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Old 08-04-2005, 06:42 PM   #1
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Kde clock 4 hours slow?

I am running Mandriva 2005 with kde 3.4. My clock is 4 hours slow and when I try to configure by right clicking on it nothing happens. So I ran kcmshell kde-clock.desktop --lang en_US and get Could not find module "kcmshell kde-clock.desktop". The timezone is correct and my bios time is correct so what the hell is going on?
Old 08-04-2005, 07:42 PM   #2
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It sounds like you have UTC time running (or UTC minus 5 hours) for some weird reason, which would be Atlantic time, not Eastern time.

You probably need to use the 'date' and 'hwclock' utilities to reset the time. They have to be run in specific order, and I don't remember the order. Google up some info.

You would be well advised to also investigate the man pages for: adjtimex, stime, mktime, timelocal,
Old 08-04-2005, 08:37 PM   #3
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Thanks that worked I actually just went to /etc/sysconfig/clock and changed utc=true to utc=false then used hwclock --hctosys and its working now. I still can not configure kde-clock though has anyone had this problem and actually fixed it?


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