This tutorial details how to upgrade a Joomla 2.5-site to Joomla 3.

Joomla Upgrade Preparation:

1) Backup your site: preferrably with Akeeba. Download the backup file onto your local computer. Dont forget to backup your database as well.

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Here is the method I found most effective in setting my computer time permanently.

As root, or via sudo:

command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

Choose your geographic area, and click ok;

Choose your timezone, and click ok;

Your current time:

restart CRON:
$ service cron stop && service cron start


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