$ dateOr checking the timezone file with:
Mon Sep 3 18:03:04 WEST 2012
$ cat /etc/timezoneSo to change it just run
$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdataAlso be sure to restart cron as it won’t pick up the timezone change and will still be running on UTC.
And follow on screen instructions. Easy.
$ /etc/init.d/cron stopyou might also want to install ntp to keep the correct time:
$ /etc/init.d/cron start
aptitude install ntp