Setting time zones (was: How to get out of Africa?)

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Mon Oct 20 16:30:20 PDT 2003

On Tuesday, 21 October 2003 at 18:24:51 +0000, Wayne M Barnes wrote:
> Dear FreeBSD,
>    During installation, I accidentally hit Africa for my timezone.
>    I have looked all over the documentation, and I cannot find
> out to reset my time zone.
>    Does anybody else know?  I installed 5.1 from the CD.

Find the appropriate time zone file in the hierarchy
/usr/share/zoneinfo and copy it to /etc/localtime.

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