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Wed Sep 10 19:07:23 BST 2008
Mark Fraser wrote:
> I found from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuTime that I needed to
> install the ntp package.
You don't. I don't have ntp.
> After rebooting and running
> grep ntp /var/log/syslog*
> I get:
> Sep 10 15:42:28 Rachael ntpd: time reset -0.135819 s
> Sep 10 15:54:36 Rachael ntpd: synchronized to 126.96.36.199, stratum 2
> Sep 10 17:09:07 Rachael ntpd: synchronized to 188.8.131.52, stratum 2
> So, it looks like it is working OK now.
No, it's not. You can do that if you want, but it's ntpd not ntpdate that's
setting your time. You _don't_ need ntpd, and I really think it's not a
good idea to be running servers you don't understand.
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