Kubuntu 9.04 setting date and time automatically

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Sep 3 00:31:28 UTC 2009

Nils Kassube wrote:

> Eberhard Roloff wrote:
>> also when you use the help feature "What's this", you can
>> read that this setting needs root authority. Unfortunately
>> the previous KDE 3.5 "Admin-Button" has been removed with KDE 4.
> But it asks for the password anyway, so it should work. But I can
> confirm that it doesn't work even though I have ntpd installed.

So, what does ntpd say in the logs?  I'm not 100% sure that that setting 
will use ntpd - it's expecting ntpdate - but if KDE can't set the time via 
ntpdate, ntpd should be doing it _anyway_, so if your time isn't right I'd 
assume ntpd isn't working.

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