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# this will do the trick
sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Chicago /etc/localtime

# also set this in your profile
vi ~/.profile
TZ='America/Chicago'; export TZ

# or you can run
sudo tzselect 
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<table class="highlighttable"><tr><td class="linenos"><div class="linenodiv"><pre><a href="#L-1">1</a> <a href="#L-2">2</a> <a href="#L-3">3</a> <a href="#L-4">4</a> <a href="#L-5">5</a> <a href="#L-6">6</a> <a href="#L-7">7</a> <a href="#L-8">8</a> <a href="#L-9">9</a></pre></div></td><td class="code"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span><span id="L-1"><a name="L-1"></a><span class="c1"># this will do the trick</span> </span><span id="L-2"><a name="L-2"></a>sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Chicago /etc/localtime </span><span id="L-3"><a name="L-3"></a> </span><span id="L-4"><a name="L-4"></a><span class="c1"># also set this in your profile</span> </span><span id="L-5"><a name="L-5"></a>vi ~/.profile </span><span id="L-6"><a name="L-6"></a><span class="nv">TZ</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="s1">&#39;America/Chicago&#39;</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="nb">export</span> TZ </span><span id="L-7"><a name="L-7"></a> </span><span id="L-8"><a name="L-8"></a><span class="c1"># or you can run</span> </span><span id="L-9"><a name="L-9"></a>sudo tzselect </span></pre></div> </td></tr></table>
date, linux, time, timezone