Excuse me Please:

I am finding Pi-Hole to be displaying traffic events 5 hours into the future. i.e. current time: 1100, Pi-Hole Graph time: 1600. Raspberry Pi screen displays correct time for EST that I live in. As I have gone through every screen of the Pi-Hole web UI and found NOTHING regarding time, what am I doing wrong that has this device so confused? Note: I am by no means a Linux expert, only peripherally familiar. Thank you for the thoughtful time taken to reply. CAH

  • It must be UTC time which is 5 hours ahead.
    – Qareke
    Feb 5, 2021 at 19:18
  • Fix it with sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
    – Dougie
    Feb 5, 2021 at 22:51

1 Answer 1


Enter timedatectl status. That should show your set time zone, which I assume UTC now.
To change it enter tzselect, choose Americas>United States>your region and follow confirming.

  • This is only a temporary solution which lasts only until you log out. You need to set your timezone as suggested by @Dougie above to make it permanent.
    – Scooby-2
    Oct 20, 2022 at 11:56

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