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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 should create a symlink named /etc/localtime which points to the appropriate file in /usr/share/zoneinfo. 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

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

Alternatively, you can take the more invasive approach and change the TZ="UTC" in your /etc/profile to the timezone you want.

Once the timezone is set, restart of your x-server with

/etc/init.d/xserver-nodm restart

you should now have the right timezone.

See also Date for setting the date and time.

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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 should create a symlink named /etc/localtime which points to the appropriate file in /usr/share/zoneinfo. 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

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

Alternatively, you can take the more invasive approach and change the TZ="UTC" in your /etc/profile to the timezone you want.

Once the timezone is set, restart of your x-server with

/etc/init.d/xserver-nodm restart

you should now have the right timezone.

See also Date for setting the date and time.