Discovering the XOs local timezone in a bash script

Daniel Drake dsd at
Sun Mar 13 11:56:36 EDT 2011

On 13 March 2011 15:49, Richard A. Smith <richard at> wrote:
> Thanks for clearing that up.  I've checked on build 860 and `date` reports
> the timezone selected via the control panel.  So that gives me what I need.

That only applies when you're in the sugar environment though.
If you're dealing with data generated by powerd, or from a cron script
or something like that, you'll get UTC regardless of what was selected
inside sugar.


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