How to Change Timezone in FreeBSD

By default, FreeBSD is configured with UTC timezone. In order to localize your timezone, follow the steps below.

  • 1. cd /usr/share/zoneinfo
  • 2. cp Asia/Hong_Kong /etc/localtime

Now the local time zone has been configure, lets get the updated time and date from ntp server.

  • 1. ntpdate 0.asia.pool.ntp.org

One Response to “How to Change Timezone in FreeBSD”

  1. kaeru Says:

    The standard approach for this in Unix and Linux is to do a symlink (ln -s)

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