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Tag: timezone

Slackware timezone fuckup

by on Aug.07, 2009, under Software

Messing around on one of my machines I checked a timestamp on a file…. and noticed “Huh, didn’t I just touch it?”.
ls told me the file was about 12 hours old. Interesting, since it was just created.

# date
Fri Aug 7 10:08:09 CDT 2009

What the…. CDT ? When did we move? 😉

# ls -la /etc/*time*
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 36 2008-03-14 04:42 /etc/localtime -> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Amsterdam

Well, not recently… that’s for sure. (continue reading…)

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