Timezone

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Timezone

To change the timezone on your Freerunner you have to

opkg install tzdata

and then install one of these

tzdata-africa
tzdata-americas
tzdata-antarctica
tzdata-arctic
tzdata-asia 
tzdata-atlantic
tzdata-australia
tzdata-europe
tzdata-misc
tzdata-pacific
tzdata-posix  
tzdata-right   

after that you have to change the TZ="UTC" in your /etc/profile to the timezone you want

for Germany for example is it TZ="Europe/Berlin" for France TZ="Europe/Paris" and so on

after restart of your x-server with

/etc/init.d/xserver-nodm restart

you have the right timezone

A second, less invasive method (unless you like modifying /etc/profile) is to symlink the appropriate timezone config file to /etc/localtime. For example, if you're on the East Coast of the U.S., the following command will link the correct zoneinfo file to your /etc/localtime, giving you the correct time:

ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York /etc/localtime

A x-server restart is still necessary for the window manager to pick up the new timezone.

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Timezone

To change the timezone on your Freerunner you have to

opkg install tzdata

and then install one of these

tzdata-africa
tzdata-americas
tzdata-antarctica
tzdata-arctic
tzdata-asia 
tzdata-atlantic
tzdata-australia
tzdata-europe
tzdata-misc
tzdata-pacific
tzdata-posix  
tzdata-right   

after that you have to change the TZ="UTC" in your /etc/profile to the timezone you want

for Germany for example is it TZ="Europe/Berlin" for France TZ="Europe/Paris" and so on

after restart of your x-server with

/etc/init.d/xserver-nodm restart

you have the right timezone

A second, less invasive method (unless you like modifying /etc/profile) is to symlink the appropriate timezone config file to /etc/localtime. For example, if you're on the East Coast of the U.S., the following command will link the correct zoneinfo file to your /etc/localtime, giving you the correct time:

ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York /etc/localtime

A x-server restart is still necessary for the window manager to pick up the new timezone.