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Old 09-19-2003, 01:41 PM   #1
RHlinux9
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setting date in text mode


ok i know it is a parametric questions but it is getting me triggered i tried to set the date text mode witj
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date -s
i succeeded to set the day and hour but i couldn't set the rest i read the man and info but i couldn't get the right syntax, can anyone tell me ............ the right syntax

thanks
 
Old 09-19-2003, 02:14 PM   #2
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Should be:

date [MMDDhhmm]

MM = Month
DD = Day
hh = Hour
mm = Minute

So if I set mine up as its 2:15pm Central Time here, I would do this:

date 09190215


And that would set it to September 19th 2:15
 
  


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