Difference between revisions of "Setting the timezone"

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(Please note: Only for NON uclibc installs)
(Please note: Only for NON uclibc installs)
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  apk add tzdata
 
  apk add tzdata
 
  ls /usr/share/zoneinfo
 
  ls /usr/share/zoneinfo
(Suppose you want to use Brussels)
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Suppose you want to use Brussels
(First copy the proper zone to localtime)
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First copy the proper zone to localtime
 
  cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels /etc/localtime
 
  cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels /etc/localtime
(Now specify your timezone)
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Now specify your timezone
 
  echo "Europe/Brussels" >  /etc/timezone
 
  echo "Europe/Brussels" >  /etc/timezone
 
  date
 
  date
Wed Mar  8 00:46:05 CET 2006
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Result: Wed Mar  8 00:46:05 CET 2006

Revision as of 23:19, 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

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