[clug-talk] Setting Time Programatically without being root

Adil Kodian akodian at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 15:22:45 PST 2004


On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 15:52:16 -0700, Evan Brown <evan at totaltrucking.com> wrote:
> Hi
> 
> Is there a way to change the time on the system from a C program without
> being logged in as root?
> 
> Evan Brown
> 

umm... no - because changing system parameters like time is a root
process. However, the user can probably change timezones in the X
window environment without affecting system clock.

if you want to custom design your linux box - of course you can do it
in a c program -  its open source :-)



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