popularity-contest spyware! :)
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Wed Oct 19 14:17:44 UTC 2005
> Well then, are you bothered by the fact that ntpdate is set up to ding
> ntp.ubuntulinux.org instead of pool.ntp.org on boot up? This
> definitely gives utuntu an opportunity to get a head count on users,
> if nothing else, and probably a bit more info.
> But, of course, if you know it, you can reset the default in
> I wonder how many other defaults give info to ubuntu .. not that I'm
> worried about it (yet).
Interesting thought. That must be the _only_ value of ntp.ubuntulinux.org,
because I don't think I once got a time update from there. I ended up
using north-america.pool.ntp.org, but it's only a little more reliable (it
seems to successfully connect about half the time).
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