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==Please note: Only for NON uclibc installs==
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Timezone setting is now handled by [[Setup-alpine#setup-timezone]]
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{{Note|Only for NON uclibc installs!!!}}
  
 
glibc based installs use different timezone setup.
 
glibc based installs use different timezone setup.
  
# ls /usr/share/zoneinfo
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apk add tzdata
(Suppose you want to use Brussels)
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ls /usr/share/zoneinfo
(First copy the proper zone to localtime)
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Suppose you want to use Brussels
# cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels /etc/localtime
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First copy the proper zone to localtime
(Now specify your timezone)
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cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels /etc/localtime
# nano -w /etc/timezone
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Now specify your timezone
Europe/Brussels
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echo "Europe/Brussels" >  /etc/timezone
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date
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Result: Wed Mar  8 00:46:05 CET 2006
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You can now remove the other timezones
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apk del tzdata
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# date
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[[Category:System Administration]]
Wed Mar  8 00:46:05 CET 2006
 

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Timezone setting is now handled by Setup-alpine#setup-timezone


Note: Only for NON uclibc installs!!!

glibc based installs use different timezone setup.

apk add tzdata
ls /usr/share/zoneinfo

Suppose you want to use Brussels First copy the proper zone to localtime

cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels /etc/localtime

Now specify your timezone

echo "Europe/Brussels" >  /etc/timezone
date

Result: Wed Mar 8 00:46:05 CET 2006

You can now remove the other timezones

apk del tzdata