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mikeb


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PostPosted: Wed 05 Mar 2008, 12:21    Post_subject:  You are entering the timezone  

I was having a problem with changing timezone...the clock would not show the correct time on xfce4 and running anything in wine threw up lots of TZ_INFO errors.

The cure was to revert to the TZ variable using UTC+n format rather than PUP+n.
Whilst changing this I ended up re-doing the timezone-set applet using Xdialog which to me gives a neater layout.

Here's my version If anyone wants to try.
Was written for 2.xx series puppies though may still be useful for later ones.

mike
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PostPosted: Sat 08 Mar 2008, 09:24    Post_subject:  

I tried it
had to do a complete reboot before it worked
but it did the job in Puppy Lassie which was showing the wrong time until I installed your program Smile

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mikeb


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PostPosted: Sat 08 Mar 2008, 11:02    Post_subject:  

Yep needs total reboot to clear/set variables...rebooting X isn't enough.

I just got wine 0.9.56 working which doesn't seem to object to 'PUP' in the TZ file as it happens.

The wizard no longer needs gtkdialog(1) which is being phased out Smile

glad it was helpful

Mike
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PostPosted: Sat 08 Mar 2008, 14:11    Post_subject:  

thx,

replaced /usr/sbin/timezone-set with your version .... reboot
...works perfectly for me.

urban

ps. would you please mark the changes you made in the file, so developers can trace things back ?
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