Ubuntu Server Change and overview timezone #118


In this tutorial you will learn how to change the timezone on Ubuntu Server. This is also an overview timezone tutorial that will explain what a timezone is, from where can you download the tz database, how to see the time zones in it and also how the time zones are represented inside of the Ubuntu Server.

Code used during this tutorial:

Useful links:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/3375/how-to-change-time-zone-settings-from-the-command-line
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tzdata
http://www.christopherirish.com/2012/03/21/how-to-set-the-timezone-on-ubuntu-server/
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8671308/non-interactive-method-for-dpkg-reconfigure
http://askubuntu.com/questions/103643/cannot-echo-hello-x-txt-even-with-sudo
http://tecadmin.net/change-timezone-on-linux/
http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2010/09/change-timezone-in-linux/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_zone
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tz_database
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tz_database_time_zones
ftp://ftp.iana.org/tz/releases/tzdata2015g.tar.gz