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How to install ntpdate on Debian Unstable (Sid)


Install ntpdate

Installing ntpdate package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ntpdate

ntpdate package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name ntpdate
version 1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3+b1
description client for setting system time from NTP servers
subsection net
website support.ntp.org
maintainer Debian NTP Team

Uninstall ntpdate

To remove just ntpdate package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove ntpdate

Uninstall ntpdate and it’s dependent packages

To remove the ntpdate package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ntpdate

Purging ntpdate

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of ntpdate from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge ntpdate

To delete configuration and/or data files of ntpdate and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ntpdate

 

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