[PC-BSD Testing] KDE Date & Time - System Settings in 9.0-BETA

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Sep 19 08:14:22 PDT 2011

On 09/15/11 15:16, Nukama Hakisho wrote:
> The system is installed since 9.0-BETA1, updated recently to BETA2.
> Timezone was set to UTC during first install.
> Changing timezone inside "PCBSD Control Panel" / "System Settings" /
> "System Administration" / "Date & Time" results in "Error setting new
> time zone.".
> After running "touch /etc/timezone" (file didn't exist before) the change works.
Thanks, I'll add that file for the next release :)

> Whats the current way of handling timezone changes inside PCBSD?
> - linking /etc/localtime to /usr/share/zoneinfo/${TZ}
> - good ol' tzsetup
Usually I just copy the correct file from zoneinfo to /etc/localtime
here, but there are many ways to do the same thing :)

> Apart from that, changing NTP server via this GUI results in another
> error message:
> "Unable to contact time server: Public Time Server (pool.ntp.org)"
> But it should read: "sed /etc/ntp.conf to your liking" ;)
> Regards,
> Nukama
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Kris Moore
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