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If you type this in your freebsd console :


you will get something like this

Wed April  9 23:33:19 EEST 2015

That means you have to set your time .


date yymmddhhmmss



  • yy : Year in two digit
  • mm : Month (1-12)
  • dd : Day (1-31)
  • hh : Hours (0..23)
  • mm : Minutes (0..59)
  • ss : Seconds (0..61)


For example:

date 0804152335

8-Apr-2015, 23:35 PM


If you just want to update time


# date 1630


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