datetime setter for xfce4-settings

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at
Tue Sep 10 13:57:57 CEST 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Andreas Müller
<schnitzeltony at> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 8:56 PM, Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at> wrote:
>> I have a quick question: would it make at all sense to add support for
>> some lightweight time syncing utility such as htpdate (
>> )? It would provide
>> for a nice way to keep your clock synced.
> Should not be a big deal. You need to create a service file to get
> htpdate started by systemd and create
> /usr/lib/systemd/ntp-units.d/htpdate.list. For more information see
> [1] at 'Hooking in an NTP Implementation'.
Just to clarify, htpdate is not using NTP but plain HTTP. It was
designed to be used even in corporate environments, where not much
else besides HTTP and HTTPS is available.


> Andreas
> [1]
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