GUI for setting timezone

Andreas Müller schnitzeltony at
Tue Jun 12 11:58:51 CEST 2018

On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 11:46 AM, Igor Zakharov <f2404 at> wrote:
> 12.06.2018, 03:17, "Lars Behrens" <lars.behrens at>:
>> So IMO the fastest way to set the timezone is to change the symlink
>> (as root).
>> ln -sf /usr/share/[YourZone]/[YourCity] /etc/localtime
> Another option is using systemd's timedatectl:
> timedatectl set-timezone US/Eastern
FWIW: I sent a patch series ages ago [1] but that was rejected with
something like 'nobody needs such thing'. Since then I use it more or
less daily and maintain it for Openembedded/Yocto builds [2], I won't
work for 4.13 / GTK3 but once I have some cycles left I will port.




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