Daylight Savings does not work in Ubuntu 13.10

Asked by Anirban Ghosh on 2014-03-11

I live at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. But as of March 11, 2014 : the computer shows wrong time - 1 hour back. It implies that the clock is not working according to daylight saving rules.

Any help on this issue please? Should a bug be filed for this?

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2014-03-13
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2014-03-13

I suggest you report a bug

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #2

What is the output of the following terminal commands:

uname -a
lsb_release -a
apt-cache policy tzdata

Anirban Ghosh (anirban-ninja) said : #3

I had to change the time manually from the panel as I need the time for working. Here is the output.

anirban@anirban-XPS-8500:~$ uname -a
Linux anirban-XPS-8500 3.11.0-18-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 18 21:11:14 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

anirban@anirban-XPS-8500:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 13.10
Release: 13.10
Codename: saucy

anirban@anirban-XPS-8500:~$ apt-cache policy tzdata
tzdata:
  Installed: 2013g-0ubuntu1
  Candidate: 2013g-0ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 2013g-0ubuntu1 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
anirban@anirban-XPS-8500:~$

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #4

Ok, your packages seem up-to-date.

What is the output of

sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

Anirban Ghosh (anirban-ninja) said : #5

anirban@anirban-XPS-8500:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
[sudo] password for anirban:

Current default time zone: 'America/Chicago'
Local time is now: Thu Mar 13 12:25:47 CDT 2014.
Universal Time is now: Thu Mar 13 17:25:47 UTC 2014.

anirban@anirban-XPS-8500:~$

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