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#1 2012-10-10 22:43:44

kshion619
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Registered: 2012-10-10
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Cannot Change Timezone/Time at All under GNOME Desktop

Just as the title says, im having trouble changing the timezone in gnome, when i go to date & time settings, it doesnt let you do anything and the unlock button in the top right corner fails to ask for a password, rather it doesnt do anything. If you need any info to complete this task, ill be more than happy to shed light where it needs to be shed

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#2 2012-10-10 22:45:53

karol
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Registered: 2009-05-06
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Re: Cannot Change Timezone/Time at All under GNOME Desktop

I have no idea about Gnome, but why do you need Gnome to change it anyway?
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Timezone#Time_Zone

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#3 2012-10-10 22:49:40

kshion619
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Registered: 2012-10-10
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Re: Cannot Change Timezone/Time at All under GNOME Desktop

Just set it to America/New_York and gnome put it in london, the system time is correct so its only gnome doing it.

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#4 2012-10-11 14:50:18

fs4000
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Registered: 2007-10-15
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Re: Cannot Change Timezone/Time at All under GNOME Desktop

Try this:

echo America/New_York > /etc/timezone

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#5 2012-10-11 15:01:30

Pres
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Registered: 2011-09-12
Posts: 423

Re: Cannot Change Timezone/Time at All under GNOME Desktop

Please search before posting. You need systemd:
https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=140862

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#6 2012-10-11 21:12:37

kshion619
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Registered: 2012-10-10
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Re: Cannot Change Timezone/Time at All under GNOME Desktop

@Pres
That Thread Is for GRUB users and uses GRUB to fix it, i am using syslinux and i actually do have systemd, i needed it for other things like virtualbox

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