Linux Tutorial Series

Linux Tutorial Series – 163 – Time

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A quick word on time in Linux – incorrect time can cause web browser issues. (“How to troubleshoot time related errors on secure websites,” n.d.)⁠ Many distributions support using the NTP (Network Time Protocol) daemon to maintain the time using the remote server. (Ward, 2014)⁠ You can also mangle with timezones, but I never needed this. My advice: Don’t mangle with time unless you really need to (such as when you find the error above). I never had to.

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How to troubleshoot time related errors on secure websites. (n.d.). Retrieved February 13, 2020, from

Ward, B. (2014). How Linux Works: What Every Superuser Should Know (2nd ed.). No Starch Press. Pages 157-159

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