[arch-general] time setting problem after installing.

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Thu Jul 7 05:19:47 UTC 2016

ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York >/etc/localtime<enter> 
That's a one time operation and should have been one of your beginning 
installation steps.  I got many of mine from the beginner's guide which 
is longer and more informative.

On Sun, 3 Jul 2016, matthew dyer via arch-general wrote:

> Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2016 16:27:56
> From: matthew dyer via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org>
> To: arch-general at archlinux.org
> Cc: matthew dyer <ilovecountrymusic483 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [arch-general] time setting problem after installing.
> 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


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