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Author Topic: 090117 ntp-4.2.4p6 [VL 5.9]  (Read 793 times)

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090117 ntp-4.2.4p6 [VL 5.9]
« on: January 17, 2009, 06:17:19 pm »

Uelsk8s has built a new ntp package for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1.  This package is a security fix.  See: http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=8250.0  Security conscious users who have installed ntp on VL 5.9 or VL 5.9.1 will want to upgrade to this package. 

Package:  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
MD5:  6831db588d0c4e7b931be241de3712f3
Package Size:  1149K
Installed Size:  3110K

Sources:  http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/ntp

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ntp: ntp (Network Time Protocol daemon)
ntp:
ntp: The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize the time of a
ntp: computer client or server to another server or reference time source,
ntp: such as a radio or satellite receiver or modem. It provides client
ntp: accuracies typically within a millisecond on LANs and up to a few tens
ntp: of milliseconds on WANs relative to a primary server synchronized to
ntp: Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) via a Global Positioning Service
ntp: (GPS) receiver, for example.
ntp:
ntp:

Please stop back here and let us know how this package works for you.
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