Time (Clock) changes when I reboot into Windows

David M. Carney carney1979 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 03:13:15 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 06:04 +0330, Behrang Saeedzadeh wrote:
>> I had a similar problem when using Debian testing. Basically, your
>> problem is having two OSs thinking that they have sole control of the
>> time. For example, if like me, you live in the UK, there is that crazy
>> thing known as British Summer time. Because of that, you have to tell
>> your computer that its timezone is in fact not GMT but Europe->London.
>> This is because the time in the UK is only GMT whe summer time is not in
>> place.
>> Your choices are: either turn off time zone automattically changing the
>> system time in one of the two OSs (preferably in windoze...)  or
>> preferably set Ubuntu to London time, not GMT. That should then work.
>> The file that has the information of the timezone is /etc/timezone. You
>> cam edit it (I think) or use dkpg to find out what package owns it and
>> use the right package instead.
>> spizkapa
>Thanks for that. I'll try to see what can I do... Right now I've to
>pack my bags for the airport :-)
>Behrang Saeedzadeh

I had the same problem awhile back.

Here's ANOTHER fix, if you don't really want to remove Windoze ;-)



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