[Ubuntu-BD] Daylight Savings - Time Zone patch in Ubuntu?

Russell John russell.john at ubuntu.com
Fri Jun 19 19:10:18 BST 2009


Is it already available on *-updates?

2009/6/20 Tarin Mahmood <mrlinux045 at gmail.com>

I just installed tzdata from the repository. it works just fine, So I think
> you only need to install tzdata now
>
> Mahmood
>
>
> On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 12:41 AM, Russell John <russell.john at ubuntu.com
> >wrote:
>
> > I'm using tzdata 2009j from jaunty-proposed, and my computer turned to
> June
> > 20 00:00 from June 19 22:59 automatically.
> >
> > I'll notify the new tzdata file hits the -updates repository.  For now
> > either install tzdata 2009j from -proposed, or set your computer time to
> an
> > hour ahead manually.
> >
> > 2009/6/19 Ammar Karim <ammar.lists at gmail.com>
> >
> > Okay never mind... a bit of googling shows me this (from
> > > http://www.mango.com.bd/bd-dst.php ) :-
> > >
> > > *3.1.2 Ubuntu*
> > >
> > >   - Update tzdata by using apt-get command
> > >
> > >   # apt-get update
> > >   # apt-get install tzdata
> > >
> > >    At the time of writing this article (18-Jun-2009), Ubuntu has not
> yet
> > >   published the required patch in the official update channel. But
> still
> > >   proposed update can be installed from the related proposed update
> > > repository
> > >   (e.g. hardy-proposed, intrepid-proposed, jaunty-proposed) of Ubuntu.
> > > Check
> > >   out your distribution name like below:
> > >
> > >   $ grep DISTRIB_CODENAME /etc/lsb-release
> > >   DISTRIB_CODENAME=hardy
> > >
> > >   And see Testing/Enable
> > > Proposed<https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed>for
> > > documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Now then install
> > >   proposed tzdata package like this:
> > >
> > >   sudo apt-get -t hardy-proposed update
> > >   sudo apt-get -t hardy-proposed install tzdata
> > >
> > >   *3.1.3 Check Timezone*
> > >
> > >   # zdump -v /etc/localtime
> > >
> > >   You should see something like this (minimum):
> > >
> > >   Fri Jun 19 16:59:59 2009 UTC = Fri Jun 19 22:59:59 2009 BDT
> > > isdst=0 gmtoff=21600
> > >   Fri Jun 19 17:00:00 2009 UTC = Sat Jun 20 00:00:00 2009 BDST
> > > isdst=1 gmtoff=25200
> > >
> > >   Related information: Timezone change for
> > > Bangladesh<
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/fedora/+source/tzdata/+bug/383444>
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 5:35 PM, Ammar Karim <ammar.lists at gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hello all,
> > > > MS has released a not-so perfect but workable patch and Time Zone
> > editor
> > > > for its versions of Windows, however what about linux? Rather than
> > having
> > > to
> > > > change the time zone by +1:00 manually and adopting Thailand Time
> Zone,
> > > is
> > > > there any script that would enable "Adjust for Daylight Savings" in
> > > Gnome?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > Ammar
> > > >
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