tzselect(8) — Linux manual page

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | EXIT STATUS | ENVIRONMENT | FILES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

TZSELECT(8)            Linux System Administration           TZSELECT(8)

NAME         top

       tzselect - select a timezone

SYNOPSIS         top

       tzselect

DESCRIPTION         top

       The tzselect program asks the user for information about the
       current location, and outputs the resulting timezone description
       to standard output.  The output is suitable as a value for the TZ
       environment variable.

       All interaction with the user is done via standard input and
       standard error.

EXIT STATUS         top

       The exit status is zero if a timezone was successfully obtained
       from the user, and is nonzero otherwise.

ENVIRONMENT         top

       AWK    Name of a POSIX-compliant awk program (default: awk).

       TZDIR  Name of the directory containing timezone data files
              (default: /usr/share/zoneinfo).

FILES         top

       TZDIR/iso3166.tab
              Table of ISO 3166 2-letter country codes and country
              names.

       TZDIR/zone.tab
              Table of country codes, latitude and longitude, TZ values,
              and descriptive comments.

       TZDIR/TZ
              Timezone data file for timezone TZ.

SEE ALSO         top

       tzfile(5), zdump(8), zic(8)

COLOPHON         top

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                               2021-03-22                    TZSELECT(8)

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