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How can I force PHP to use the Local Time of Ubuntu server, and Not UTC?

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How can I force PHP to use the Local Time of Ubuntu server, and Not UTC?
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Please see this article about handling DATETIME:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/PHP/A_201-Handling-date-and-time-in-PHP-and-MySQL.html

In particular, you might find Practical Application Number 8 to be responsive to your question.

And you can use this built-in PHP function
http://php.net/manual/en/function.date-default-timezone-set.php

HTH, ~Ray
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