[arch-general] time setting problem after installing.

matthew dyer ilovecountrymusic483 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 22:24:11 UTC 2016


The date is set fine it is just the time that is off..


On 07/03/16 20:56, Kenneth B. Jensen via arch-general wrote:
> On 07/03/2016 03:50 PM, matthew dyer via arch-general wrote:
>> Kennoth, I am on a mac using easteron.  I am the us ohio. NewYork
>> would be the closest time zone .  I think it is a matter of changing
>> it to use america/new_York if that makes sence.
>> Matthew
>> On 07/03/16 22:39, Kenneth B. Jensen via arch-general wrote:
>>> On 07/03/2016 03:27 PM, matthew dyer via arch-general wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> I just installed arch into a vertual machine dfor now as I do not have
>>>> a bare boons system to install to at the moment.  Any way  I have a
>>>> problem whare  my system thinks I am in lundon uk and not in the us.
>>>> I have tried running NTPD-QG but I am told that the command not
>>>> found.  I want the clock to show the correct local time and not have
>>>> it showing  4 hours ahead of it self.  Any ideas on how to fix this.
>>>> I want to show it in .profile, but it just creates a new file instead
>>>> of using the exhisting file.  How can I change my time to the corect
>>>> local time?  Thanks.
>>>> Matthew
>>> Hi Matthew,
>>>       Did you set the timezone correctly? If so, is your virtual machine
>>> using your machine's time as UTC? If it is, then make sure that you set
>>> your timezone as UTC.
> There are named timezones in the /usr/share/zoneinfo/US directory; try
> ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/Eastern /etc/localtime then check the date.
> If this does not work, try replacing US/Eastern with UTC.

Sent from my Arch Linux VM

More information about the arch-general mailing list