[[email protected] ~]# date
Sat May 10 12:01:05 UTC 2014


[[email protected] ~]# ls -alF /etc/localtime
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root 27 Mar  9  2013 /etc/localtime -> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/UTC


[[email protected] ~]# rm /etc/localtime
rm: remove symbolic link `/etc/localtime'? y



[[email protected] ~]# ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London /etc/localtime


[[email protected] ~]# ls -alF /etc/localtime
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root 33 May 10 13:02 /etc/localtime -> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London


[[email protected] ~]# date
Sat May 10 13:02:38 BST 2014




[[email protected] ~]# ls /usr/share/zoneinfo/
Africa      Asia       CET      Cuba     Egypt   GB       GMT-0      Hongkong  Israel     Libya    Mexico   PRC      Portugal   Turkey  Universal  iso3166.tab  zone.tab
America     Atlantic   CST6CDT  EET      Eire    GB-Eire  GMT0       Iceland   Jamaica    MET      NZ       PST8PDT  ROC        UCT     W-SU       posix
Antarctica  Australia  Canada   EST      Etc     GMT      Greenwich  Indian    Japan      MST      NZ-CHAT  Pacific  ROK        US      WET        posixrules
Arctic      Brazil     Chile    EST5EDT  Europe  GMT+0    HST        Iran      Kwajalein  MST7MDT  Navajo   Poland   Singapore  UTC     Zulu       right



[[email protected] ~]# ls /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/
Amsterdam  Belgrade    Bucharest  Copenhagen  Helsinki     Kaliningrad  London      Mariehamn  Nicosia    Prague  San_Marino  Sofia      Tiraspol  Vienna     Zagreb
Andorra    Berlin      Budapest   Dublin      Isle_of_Man  Kiev         Luxembourg  Minsk      Oslo       Riga    Sarajevo    Stockholm  Uzhgorod  Vilnius    Zaporozhye
Athens     Bratislava  Busingen   Gibraltar   Istanbul     Lisbon       Madrid      Monaco     Paris      Rome    Simferopol  Tallinn    Vaduz     Volgograd  Zurich
Belfast    Brussels    Chisinau   Guernsey    Jersey       Ljubljana    Malta       Moscow     Podgorica  Samara  Skopje      Tirane     Vatican   Warsaw



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