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Whenever I make a comment/issue or commit. The time is off by 10 hours. I believe it is a timezone issue.

Is there a way to change my timezone for my github account?

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Is you computer up to your current time and date? – Eight Days of Malaise Nov 21 '12 at 21:11
I have this issue; when I hover over "an hour ago", it tells me that I committed something in at 2am- my employer should be so lucky! – Matt Fletcher Jan 28 '14 at 9:40

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Unfortunately there is no such option. However, Github displays most dates in a relative style anyway - and that's based on your system time so those values are correct.

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Not true actually. When I create an issue, I see immediately "crated 10 hours ago". – Kugel Nov 21 '12 at 13:06
Odd, works fine for me (CET) – ThiefMaster Nov 21 '12 at 16:08
You are right. My timezone is off on Linux. Fine on windows. – Kugel Nov 22 '12 at 13:33
fun-fact: sometimes the time on my laptop is ahead of the NTP time by ~1 second; github will then always tell me that I opened an issue or pushed something "in a few seconds". I kinda like that. – dom0 Feb 24 '13 at 1:15
It still shows stuff like "two hours ago" being yesterday when it's almost noon. (Not that the time is off, it's correct, it's just dates that get a bit annoying.) – njsg Aug 2 '13 at 8:20

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