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Linux Time – How to Set the Time and Date using Command Date!

I just noticed that my web server’s time was ahead by 10 hours for some reasons.  If you run linux dedicated servers, you will want to know how to do this.  I know there’s many ways to do it but this is the simplest/fastest method.

Here’s a really simple way to set time and date on any linux/unix system:

date – Would list the date and time of the server. Below is an example of the output.

Thu Feb 8 16:47:32 MST 2001

date -s “11/20/2003 12:48:00” – Set the date to the date and time shown.

date ‘+DATE: %m/%d/

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Japanese Pet Clock counts time in dog years!

Here’s a brilliant pet clock from Japan.  It’s a clock customized for your dog or cat as time accelerated 7 times so you get a real “dog” (cat) years for keeping track of how old your pet is. (in his/her terms)

Thankfully though, this Pet Care Clock from Sega Toys is designed to do the difficult math for you. It’s your standard LCD desk clock that shows the time and date, but once you enter your pet’s birth date and specify their approximate size, the clock will also show you their supposed age. (Calculated with a varie

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Diesel Scrolling LED Watch!

Yey, it looks like more watch manufacturers are picking up on LED watches.  Does that say, 4:20???

Buy it for $170 over here.

Each watch tells time using a scrolling red LED dot-matrix display which floats behind a curvy, shiny electroplated exterior. In addition to showing the time and date, you can program the display to display a custom message of up to 20 characters.

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