Time is an element of the overall measurement system of for space. Time can refer to the time it is now, according to timing devices, the interval between two events, the duration of an event, or the sequence of events.

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How to setup a NTP Server on Freshly installed Windows Server 2003?

I am to replicate a scenario of a deployed site in which they use the Window's Time Sync feature (found in this tutorial) to connect to a local time server and synchronize their time. So I prepared a ...
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Windows 7 - clock stops keeping time

I have quite a toughie I am battling with. We are administering a bunch of "digital signage PCs", and I have a curious problem where the clock would seem to just stop ticking. I have RSS feeds, ...
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How to verify that a Windows 2008 server is correctly updating its time using an external NTP server?

After applying Microsoft Fix it 50395 from KB816042 and specifying ntp time servers "0.nl.pool.ntp.org,0x8 1.nl.pool.ntp.org,0x8" the registry ...
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How to find process stop time in linux?

I have one application which runs 24x7 in my system. But some how it was killed abruptly. I observe it 2 or 3 times from last 10 days. Now I want to find from how much time my application is stopped. ...
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What does ARC stand for in terms of Linux time concepts?

Under Linux (Fedora 20), there is a file at /etc/sysconfig/clock looking like as follows: ZONE="America/Denver" UTC=true ARC=false What does ARC stand for?
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Sync Windows' system time to a time server, but advance by 10 minutes from the time server's time

Is there a software or a way to configure Windows 7 such that I could sync the time to a time server, but have my system's clock advanced by 10 minutes from the time server's time? E.g. When ...
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Excel formula for changing text into minutes

When extracting data from a Database, I am receiving the duration of time in a text format. What formula do I need to change all the text into number of minutes so I can add rows up to get a total ...
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Ask for date on boot (challenge)

Issue An old laptop computer with XP loses date every time it boots. It has no more battery pack so it has to be plugged permanently in to wall. What I already tried Replaced the little button ...
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How long does a typical Windows 7 64bit installation take?

On a machine with Intel Core-i5 or i7 and a standard HDD, how long should an installation of Windows 7 64 bit roughly take? I'm after a rough estimate because my installation seems to be running quite ...
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NTP Multicast configuration

I'm trying to get NTP multicast set up between a few computers. Right now I'm getting NTP multicast packets from a computer that I have neither access to nor information on (let's call that A) that is ...
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Is there any command like time, but for memory usage?

Is there any command like time, but that reports more statistics? It would be great if I could do something like: $ statistics some_command time: real 0m3.002s user 0m0.000s sys ...
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How to block sites after I close its last tab?

For concentration, I would like to block Facebook. However my work is also on there so I can't block it at any specific time. I just know that after I close its last tab, every work on it is done, ...
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Calculating time between 5a-1p or 530a-130p

I was wondering if it is possible for Excel to calculate time span if each time block is in 5a-1p format in one cell. That way I could add the hours for each week without changing too much. Sample ...
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Excel Edit Mode: Time without seconds

Is is possible to show only hours and minutes when editing a time cell? Something which bothers me for a long time: I have a sheet to hold my working times. Everytime I want to change a time shown ...
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Why does NTP require bi-directional firewall access to UDP port 123?

From What are the iptables rules to permit ntp?: iptables -A INPUT -p udp --dport 123 -j ACCEPT iptables -A OUTPUT -p udp --sport 123 -j ACCEPT Also, from the NTP website: ... ntpd requires ...
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How do I increase the clock update (sync) frequency?

I use Windows 8.1 I would like to sync my time at a greater frequency then what is permitted by the GUI choices. How do I do this? Thank you.
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NTP syncs with ntp.ubuntu.com but not with the pool options

I am trying to configure my ntp server to synchronize with ntp servers available online. Below is my /etc/inet/ntp.conf and my ntpq -p output # ident "@(#)ntp.server 1.6 00/07/17 SMI" # # ...
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Calculating Time Differences in Excel

I would like to calculate time differences within Excel but am having trouble with the formula. I am comparing a screen time to the actual speaking clock time. e.g. Speaking clock = 13:00:00 ...
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hardware clock is set but date command is displayed wrong date and time

I am setting date with settimeofday function my hardware clock is set perfectly but when i execute date command it shows me wrong date and time. but if i reboot the system than it show me proper ...
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Move all files in directory to date-time based structure [duplicate]

I am hoping someone here can help me with (hopefully) a simple task... I have a folder (/img/) with thousands of pictures in, and I need to move them into a date-time based folder structure based on ...
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How to synchronize system time on servers upon network connection

I have 9 servers that have windows server installed on them, and have been set to synch with windows time server. They are expected to join a domain network (that at the moment has 4 servers) at a ...
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how to trace and correct the source of time difference between two different clients having the same NTP Stratum 2 source

My standalone server is connected and taking time from a dedicated NTP hardware that is synced to UTC through GPS. All clients in the network are connected to this stand alone server and the clients ...
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NTP - How are NTP servers so accurate

I've noticed that on my servers and other machines the clock always drifts so it has to sync up to remain accurate. How do the NTP server clocks not drift and always remain correct?
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Public, reputable sources of time sync via HTTP to use where NTP is blocked?

Let's say I'm in a corporate network where the NTP protocol is blocked, the BOFH^H^H^H^H sysadmins won't unblock it, and they didn't bother to set up a good internal NTP server. What's a good source ...
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Timezone conversion by command line

I know about http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html I can't figure out how to query http://www.google.com in a sane natural format like "5pm BST in PST". Or do I have to write such an ...
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Determine the time difference between two linux servers

I am troubleshooting a latency network issue on a network. It is probably a nic or cabling issue, but while I was going through the process of figuring it out, I was looking at the timings of a ping ...
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Updating Time : ntpdate[3108]: the NTP socket is in use, exiting

The time on my system is incorrect for some reason. i need to run an update but i can't seem to be able to this is the errror. ntpdate pool.ntp.org 31 Aug 12:31:59 ntpdate[3108]: the NTP socket is in ...
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Print current time (with milliseconds)

I want this command in windows with cygwin installed, so any Linux command will work for me.
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Excel reformatted numbers to times

I have a spreadsheet stored on a company sharepoint site. Only one person in my team will use it at any time, when they're finished it saves and is available to another user. Periodically when someone ...
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System time messed up after booting from Linux flash-drive

I had recently installed Edubuntu 12.04 LTS onto a flash drive and have started booting from it. Since then, every time I reboot my system after using Edubuntu, my Windows time is four hours later ...
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How does Excel handle the h:mm:ss format?

I have the number 0.00082788917980126 which once converted to h:mm:ss format gives me 0:01:12, and I need to understand how as I need to perform similar formatting outside Excel, hence my question: ...
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Daylight savings issues in windows, possibly related to NTP sync

We have an app deployed to information kiosks across a number of sites, where employees of our client can log in and sign-on/off their shifts and view timesheets etc. Approaching every daylight ...
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Set local time in windows xp

I need to set the local time on my windows xp machine to same as the time in my server which is Windows 2003 server. Is there a command to set that in command prompt? Thanks
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Windows Live Mail throwing Error ID 0x80048820 while Updating my E-Mail Account

What Happened : I just switched on my PC in morning and I got CMOS diskette error(Dell Inspiron 530S), it just activates the floppy drive, so I switched it off from the BIOS in the next restart. ...
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Clock running fast after OS X Mavericks install

I've noticed my OS X system time on my iMac is running faster after I updated to Mavericks, after about a week it is a good 4 or 5 minutes too fast. In my Date & Time preferences everything is ...
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Windows 8 w32tm clock drift correction

I am running Windows 8 (no virtualization, X79 + i7-3820), and have separate Linux NTP server in my local network. Linux NTP is typically within 1ms of true time. I've set Windows 8 to synchronize ...
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Serving manually set time

I have set my NTP config to this: # local server server 127.0.0.1 fudge 127.0.0.1 stratum 10 # Only allow read-only access from localhost restrict -4 default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery ...
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ways to deal with timezones online in Chrome

The timezone i'm in is GMT+1, but most times are in other timezones. I'm not able to remember all those different timezone (there are around 30 different timezones in total), so I'm looking for ...
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Dual booting Debian / Windows XP: clock is off

I just installed Debian (Wheezy) on a Windows XP machine and am dual booting. But the clock is different! It's one hour late on XP versus Debian. I'm in Paris (GMT +1) and we're in winter (daylight ...
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Three different time values when using traceroute [duplicate]

I'm learning networking troubleshooting and noticed how there are three different time values outputted for every hop when using traceroute, what do they mean? (The left CLI in the image is a router ...
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How is CPU time measured on Windows?

I am currently creating a program which identifies processes which are hung/out-of-control, and using an entire CPU core. The program then terminates them, so the CPU usage can be kept under control. ...
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What is the rationale behind the default values for adjtimex --adjust?

The adjtimex utility has an --adjust mode that can be used to compare the system clock with the CMOS clock, calculate suggested values for the tick and frequency offset kernel time variables, and ...
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Work with hours and minutes in Excel 2007

I'm working on a spreadsheet that holds phone calls durations. So, each call (row) has a value like 00:01:30, 01:02:12, etc. When I sum the duration column, it will give me something like 687:23:42. ...
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What are the steps in getting a Windows XP PC to time sync with a Windows 7 PC?

I have one PC running Windows XP Professional on a workgroup and another PC running Windows 7 Professional. I want the XP machine to be in time sync with the Windows 7 PC. I have disabled the ...
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Excel convert [h]:mm:ss to a decimal format

I have this cell with an [h]:mm:ss format, and would like to have minutes only, with 2 decimals after the coma (and not seconds). For example: A1: 2551:26:38 becomes B1: 153086,63 How do I do ...
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Excel function for calculating total spent time

I have an excel sheet, where in some columns I have cells of the type "integer,integerM" or "integer,integerH", for instance "1,30m" or "5,2H". For all the column I would like to get an expression ...
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How to use match & index or lookup function based on a number derived from a time calculation

I have created a gantt chart to use as part of my rota system. I want to be able to use a formula (either LOOKUP or MATCH & INDEX) to look up the hours worked against another sheet and pull in the ...
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Add custom time to video frames using ffmpeg

I am using ffmpeg to encode raw pixels data (bgr32) into a video file. Pixels data is being sent from java application to ffmpeg stdin pipe. I am looking for a way to add a timestamp overlay to each ...
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Why does my router send an NTP request to ntp.nasa.gov?

I have enabled logging on my router and restarted it. At the end of the log file it says: Sat, 2000-01-01 02:02:19 - Send out NTP request to ntp.nasa.gov Wed, 2014-01-15 18:01:39 - Receive NTP Reply ...
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How to get the time in Hawaii from the OS X command line?

As the title states, I would like to get the current time in Hawaii (UTC -10:00) from the OS X command line. Could anyone help?