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I'm using fluxbox on Arch, and the time is displayed incorrectly in the panel. The time works in XFCE, so I'm not sure why it isn't working in fluxbox.

Is there a way to set the time in fluxbox from the internet?

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Is 'date' on a terminal showing right time? Did you set 'TZ' variable on your environment? you could check it with: 'env | grep TZ'. –  tripledes Sep 1 '12 at 21:30
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If your system has a connection to the internet, use NTP to set up the time. For arch Linux, you can find the instructions here.

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Figured it out with

# hwclock --set --date="YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss"
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