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Old 04-02-2004, 06:37 PM   #1
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Change system time

On my slack 9.1 installation i get the following error message when right clicking the clock and selecting "adjust date & time"

Failed to locate a program for configuring the date and time. Perhaps none is installed?
I've googled to no avail for a slack/linux specific fix. Any ideas?
Old 04-02-2004, 07:49 PM   #2
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yeah I have the same thing too.

You probally can just change the time in the BIOS and probally. work. I'll give it a shot now. gotta restart anyways.
Old 04-02-2004, 08:20 PM   #3
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As root you can type "date -s 2121" to set the clock to 12:21 pm. man date for more info.

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Old 04-02-2004, 09:32 PM   #4
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ewww man date

You can also try a ntp server.

ntpdate (for instance)

I don't know your location, but here is a site with some US ones in it:
Old 04-02-2004, 09:41 PM   #5
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Here is a guide to setting up syncing your clock with a cron job.
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