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OpenSuSE 11.1 Quick Start Guide
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1.8 Clock and Time Zone

In this dialog, select your region and time zone. Both are preselected according to the selected installation language. To change the preselected values, either use the map or the drop down lists for Region and Time Zone. When using the map, point the cursor at the rough direction of your region and left-click to zoom. Now choose your country or region by left-clicking. Right-click to return to the world map.

Figure 1-4 Clock and Time Zone

To set up the clock, choose whether the Hardware Clock is Set to UTC. If you run another operating system on your machine, such as Microsoft Windows*, it is likely your system uses local time instead. If you only run Linux on your machine, set the hardware clock to UTC and have the switch from standard time to daylight saving time performed automatically.

If a network is already configured, the time is automatically synced via Network Time Protocol (NTP) with the openSUSE time server (opensuse.pool.ntp.org). Click Change to either alter the NTP settings or to Manually set the time. See Section 24.0, Time Synchronization with NTP, (↑ Reference ) for more information on configuring the NTP service. When finished, click Accept to continue the installation.

OpenSuSE 11.1 Quick Start Guide
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