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Crippled 08-18-2019 11:23 AM

Time setting is off.
 
I found that when I set the forum time zone to my correct time zone it displays the time 1 hour earlier. I had to select the next later time zone so that the correct time is displayed.

permaroot 08-18-2019 11:30 AM

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Originally Posted by Crippled (Post 6026518)
I found that when I set the forum time zone to my correct time zone it displays the time 1 hour earlier. I had to select the next later time zone so that the correct time is displayed.

But your system time is correct? Not sure if it's part of the issue but are you dual-booting?

Crippled 08-18-2019 11:41 AM

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Originally Posted by permaroot (Post 6026522)
But your system time is correct? Not sure if it's part of the issue but are you dual-booting?

My system time is correct and has nothing to do with this forum's time being off by one hour. No, I am not dual booting. I am single booting Linux mint 19.2 Xfce (64-bit).

permaroot 08-18-2019 11:48 AM

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Originally Posted by Crippled (Post 6026527)
My system time is correct and has nothing to do with this forum's time being off by one hour. No, I am not dual booting. I am single booting Linux mint 19.2 Xfce (64-bit).

Just wondering since dual-booting and using local time on one and UTC on another can cause some foolishness. Just trying to help.

Did you check Daylight Savings settings in the LQ settings?

scasey 08-18-2019 12:03 PM

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Originally Posted by Crippled (Post 6026518)
I found that when I set the forum time zone to my correct time zone it displays the time 1 hour earlier. I had to select the next later time zone so that the correct time is displayed.

I don't mean to sound like a smart-a**, but if the time displayed is not correct, then you've apparently not set the forum time zone to the correct time. ;)
As has been suggested, is the DST setting on, or off, as appropriate, for your time zone and location?

What time zone are you setting?

Crippled 08-18-2019 12:12 PM

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Originally Posted by scasey (Post 6026541)
I don't mean to sound like a smart-a**, but if the time displayed is not correct, then you've apparently not set the forum time zone to the correct time. ;)
As has been suggested, is the DST setting on, or off, as appropriate, for your time zone and location?
What time zone are you setting?

You are wrong! I had it set to GMT -5:00 Eastern Time which is my time zone and on the forum it's showing 1 hour earlier. In order to get it to show the correct time on the forum I had to set it to GMT -4:00 Atlantic Time.

scasey 08-18-2019 12:16 PM

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Originally Posted by Crippled (Post 6026545)
You are wrong! I had it set to GMT -5:00 Eastern Time which is my time zone and on the forum it's showing 1 hour earlier. In order to get it to show the correct time on the forum I had to set it to GMT -4:00 Atlantic Time.

Again, what is the Daylight Savings setting set to?

permaroot 08-18-2019 12:17 PM

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Originally Posted by Crippled (Post 6026545)
You are wrong! I had it set to GMT -5:00 Eastern Time which is my time zone and on the forum it's showing 1 hour earlier. In order to get it to show the correct time on the forum I had to set it to GMT -4:00 Atlantic Time.

Mine is set to -5:00 Eastern and it works just fine. You never answered about DST setting......

Crippled 08-18-2019 04:43 PM

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Originally Posted by permaroot (Post 6026531)
Just wondering since dual-booting and using local time on one and UTC on another can cause some foolishness. Just trying to help.

Did you check Daylight Savings settings in the LQ settings?

I never dual boot.

Crippled 08-18-2019 04:45 PM

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Originally Posted by scasey (Post 6026548)
Again, what is the Daylight Savings setting set to?

I have it set to Automatically detect Daylight Savings.

Crippled 08-18-2019 04:46 PM

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Originally Posted by permaroot (Post 6026549)
Mine is set to -5:00 Eastern and it works just fine. You never answered about DST setting......

That's a lie! Blocked for lying!

scasey 08-18-2019 05:41 PM

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Originally Posted by Crippled (Post 6026623)
I have it set to Automatically detect Daylight Savings.

We might then need the site admins to advise how that's done...the automatic part, I mean. I don't see how it could be dependent your client, but maybe it is.

Have you tried setting DST Corrections to "always on" to see if you get the right time? It would help narrow down the issue. Where are you checking the time after you set it in options?

permaroot: What is your DST setting?

I'm in Arizona, so I just turn off the DST altogether and I get the correct time. I just tried automatic and it still displays the correct time.

permaroot 08-18-2019 05:49 PM

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permaroot: What is your DST setting?

DST is automatic

scasey 08-18-2019 05:51 PM

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Originally Posted by permaroot (Post 6026643)
DST is automatic

:scratch: Thanks...;)

Crippled 08-18-2019 05:53 PM

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Originally Posted by scasey (Post 6026641)
We might then need the site admins to advise how that's done...the automatic part, I mean. I don't see how it could be dependent your client, but maybe it is.

Have you tried setting DST Corrections to "always on" to see if you get the right time? It would help narrow down the issue. Where are you checking the time after you set it in options?

permaroot: What is your DST setting?

I'm in Arizona, so I just turn off the DST altogether and I get the correct time. I just tried automatic and it still displays the correct time.

You are on to something. When I switch DST from auto to on and set the correct time zone the time shows correctly. This means that the problem is in the auto DST since it's not working correctly as it's throwing off the time by an hour.


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