Desktop date/time problem...

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MrWobbly
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Desktop date/time problem...

Post by MrWobbly »

Dear Folks:

I just installed Tricia 19.3. My problem is in setting the date/time display. When I open the "change" window, I can set the time zone and the
date and time information reflects correctly, but when I close the "change" window, the display is a day ahead and the time appears to be UTC. Even a
reboot does not clear up the problem. Please advise.

My credentials: Male, 80 years old, Computer programmer/analyst since 1967, used PCs since 1986, Familiar with DOS, Windows, and Linux Red Hat,
Cinnamon versions to Tricia 19.3. Just finished a few happy years on Sylvia 18.3. Live in Amarillo, Texas.
gittiest personITW
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Re: Desktop date/time problem...

Post by gittiest personITW »

Hi,
Can you go to Terminal and type the following and see if it is what you'd expect:

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bc1x
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Re: Desktop date/time problem...

Post by bc1x »

Menu->Administration->Time & Date.

1. Click "Unlock" & authenticate.
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2. Choose timezone for your location in the drop down menu. If Amarillo is in Central Time, try America/Chicago.
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3. Click "Lock".

Or via terminal.
pbear
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Re: Desktop date/time problem...

Post by pbear »

MrWobbly wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 1:46 am
Please advise.
In addition to running git's suggested command, please post a screenshot of what you see when you open Date & Time. Alt-PrtSc will take a snapshot of the active window. Save to Desktop. Upload as an attachment (see tab, below the text entry window). Be sure to click place inline. Once successfully uploaded, the screenshot can be deleted from Desktop if you have no interest in retaining.
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