Disable NTP sync during boot (USplash) in Ubuntu Linux

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a protocol for synchronizing the clocks of computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks. NTP uses UDP port 123 as its transport layer. It is designed particularly to resist the effects of variable latency.
NTP sometimes greatly slows down your Ubuntu’s boot time. To disable it just do a simple code…


sudo apt-get remove ntpdate

Comments (1)

  1. Jon

    Does that mean it will never use NTP to sync the system clock, or does it merely delay it until after boot? Delaying it until later on would be a better approach to solving the problem imho.

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