How to Change Timezone on Ubuntu

ChrisM

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How to Change Timezone on Ubuntu

 

When you get a new VPS server based off Ubuntu, it
 
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drmike

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Same info on this applies to default Debian installs on OpenVZ.

It's one of the first 5 steps I do in my setups.
 

MannDude

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Same info on this applies to default Debian installs on OpenVZ.

It's one of the first 5 steps I do in my setups.
I've honestly never really worried about the timezones all that much but in hindsight error logs would make much more sense if it was in my local time. :D
 

drmike

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echo "Australia/Adelaide" | sudo tee /etc/timezone

(/etc/timezone is where the setting is stored)

Then:

dpkg-reconfigure --frontend noninteractive tzdata
 
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