CentOS in Set time zone

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[email protected] ~]# date-r //view time zone

Mon, May 2014 10:18:46 +0000

[[email protected] ~]# tzselect//Set Change time zone

Please identify a, so, time zone rules can be set correctly.

Please select a continent or ocean.

1) Africa

2) Americas

3) Antarctica

4) Arctic Ocean

5) Asia

6) Atlantic Ocean

7) Australia

8) Europe

9) Indian Ocean

Pacific Ocean

One) None-i want to specify the time zone using the Posix TZ format.

#? 5

Please select a country.

1) Afghanistan Israel ) Palestine

2) Armenia Japan ) Philippines

3) Azerbaijan Jordan PNS) Qatar

4) Bahrain Kazakhstan ) Russia

5) Bangladesh Korea (north) , Saudi Arabia

6) Korea (south) Bhutan) Singapore

7) Brunei Kuwait ) Sri Lanka

8) Cambodia Kyrgyzstan ) Syria

9) Laos ) Taiwan

(Cyprus ) Lebanon ) Tajikistan

(one) East Timor) Macau Thailand

(Georgia ) Malaysia ) Turkmenistan

Hong Kong ) Mongolia Arab Emirates

India ) Myanmar (Burma) Uzbekistan

(Indonesia ) Nepal ) Vietnam

Iran ) Oman Yemen

() Iraq ) Pakistan



Please select one of the following time zone regions.

1) East China-beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai, etc.

2) Heilongjiang (except Mohe), Jilin

3) Central China-sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Shaanxi, Guizhou, etc.

4) Most of Tibet & Xinjiang

5) West Tibet & Xinjiang

#? 1

The following information has been given:


East China-beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai, etc.

Therefore tz= ' Asia/shanghai ' would be used.

Local time is now: Mon 18:19:27 CST 2014.

Universal time is now: Mon 10:19:27 UTC 2014.

is the above information OK?

1) Yes

2) No

#? 1

You can make the permanent to yourself by appending the line

tz= ' Asia/shanghai '; Export TZ

To the file '. Profiles ' in your home directory; Then logs out and logs in again.

Here is the TZ value again, this time

can use The/usr/bin/tzselect command in shell scripts:


[[Email protected] ~]# Date

Mon May 10:19:45 UTC 2014

[[email protected] ~]# cp/usr/share/zoneinfo/asia/shanghai/etc/localtime//Replace system TimeZone file

Cp:overwrite '/etc/localtime '? Y

[Email protected] ~]# ntpdate time.windowscom


[[email protected] ~]# ntpdate time.windows.com//Sync time

May 18:22:09 ntpdate[3400]: Adjust time server offset-0.286027 sec

[[Email protected] ~]# Date

Mon May 18:22:10 CST 2014

References: http://blog.163.com/[email protected]/blog/static/17303755520118423614908/

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