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What is the package and background process for “network time”?

What is the background process of "network time" in gnome control center (gnome system settings)? Is there a package providing this feature? I've noticed that neither ntp nor openntpd are installed ...
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Where does ntpdate get its settings from and what is the “no servers can be used” error about?

When I run ntpdate on its own, I get the following output: 8 Jun 15:47:46 ntpdate[31251]: no servers can be used, exiting If I run it with the -q ntp.ubuntu.com switch, it seems to query just ...
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Show Time drift relative to a time Server

I want to monitor the time drift on my workstation. How can I compare my local time to a timeserver like pool.ntp.org and show the difference?