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
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Debian 12 June 1998 TZSELECT(1)
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TZSELECT(8) Linux System Administration TZSELECT(8)NAME
tzselect - select a timezone
The tzselect program asks the user for information about the current location, and outputs the resulting timezone description to standard
output. The output is suitable as a value for the TZ environment variable.
All interaction with the user is done via standard input and standard error.
The exit status is zero if a timezone was successfully obtained from the user, nonzero otherwise.
AWK Name of a Posix-compliant awk program (default: awk).
TZDIR Name of the directory containing timezone data files (default: /usr/share/zoneinfo).
Table of ISO 3166 2-letter country codes and country names.
Table of country codes, latitude and longitude, TZ values, and descriptive comments.
Time zone data file for timezone TZ.
SEE ALSO tzfile(5), zdump(8), zic(8)COLOPHON
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