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The system plugin

This plugin defines some site-wide functionality like the site parameters, time zones, etc..

site parameters

A data window where you can modify certain site-wide settings via the web interface.

A site manager can open this window via Configuration ‣ System ‣ Site parameters.

time zone

Lino stores timestamps internally in the UTC time zone, but when displaying them converts them into the user’s time zone.

Every user can select their preferred time zone in their user settings.

See also

The time zones available on a given Lino site can be configured in TimeZones.

As a hosting provider you can customize this choicelist for a Lino site in the

date format

A codified text like “”, which instructs Lino how dates are to be represented.


Every Lino site has its list of DateFormats.