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set time zone ( as root )( see also date and set date / time )
this command as shown sets the time zone to the Yukon in Canada.It works on Red Hat kernel version 2.4.18-14 and may work on others. You can find the various time zones listed in the directory /usr/share/zoneinfo. When you type this command as root, be careful and be sure you have the correct path for the zone you want; look carefully at the above listed diretory before you type the command.
[ timeconfig Canada/Yukon]
Just typing
[ timeconfig ]
as root opens up a dialog box that may be more convienent for some users. The binary /usr/sbin/zic is used to compile the timezone information.

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