[arch-general] How do I should install and configure arch linux

brainworker at lavabit.com brainworker at lavabit.com
Thu Jul 26 17:32:38 EDT 2012

>> 3) instead of LOCALIZATION section I should specify timezone in
>> /etc/timezone and /etc/localtime. And again the same question. Why?
> /etc/timezone is not used by initscripts, don't know what the benefit of
> that one is. What matters is /etc/localtime.

>From https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Beginners%27_Guide/Installation

* Edit the file /etc/timezone. Example:
*   Europe/Minsk
* Read man 5 timezone for more options.
* Symlink /etc/localtime to /usr/share/zoneinfo/Zone/SubZone.
* Replace Zone and Subzone to your liking. Example:
* # ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Athens /etc/localtime

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