Perfect /etc/ntp.conf for none informant to the physical passing of the day!!


You need to enter the terminal shell by pressing alt + ctrl + t;

Then run the following: $ sudo nano /etc/ntp.conf

Edit the ntp.conf removing any existing pools to the follows:

#ntp.snails.email
pool clock.fmt.he.net iburst
pool clock.nyc.he.net iburst
pool clock.syc.he.net iburst
pool clock.via.net iburst
pool ntp1.tummy.com iburst
pool ntp2.tummy.com iburst
pool ntp3.tummy.com iburst
pool ntp4.tummy.com iburst
pool time.cacheworks.com iburst
pool time.iinet.net.au iburst
server 0.asia.pool.ntp.org
server 1.asia.pool.ntp.org
server 2.asia.pool.ntp.org
server 3.asia.pool.ntp.org
server 0.europe.pool.ntp.org
server 1.europe.pool.ntp.org
server 2.europe.pool.ntp.org
server 3.europe.pool.ntp.org
server 0.north-america.pool.ntp.org
server 1.north-america.pool.ntp.org
server 2.north-america.pool.ntp.org
server 3.north-america.pool.ntp.org
server 0.oceania.pool.ntp.org
server 1.oceania.pool.ntp.org
server 2.oceania.pool.ntp.org
server 3.oceania.pool.ntp.org
server 0.south-america.pool.ntp.org
server 1.south-america.pool.ntp.org
server 2.south-america.pool.ntp.org
server 3.south-america.pool.ntp.org


# Use servers from the NTP Pool Project. Approved by Ubuntu Technical Board
# on 2011-02-08 (LP: #104525). See http://www.pool.ntp.org/join.html for
# more information.
#pool 0.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org iburst
#pool 1.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org iburst
#pool 2.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org iburst
#pool 3.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org iburst


# Use Ubuntu's ntp server as a fallback.
#pool ntp.ubuntu.com
Now if you have ever run $ sudo apt-get install ntp* -y

then you will need to run the following commands, remember it is on port 123!

$ sudo service ntp reload

$ sudo service ntp restart
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