datetime setter for xfce4-settings

Andreas Müller schnitzeltony at
Tue Sep 10 22:11:09 CEST 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 1:57 PM, Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at> wrote:
> 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.
>From timedated/systemd point of view it is just a service being
started or stopped independent of underlying implementation.


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