tzselect - view timezones
This manual page explains how you can use the tzselect
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 Enter
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
You may press Ctrl-C
to interrupt the script at any time.
Note that tzselect
will not actually change the timezone for you. Use
'dpkg-reconfigure tzdata' to achieve this.
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