How To: Change Timezone in Linux/Unix From
Feb 26, 2010, 03:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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"In a linux/unix system, the time is the number of seconds
elapsed since midnight UTC on the morning of January 1, 1970, not
counting leap seconds.
"There are different ways and procedures to change timezones in
different flavors of linux/unix (which i will explain later in this
HowTo) but universal procedure to do it in all flavors is explained
below: Using /etc/localtime to set timezone:
"This is the file which sets the timezone of your system.
Usually it is the symbolic link to the original file of the
timezone which are all stored in "/usr/share/zoneinfo/".
"To change the timezone with this file follow this