Set date and Time Drop for GMT-03:00 Brasilia

Posted July 22, 2014 7.9k views


I would like to set the date and time of my drop gmt-03: 00 Brasilia is possible?



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You can update your droplet’s timezone by running the following command:

sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Sao_Paulo /etc/localtime
  • Thank you,
    I have been looking for this answer

  • Hi, i tried this but did not make a change.

    I have a VPS in San Francisco (SF1), and it showed originally EST time:

    Thu Feb 26 01:08:06 EST 2015

    So I made this change:

    $ export TZ=PST
    $ date
    Thu Feb 26 06:28:48 PST 2015

    Now it shows PST, but is still off by 8 hours (it is now Thu Feb 25 22:28:48 PST 2015 - on West Coast USA).

    I have tried both these:

    sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles /etc/localtime
    sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/PST /etc/localtime

    and they did not change a thing.

    How do I get the REAL PST time?

  • i logged out, and then logged back in about 9 hours later, and the time is correct now:

    $: date
    Thu Feb 26 07:05:59 PST 2015

Hi, Kamal Nasser,

It´s Work
Tks for help.