see also :
add an example, a script, a trick and tips
echo "Timezone must be
set. Please use tzselect and export it in your
date -R > FILE_LIST.TXT
printf "\nFile list for
this directory.\n\n" >> FILE_LIST.TXT
page explains how you can use the tzselect utility to
view the installed timezone. It comes handy when you want to
know what time it is in other countries, or if you just
wonder what timezones exist.
is called without any parameters from the shell. It shows a
list of about one dozen geographic areas one can roughly
recognize as continents. After choosing a geographic area by
number, a list of countries and cities in this area will be
You can press
the Enter key to reprint the list. To choose a
timezone, just press the number left to it. If your input is
invalid, the list will be reprinted.
You may press
Ctrl-C to interrupt the script at any time.
tzselect will not actually change the timezone for
you. Use ’dpkg-reconfigure tzdata’ to achieve
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