ntpdate installed but time differs from nrc official?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Fri Jun 9 05:07:18 UTC 2006

On Friday 09 June 2006 00:27, David Armour wrote:
> hello,
> synaptic says that ntpdate is installed, but the time shown seems 'fast'
> relative to the (canadian) national research council's official time
> signal, by about six minutes! any ideas why this should occur?
> thanks for any pointers.

ntpdate only synchronizes the clock when executed by script (e.g. at startup) 
or manually.  I believe you want to install ntp-server and ntp-doc (for the 

Scott K

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