   #1
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Help setting the time trough the command line

I'm using Blackbox as graphical interface, on the bottom left corner there is a little clock thing. The time is incorrect. How to set the time? It has to be trough the command line (I think)! One more thing, how do I maximize something I have minimized (trough the command line)?
Old 12-08-2005, 04:11 PM   #2
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use the date command

man date
for options

no clue on the window restore, might want to check their homepage
Old 12-08-2005, 05:42 PM   #3
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to set automaticly try ntpdate your gonna need a ntp server but you can find these all over the net. here's and example of how i set the time on my machine where i live.

# ntpdate

also make sure your timezone is correct you might also check that the time is set to localtime and not utc time.

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Old 12-10-2005, 12:38 AM   #4
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I got it. Thanks for the help !


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