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Future time:

Since installing Ubuntu 12.04, I regularly have to fun fsck and reset my clock because it shows a 'future time' : Err.Msg. "superblock last mount time is in the future by less than a day, probably due to hardware clock being incorrectly set."

According to what I have read, it looks like I'm in the right place to get an answer. Following are my feeble attempts to rectify this annoyance:

mjh@mjh-desktop:~$ sudo service ntp start
[sudo] password for mjh: 
ntp: unrecognized service

mjh@mjh-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install update
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package update

mjh@mjh-desktop:~$ sudo service ntp start
ntp: unrecognized service



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Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.

sudo apt-get install ntp

Once you install NTP, then you do

sudo service ntp start
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Thank you!I have installed and started the ntp service and will see how thing go after a few start-ups and re-boots. – user69541 Jul 1 '12 at 14:08
@user69541 Once you verify, that this answered your question, you may mark this answer as accepted. – Mitch Jul 1 '12 at 14:11

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