These microcomputers like a desktop and laptop PC have a Date and Time, so it is important to have the correct time zone.
It is possible that on some occasion you want see the time of your Raspberry Pi and it is not correct, which can cause some applications save information in the wrong time and date.
Normally when this happens it is because it is necessary set the board time zone. This is how here we are going to show you how to configure it correctly.
How does the time zone affect the operation of my Raspberry Pi?
Although it may seem like a detail that does not have much importance, the truth of everything is that the time zone it can directly influence the operation of your device. This is how it can cause Internet connection problems, on many occasions when trying to navigate it usually appears that no connection, this occurs when the time or date of your microcomputer are wrong. Also this will cause many applications apply changes in incorrect times and dates to the current ones.
So you can save a document that will appear to you with these data completely different from the true ones. Likewise can affect the operation of the operating system itself, so it may cause some tasks to fail. In this way, you can correctly configure the time zone of your Raspberry Pi it will help you to get a very good performance of it. In addition, it is a very simple and easy process to carry out, so it will only take a few minutes to correct it.
Learn step by step how to set the time zone of your Raspberry Pi mini computer easily and quickly
Mostly the problems of the wrong date and time in microcomputers or computers are due to a lack of configuration. Therefore, to be able to solve this you must make a correct configuration of it. For this, it will be necessary that you follow each of the steps that we will indicate below. The first thing you have to do in this case is enter the configuration package.
To do this, you need to enter the following commands:
#Configurar zona horaria sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
- Later it will be displayed system settings for time zone and location, where you will have to select the geographical area in which you are at that moment.
- Then you will be asked to select the country where you are or where you want it to be established the time zone so that multiple values can be configured.
- After this there will already be changed the time zone on your Raspberry Pi in a very simple way, in this case you just have to look again the time and date and make sure everything is correct. Keep in mind to select the correct country so that you do not have problems. In the event that your country has different time zones, then you will have to select the city where you reside.
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