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Old 11-21-2004, 10:28 PM   #1
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change the time in fluxbox


i use fluxbox as the desktop enviorment for knoppix std...the time is exactly 6 hours off....anyone know how to change that?
 
Old 11-21-2004, 10:39 PM   #2
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depends, it your system set to the international time?, or is it set to your local time?

for local time: next time you reboot just go into the BIOS and change it .. or you can do it without reboot, read the wiki, its good your you http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Date

if your system is set to the international time, then its a problem with /etc/localtime with should be either a symlink or a file that contains data for your local time zone, the files are kept in /use/share/zoneinfo (note: they could be kept elsewhere, normally they are in the share directory) ... theres a program you could use to select the a time zone its "tzselect" ... just copy the correct file from the zoneinfo directory to /etc/localtime
 
Old 11-21-2004, 10:59 PM   #3
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thanx, the post you listed worked...i just typed

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