Difference between revisions of "Setting the timezone"

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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
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ls /usr/share/zoneinfo
 
(Suppose you want to use Brussels)
 
(Suppose you want to use Brussels)
 
(First copy the proper zone to localtime)
 
(First copy the proper zone to localtime)
# cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels /etc/localtime
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cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels /etc/localtime
 
(Now specify your timezone)
 
(Now specify your timezone)
# nano -w /etc/timezone
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echo "Europe/Brussels" >  /etc/timezone
Europe/Brussels
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date
 
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Wed Mar  8 00:46:05 CET 2006
# date
 
Wed Mar  8 00:46:05 CET 2006
 

Revision as of 23:18, 11 January 2013

Please 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
Wed Mar  8 00:46:05 CET 2006