Set Ubuntu/Debian Timezone

The following is how to setup the timezone for Ubuntu/Debian based systems. Also listed is the common timezone names for the USA.

  • Enter the following into the terminal or SSH session to set the timezone.
    • sudo timedatectl set-timezone America/Chicago
  • These are the more common timezones for the USA.
    • America/Chicago
    • America/Denver
    • America/Detroit
    • America/Fort_Nelson
    • America/Indiana/Indianapolis
    • America/Los_Angeles
    • America/New_York
    • America/North_Dakota/Center

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