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Changing TZ on RH Linux

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I have a Redhat Linux 4 system running nicely, but I would like to change the default time zone to GMT-5, so that programs like UUCP, Sendmail and pine date stamp the messages correctly. How do I do this?

Thanks in advance,
Nicholas Waltham
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ahoffmann earned 40 total points
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check for a  TZ=  definition in the rc-scripts in /etc/rc.d,
usually in  /etc/rc.d/rc.local
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Thanks for your answer, also I had to install files under the directory /usr/share/zoneinfo to make it all work properly.
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