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Re: no ntp installed

Am 28.04.2015 um 09:27 schrieb Bob Proulx:
> Matthias Bodenbinder wrote:
>> I installed debian 8 on one of my PCs and found out that no ntp or
>> ntpdate or rdate is installed. How is debian 8 synchronizing the
>> system time?
> I install 'ntp'.
>   # apt-get install ntp
> The default configuration will use the a debian alias pool of Internet
> time servers.  In a typical environment it will "just work" and
> nothing more is needed.

An alternative is, to use systemd-timesyncd.service, which is already
shipped in the systemd package, but disabled by default.

It's more lightweight then ntp and doesn't do all the fancy tricks ntp
does. It also doesn't provide an NTP server.
For most users timesyncd should be sufficient, so you can just run

 $ systemctl enable systemd-timesyncd.service
 $ systemctl start systemd-timesyncd.service

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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