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TZSELECT(1) Debian Timezone Configuration TZSELECT(1)

NAME

tzselect – view timezones

SYNOPSIS

tzselect

DESCRIPTION

This manual page explains how you can use the tzselect utility to view
the installed timezone. It comes handy when you want to know what time
it is in other countries, or if you just wonder what timezones exist.

tzselect is called without any parameters from the shell. It shows a
list of about one dozen geographic areas one can roughly recognize as
continents. After choosing a geographic area by number, a list of coun‐
tries and cities in this area will be shown.

You can press the Enter key to reprint the list. To choose a timezone,
just press the number left to it. If your input is invalid, the list
will be reprinted.

You may press Ctrl-C to interrupt the script at any time.

Note that tzselect will not actually change the timezone for you. Use
‘dpkg-reconfigure tzdata’ to achieve this.

FILES
/usr/share/zoneinfo/

SEE ALSO

hwclock(8)

AUTHOR

Copyright 1998 Marcus Brinkmann

Please see nroff source for legal notice.

Debian 12 June 1998 TZSELECT(1)

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