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Added some notes about using ntpdate/ntp to update your computers system clock to the correct time and date
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Verify that your computer has the right date and time using the command date.
+The easiest way to make sure the time and date are correct is to do the
+1. Install the debian ntpdate package.
+2. Execute the command "/usr/sbin/ntpdate pool.ntp.org", which you will
+ have to do as root.
+This will immediately change your system clock. It is not recommended if you
+have other apps running on your system that expect time to increase in a
+smooth and linear fashion.
+If you would like your computer to always have the correct time and date, you
+can install the debian ntp package, which must be properly configured to work.
+Some notes about how to do this can be found in the PLplot mailing list
+archive. Look for the thread titled "PLplot 5.7.2 is now available" dated
+Jan 22/23 2007.
Change directory to your plplot cvs directory and enter the following command: