set clock preferences

Asked by Chris Marsh on 2010-08-15

I've tried several times to save my clock, location and weather preferences. I've even tried "Set System Time." The location preferences work fine, but time and weather preferences reset themselves every time I turn off or restart by laptop. How do I permanently save my time and weather preferences?

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Greg Beam (ki7mt) said : #1

Chris,

First I'd try setting you tzdata, then test it.

dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

Set what you need too, then reboot the box and see if it sticks.

Then to keep things in check run a daily cron:

sudo touch /etc/cron.daily/ntpdate

With your favorite editor, edit /etc/cron.daily/ntpdate

and add the following line:

ntpdate ntp.ubuntu.com

Save & Exit.

Make sure that you make this new file executable:

sudo chmod 755 /etc/cron.daily/ntpdate

That should set your TZ correctly and things daily.

The us know if this doesn't' Solve the problem.

KE1HA

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