Disable NTP sync during USplash in Ubuntu Linux

By | August 30, 2009

NTP sometimes greatly slows down your Ubuntu’s boot time. To disable it just do a simple

sudo apt-get remove ntpdate

4 thoughts on “Disable NTP sync during USplash in Ubuntu Linux

  1. T4L Post author

    No problem. Let it remove the ubuntu-minimal package. It’s only a dummy package.

  2. Ninja Pirate

    What does NTP sync do? How will removing it affect my system? I know I can just google it but it seems that this sort of information should be included to save me the trouble.

  3. T4L Post author

    @Ninja Pirate: NTP is an acronym for Network Time Protocol. All it does is sync your system’s clock with online servers.


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