BST instead of GMT

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Mon Apr 10 01:47:12 UTC 2006

On Friday,  7 April 2006 at 11:34:29 +0100, Philip Radford wrote:
> On  Friday, April 07, 2006 12:52 AM, "Greg 'groggy' Lehey" wrote:
>> [text omitted]
> Thanks for your comments. Both /etc/localtime and
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London are the same.
> I have since created /etc/localtime as a symbolic link to
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London but still only shows GMT when I enter
> date.

Yes, that won't make any difference.

> The only thing I haven't mentioned to date is that I use bash as my
> shell if that is an issue.

No, I use bash too.

> Also there was a lot of talk while researching on google about a TZ
> environment variable. Should I have this set as I do not have one at
> the moment.

You shouldn't set one.  But what happens with these commands?

  $ date
  $ TZ=Europe/London date

It could be that your clock is just set incorrectly.

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