Time will not set?

I chose the right location, is there a synce button? Wondering if it is a bug, Solus did this until I update,d but this is updated, so???

To set the local time of the system clock directly:

timedatectl set-time "yyyy-MM-dd hh:mm:ss"

For example:

timedatectl set-time "2014-05-26 11:13:54"

sets the time to May 26th, year 2014, 11:13 and 54 seconds.

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Hi @Edward78,

Please post the output of:

timedatectl timesync-status
Whoops, not this


sudo locale

Also, see [HowTo] Provide System Information

I set it directly, but I did before, hope it stays. Is there a way to syce it daily?

Failed to query server: Unit dbus-org.freedesktop.timesync1.service not found.

Do you use the MATE Time & Date manager? I set it to NTP sync and had no issues with this.

Yes, indeed there is. Using:

timedatectl list-timezones

To list timezones. Then:

timedatectl set-timezone <timezone>

Where <timezone> is the timezone identified in the previous step.

Then, do:

timedatectl set-ntp 

To set it to a NTP server.

Then enable, and start the sync service:

sudo systemctl enable --now systemd-timesyncd.service

Then restart.

And that, I hope, is as easy as that!

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I set the timezone in GUI, so the last two comands should be enough right?

Theoretically, yes.

If your timezone is good, it should be fine. Check with:

timedatectl status


$ timedatectl status

Local time: Wed 2022-01-05 16:15:49 SAST
Universal time: Wed 2022-01-05 14:15:49 UTC
RTC time: Wed 2022-01-05 14:15:49
Time zone: Africa/Johannesburg (SAST, +0200)
System clock synchronized: yes
NTP service: active
RTC in local TZ: no

It is good.

Got Too few arguments. when I ```
timedatectl set-ntp

Then you should be fine doing only the rest.

Ok, sorry for all this I have beem posting in support, mate.

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No, it’s fine… I understand.

As long as you learn something!

See my instructions:

timedatectl set-ntp true
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Ok, just changed it to the right time again & did that comand, hope it stays like it should.

One thing is forgoted :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

sudo systemctl enable ntpd


Don’t do that if you are running systemd-timesyncd