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echo 'Etc/UTC' | tee /etc/timezone; dpkg-reconfigure --frontend noninteractive tzdata
2013-04-22 06:14:55
User: donatello
Functions: echo tee
0

Replace the first part of the command above with the appropriate timezone string. Eg: 'Europe/London' or for UTC - 'Etc/UTC'. The appropriate string can be found from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tz_database_time_zones

This is useful when your server is installed by a data centre (managed hardware, VPS, etc) and the timezone is not usually set to the one your prefer.

date +%:z
tzwatch
2009-08-08 01:26:08
User: terry2wa
4

On Ubuntu, if tzwatch is installed, then you can call up in terminal the output for every time zone configured in gWorldClock.

tzwatch
2009-08-08 01:25:50
User: terry2wa
0

On Ubuntu, if tzwatch is installed, then you can call up in terminal the output for every time zone configured in gWorldClock.

let utime=$offsetutc*3600+$(date --utc +%s)+3600; date --utc --date=@${utime}
2009-08-07 23:12:14
User: flokra
Functions: date
0

prints out the time for the timezone specified in $offsetutc. So you have less to think about things like: "I'm in utc+4 and my friend in utc-7, can I call him now or will I wake him?"

Note: $offsetutc should be an integer between -12 and 12.