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Month: June 2017

Re: Ubuntu 14.04+trinity time zone problem, UCT

From: Nick Leverton <nick@...>
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:07:56 +0000 (UTC)
In article <87poe13x39.fsf@...>,
Uwe Brauer  <trinity-users@...> wrote:
>I have set the tde lock to local time zone (mine is spain) and set the
>clock the corresponding time
>however the time on the terminal is 2 hours earlier
>Date gives
>Sun Jun 18 19:36:19 Europa 2017
>While it is actually 21:36
>      Local time: Sun 2017-06-18 21:37:37 CEST
>  Universal time: Sun 2017-06-18 19:37:37 UTC
>        Timezone: Europe/Madrid (CEST, +0200)
>I have set the TZ variable to Madrid but the system sticks with UTC
>What can I do
>Uwe Brauer 

Can you double check the setting of TZ ?  I think it may be set to
"Europa/Madrid" which is not a known zone so tzlibs assume UTC.

$ TZ=Europe/Madrid date
Sun 25 Jun 22:57:08 CEST 2017
$ TZ=Europa/Madrid date
Sun 25 Jun 20:59:54 Europa 2017

However you shouldn't need to set it as your system time is already
"Europe/Madrid" (note spelling).  To change the overall system timezone
on Debian/Ubuntu, best way is "sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata".

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