Subject: Re: setting time
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/22/1999 15:45:24
Mason Loring Bliss writes:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 1999 at 03:35:43PM -0400, Todd Cohen wrote:
> > dumb question, how do I my system time to EST instead of PDT
> As root:
> ls -l /etc | grep localtime
> cd /etc
> rm localtime
> ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/Eastern localtime

Prolly a waste of bandwidth to say this, but you can just add 'f' to
that, and you don't need to remove the file first.
ln -fs /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/Eastern /etc/localtime

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