I am on Debian bullseye, and I use GNU Icecat as my main browser.
It is my favorite browser, but it irks me that its time zone is always UTC, though I am in a different one. I see this because some websites detect my browser's time zone and compare it with the account time zone.
I tried running it while passing an environment variable:
I ran the following in the JS Console:
The offset returned by IceCat is always 0. Firefox returns it as per the time zone, but I am not sure how - it doesn't seem to obey the TZ variable either.
Is this a bug with Icecat itself? A privacy-preservation measure? A configuration error?
The Debian package? I don't think it's the Debian package, because it was not installed via APT.
In any case, I would like to have the proper time zone returned. How do I fix it?
In case it's relevant, my build version is