Questions about the NTP protocol and applications that use it. NTP is an acronym for Network Time Protocol.

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how do I disable ntpd?

I'm running Ubuntu in a VM. How do I disable ntpd?
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How can I connect to a specific NTP server?

I have an NTP server I want to connect to. I know its IP address. How can I connect to it through the command line?
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Clock drift even though NTPD running

I'm having a problem with the clock drifting on my PC. I'M running Ubuntu 10.10 on an somewhat crusty IBM e-server (1.5GB RAM, 2.4GHz CPU) ntpd is running (started at run level 2) servers are ...
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Time server not being used

I have 4 PCs running 10.10 and they all are configured with the same time servers. However, one of them was 6 minutes wrong and it obviously wasn't getting its time synchronized via the defined ...
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How do I setup a local NTP server?

I installed NTP server on Ubuntu Server 10.04 using: sudo apt-get install ntp The NTP daemon seems working and listening on the 123 port. However, I was not able to get the time from another ...
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Clock stops ticking when inactive, causing drift

The clock applet drifts in time. Clock is set to "synchronize with internet ..." so it is correct at startup, but then if I stay inactive for some time, may be 5 min as well as 1 hour, the clock stops ...
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How to set Ubuntu to synchronize my clock with a time server?

I would like Ubuntu to automatically synchronize my system clock with a timeserver at startup. However, my PC isn't connected to the Internet until after I've logged in (plus 5 - 10 seconds for good ...