pgaltieri at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 00:09:35 UTC 2011
On 01/03/11 19:43, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2011/01/03 18:33 (GMT-0500) Paolo Galtieri composed:
>> On 01/03/11 18:55, Felix Miata wrote:
>>> Is there another cmdline date configuration tool? system-config-date seems to
>>> require X (depends on gnome-python2-canvas; RuntimeError: could not open
>>> display), which ATM will not start on my system, while each boot corrupts the
>>> time in the amount of the TZ offset.
>> you can use the date command.
> As it stands now I must do that every boot, which is what I don't want to
> keep needing to do.
> set date != config date
>> Usage: date [OPTION]... [+FORMAT]
>> or: date [-u|--utc|--universal] [MMDDhhmm[[CC]YY][.ss]]
>> Display the current time in the given FORMAT, or set the system date.
> What cmdline (not GUI) tool is used to config(ure) ntpd (aka "config date")?
you can run
chkconfig ntpd on
This configures ntpd to run as a service.
service ntpd start
to start it. When you reboot the system ntpd will run and as long as
you have internet connectivity your date will be set. You can run
tzselect to set timezone info.
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