Annotation of wikisrc/tutorials/how_to_set_up_per-user_timezones.mdwn, revision 1.2

1.2     ! schmonz     1: Besides setting up the global system timezone by symlinking `/etc/localtime`
        !             2: to a file in `/usr/share/zoneinfo`, you can also set a timezone that applies
        !             3: only for one user. This is done by setting the environment variable `TZ`.
        !             4: 
        !             5: You can set it in your startup file like this:
        !             6: 
        !             7:     
        !             8:     $ echo 'export TZ=Europe/Amsterdam' >> ~/.profile
        !             9:     
        !            10: 
        !            11: From this shell all subsequent [date] calls will use the
        !            12: `/usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Amsterdam` file for translating the system's UTC
        !            13: time to your local time.
        !            14: 
        !            15: To run a single process with a specific timezone, try something like this:
        !            16: 
        !            17:     
        !            18:     $ env TZ=Canada/Eastern xclock -d -strftime "Toronto: %a, %d %b, %H:%M" &
        !            19:     
        !            20: 
        !            21: This will start an environment with the TZ variable set to Canada/Eastern, and
        !            22: run a digital (-d) xclock with the time formatted as instructed by -strfime,
        !            23: including putting a note about which timezone it belongs to ("Toronto"). This
        !            24: process will detach from the terminal (because of the &), but leave the
        !            25: environment you ran it from with the same timezone it began with. With a setup
        !            26: like this, one can run an xclock (or many xclocks) displaying the localtime of
        !            27: various timezones around the world.
        !            28: 
        !            29: ##  References
        !            30: 
        !            31:   * [environ(7)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?environ+7+NetBSD-current)

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