Re: Change Ubuntu hardware clock to 'local' time
You need to have root privileges, which means using sudo.
and enter your login password. You won't see any *** symbols when you type it, but it's still working.
sudo nano /etc/default/rcS
If you want to do it in two steps, you can
nano is a code editor that works in the terminal. There are other terminal editors, but nano is probably easier for a beginner than some of the others.
cd /etc/default ##takes you to the directory
sudo nano rcS
Please, people, remember to BACKUP before you install that new system. Same if you're upgrading.