How to Setup Timezone on Debian Squeeze

Run the following command as root or using sudo:

# dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

And then select your timezone from the prompts. After that UTC time and local time will be shown as in the following example:

Current default timezone: 'Asia/Singapore'
Local time is now: Wed Jun 27 04:55:41 SGT 2012.
Universal Time is now: Tue Jun 26 20:55:41 UTC 2012.


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