Configure different timezones on a per user basis

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  • 12-Apr-2007
  • 30-Apr-2012


SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8


You want to set up different timezones for individual users on your system.


The timezone setting is controlled by the the TZ environment variable. Use the tzselect command to identify the appropriate value for the TZ environment variable and the instructions it provides to change TZ permanently.

The date command can be used to display the current date and time according to the current timezone setting.