Can't set clock

Wulfy wulfmann at
Sun Jan 4 12:57:27 UTC 2009

David Fletcher wrote:
> On Sunday 04 Jan 2009, Wulfy wrote:
>> I discovered that my computer clock is 90 seconds fast.  I tried to 
>> reset it using both the "System Settings" applet and the command-line.  
>> In the first case, it complained about not being able to connect with 
>> the time-server and so not being able to set time, date and timezone 
>> data (I'd only changed the time).  Any idea how I'm supposed to get the 
>> time right???
> You have ntpd installed?
I have ntpdate installed.  I think that supplies the daemon.

<sigh> I've had problems with the public time servers ever since I moved 
to Linux when Sarge was Testing in Debian.  I've never had a problem 
like this, though.



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