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19Jan/110

Could not find /etc/localtime, unable to determine host timezone

If you ever had a "localtime" problem such as:

### WARNING: could not find /etc/localtime or /usr/share/zoneinfo/localtime. unable to determine host timezone

It can be fixed simply by copying your timezone localtime file into /etc/localtime.

For example in my case, my timezone is Asia/Tokyo, so I copy the /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Tokyo file into /etc/localtime:

sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Tokyo /etc/localtime

And that's it!

PS: In my case, it was preventing me to start the Android Device Emulator from Rhodes (Rhomobile) on ArchLinux i686. Works as a charm after the previous command!

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