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Old 01-09-2004
need help setting time!

I am trying to change the time on a Sun Solaris System, but I am having some difficulties. I thought by accessing the clock icon in the CDE would allow me to change the time. Also when I clicked the help icon I still could not fine any information.
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Old 01-09-2004
To set the date/time, the best method is to use the date command.

Please read the date manpage for details.
 

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