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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter 12The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
13explains how to configure your kernel. 13explains how to configure your kernel.
14</abstract> 14</abstract>
15 15
16<version>5.0</version> 16<version>5.1</version>
17<date>2007-05-07</date> 17<date>2007-05-15</date>
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19<section> 19<section>
20<title>Timezone</title> 20<title>Timezone</title>
21<body> 21<body>
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23<p> 23<p>
24You first need to select your timezone so that your system knows where it is 24You first need to select your timezone so that your system knows where it is
25located. Look for your timezone in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>. You then 25located. Look for your timezone in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>, then copy
26set your timezone in <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>. Please avoid the 26it to <path>/etc/localtime</path>. Please avoid the
27<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/GMT*</path> timezones as their names do not 27<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/GMT*</path> timezones as their names do not
28indicate the expected zones. For instance, <path>GMT-8</path> is in fact GMT+8. 28indicate the expected zones. For instance, <path>GMT-8</path> is in fact
29GMT+8.
29</p> 30</p>
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31<pre caption="Setting the timezone information"> 32<pre caption="Setting the timezone information">
32# <i>ls /usr/share/zoneinfo</i> 33# <i>ls /usr/share/zoneinfo</i>
33<comment>(Suppose you want to use GMT)</comment> 34<comment>(Suppose you want to use GMT)</comment>
34# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i> 35# <i>cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/GMT /etc/localtime</i>
35TIMEZONE="GMT"
36</pre> 36</pre>
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38</body> 38</body>
39</section> 39</section>
40<section> 40<section>

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