Time in KDE 2 hours ahead [Solved]

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Time in KDE 2 hours ahead [Solved]

Postby kage » Sun Aug 18, 2013 14:44


Installed 13.08 KDE.
I live in holland, so I choose Amsterdam. Also tried to set the time to automatic syncing. For this session it is able to display the right time but when restarting it is back to 2 hours ahead.

How can i fix this?

Last edited by kage on Wed Aug 21, 2013 16:47, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Time in KDE 2 hours ahead

Postby dunsurfin » Sun Aug 18, 2013 15:01

This may not be correct but it works for me;
Change the time in system settings as root
In a terminal;
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kdesu systemsettings

Change the time, apply it and exit.
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Re: Time in KDE 2 hours ahead

Postby linuxfluesterer » Sun Aug 18, 2013 15:36

Is your system time (BIOS) set to UTC or local (MEST) time?
I assume, your (system) time is set as UTC time (time zone).
Then you'll need to set it to 'Amsterdam' in time settings dialog.
In KDE there is the time shown right down in task bar. With right-click you can open 'Date and time' and in the tab 'time zone' you can select 'Amsterdam'. Choose it, then deselect UTC time,
confirm with root password, just wait a moment, and you'll see, time will change.
Because I had some trouble also, I deselect 'automatic sync'. Not sure, it will work exact now, if activated again...

Hope to help you.

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Re: Time in KDE 2 hours ahead

Postby kage » Wed Aug 21, 2013 16:47

Thnx guys,

you pointed me in the right direction. Should have left time to UTC

Everything is right on time!
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