Set time to synchronize with an ntp server:
timedatectl set-ntp true
This info stays in
Local time is kept in /etc/localtime.
According to Dave’s LPIC guide, you can set the local time by making asymboling link from your timezone to /etc/localtime, as so:
sudo ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Belgrade /etc/localtime
…however this produced the wrong time for me. Further, /etc/localtime produces an output with cat, while the zoneinfo files do not.
See local time, language and character settings with:
List available locales with:
To see additional locales which are available (but not necessarily installed):
Set a supported locale with:
Then set that language, with:
… then reboot.
Network Time Protocol
Glimpse an overview with:
Usually this is run as a service, so just start that service.