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Configure the time zone (TZ) on Linux systems

Having the right time zone on Linux systems helps with troubleshooting. Learn how to see and configure the right time zone on most Linux distributions.

Summary of Configure the time zone (TZ) on Linux systems

Having the right time set on a Linux system is important for data synchronization, forensics, and troubleshooting. Next step is to configure the correct time zone. This article will help you: See the current time configuration Learn how to configure the time zone Time zone information We will have a look on how to check and configure the time zone on Linux systems. Show current time zone Most new Linux distributions use systemd now.

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Tlsdate: The Secure Alternative for ntpd, ntpdate and rdate

Normal NTP can be difficult to set-up, especially for desktop systems which don't need a very accurate time. The tool tlsdate might be a great alternative.

Summary of tlsdate: The Secure Alternative for ntpd, ntpdate and rdate

The Secure Alternative for ntpd, ntpdate and rdate The common protocol to synchronize the time, is named Network Time Protocol, or NTP. While this protocol works great for synchronizing systems to one or more multiple time sources, it is not always easy to set-up. One alternative is using tlsdate, a secure replacement to keep your systems in sync. About the Project The software is written in 2012 by Jacob Appelbaum and can be found at GitHub: tlsdate.

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