To Set Date and Time in Linux
Use the date command to display the current date and time or set the system date or time over ssh . You can also run the date command from X window as root user.
date –set=”DATA STRING”
we need to set date as 12th Jan 2013 11:14:46 means use the following command
# date -s “12 Jan 2013 11:14:46″
# date –set=”12 Jan 2013 11:14:46″