[Users] [Bulk] Re: Certificate pop-up message

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Oct 4 22:54:30 CEST 2012

On Thu, 4 Oct 2012 16:20:07 -0400
ratinox at gweep.net wrote:

> If the stock NTP configuration isn't cutting it on your
> friend's computer then perhaps you should look into fixing it (hint:
> change the polling interval)

Also look into replacing ntpd with chrony. gpsd users often recommend
it on the gpsd list for hardware with wildly inaccurate clocks and/or
intermittent connectivity.

From the Ubuntu deb package:

Description: Sets your computer's clock from time servers on the Net
 It consists of a pair of programs :
 `chronyd'.  This is a daemon which runs in background on the system.
It obtains measurements (e.g. via the network) of the system's offset
 relative to other systems, and adjusts the system time accordingly.
For isolated systems, the user can periodically enter the correct time
by hand (using `chronyc').  In either case, `chronyd' determines the
rate at which the computer gains or loses time, and compensates for
this.  Chronyd implements the NTP protocol and can act as either a
client or a server. `chronyc'.  This is a command-line driven control
and monitoring program. An administrator can use this to fine-tune
various parameters within the daemon, add or delete servers etc whilst
the daemon is running.


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