TimeZone adjust in Linux


For Redhat/CentOS/Fedora/SL distribution
Type the redhat-config-date command at the command line to start the time and date properties tool, run:
# redhat-config-date
OR type setup and select time zone configuration. This tool is recommended for remote ssh text based sessions.
# setup
Select timezone configuration. Just follow on screen instructions to change the timezone.
If you are using Debian / Ubuntu Linux
To change the timezone for you run the following command as root user:
# dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
Again, just follow on screen instructions.

Set date/time permanently on Virtualbox Guest

First you need to ssh to the server and be root and then do these step by step:

1. Set the date/time as following format

# date -s “2 OCT 2013 18:00:00″

2. Set the proper Timezone for your area-

# cd /etc
# ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/EST localtime

3. Set it to the BIOS for permanent stamp-

# /sbin/hwclock –systohc

On Debian/Ubuntu sytem:

dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

BDST NTP Server: