Set timezone in Arch Linux

The following steps are required to set the timezone in Arch Linux

Adjust /etc/rc.conf

HARDWARECLOCK="UTC"
TIMEZONE="Europe/Zurich"

Export TZ local variable

# export TZ=:/usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Zurich

Check timzone

# date
Tue May 24 11:13:55 CEST 2011