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Keep Accurate Time on Linux with NTP

Jan 25, 2018, 10:24 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

Linux is funky when it comes to telling the time. You might think that the time tells the time, but it doesn't because it is a timer that measures how long a process runs. To get the time run the date command, and to view more than one date use cal. Timestamps on files are also a source of confusion as they are typically displayed in two different ways, depending on your distro defaults

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