[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#720417: Bug#720417: xfce4: XFCE doesn't honor TZ-user-variable

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Aug 21 20:05:39 UTC 2013

On mer., 2013-08-21 at 16:55 +0200, Daniel Baur wrote:
> my laptop has it’s global timezone set to UTC (as I do it for every
> computer), but I life in Germany where CE(S)T is correct. For this I have set
> the TZ-variable of my user (dab) to "Europe/Berlin" in my .bashrc. This works
> lovely on the command-line, in Konsole and if I use startx to start xfce from
> the shell. It does howerever not work if I use the grafical login.

Well, that looks pretty normal. .bashrc is for bash shell, which you're
not using here.

>  In this case
> the global timezone (UTC) is used and all programs I start by xfce (with the
> exception of Konsole) use the wrong timezone.
> Because I can not find a setting for the timezone in xfce I think the TZ-
> variable should be honored and used.

Try to put it in .xsessionrc and report back?

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