Section: Debian Timezone Configuration (1)
Updated: 12 June 1998Index
Return to Main Contents
tzselect - view timezones
This manual page explains how you can use the
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.
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
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
to interrupt the script at any time.
will not actually change the timezone for you. Use 'dpkg-reconfigure tzdata' to achieve this.
Copyright 1998 Marcus Brinkmann <firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see nroff source for legal notice.
- SEE ALSO