time zone install ssetting

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 19:45:12 UTC 2008

On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 9:21 PM, Nik N <niknot at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/12/08, Bo Grimes <boslists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> man hwclock
>> Specifically look at the --set option
> That is not the solution to our problem. Hardware clock *is*
> running on UTC, the problem is how to tell Ubuntu that
> it should use UTC+0 timezone. I've noticed that some
> distributions have, in addition to "geographical" time zones,
> also "zones" which are specified as UTC +/- (x). There seems
> to be no way to specify that in Ubuntu, either at the installation
> time, or later.  cf.:
> http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/12542/
> Nik N.

You can do it in Kubuntu, so what would happen if you installed that
with Gnome and set it? Would it then be set in Gnome too or are they

Douglas E Knapp


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