TZSELECT(1) Debian Timezone Configuration TZSELECT(1)NAME
tzselect - view timezones
This manual page explains how you can use the tzselect utility to view the installed timezone. It comes handy when you want to know what
time it is in other countries, or if you just wonder what timezones exist.
tzselect is called without any parameters from the shell. It shows a list of about one dozen geographic areas one can roughly recognize as
continents. After choosing a geographic area by number, a list of countries and cities in this area will be shown.
You can press the Enter key to reprint the list. To choose a timezone, just press the number left to it. If your input is invalid, the
list will be reprinted.
You may press Ctrl-C to interrupt the script at any time.
Note that tzselect will not actually change the timezone for you. Use 'dpkg-reconfigure tzdata' to achieve this.
SEE ALSO hwclock(8)AUTHOR
Copyright 1998 Marcus Brinkmann <email@example.com>
Please see nroff source for legal notice.
Debian 12 June 1998 TZSELECT(1)
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tzselect(1M) System Administration Commands tzselect(1M)NAME
tzselect - select a time zone
The tzselect program asks you a series of questions about the current location and outputs the resulting time zone description to standard
output. The output is suitable as a value for the TZ environment variable.
All user interaction is through standard input and standard error.
The tzselect command has no options.
The following exit values are returned:
0 Timezone information was successfully obtained.
>0 An error occurred.
directory containing timezone data files
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
|Availability |SUNWcsu |
|Stability |Evolving |
SEE ALSO zdump(1M), zic(1M), ctime(3C), attributes(5)SunOS 5.10 6 Sep 2001 tzselect(1M)
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