I have added dpkg-reconfigure ntp to bash.rc and run it several times in the terminal.

I have changed my timezone around. I have gone to just ethernet and rebooted, and every single time, my pi time is off by 24 minutes.

I can't install anything, I can't even run apt-get update.

I am at a loss for ideas. Can anyone out there help me?

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    "I can't even run apt-get update" -- having your clock wrong won't cause this problem. – goldilocks Nov 10 '13 at 13:40
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    Not sure about apt-get, but I have seen cases of encryption protocols which failed to work if the time/date was incorrect. Possibly protection against replay attacks. – Kibbee Nov 10 '13 at 17:09
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    I think the only constraint for apt might be if you appear to be doing certain kinds of things "before" something that's already happened, in which case it is just a 24 minute window. I've had clocks off by some noticeable fraction of an hour -- or a day -- and never noticed apt-get not working (making it generally time sensitive would be a poor choice, I think, since it may be used places which make that a hassle). The problem could be with connectivity period, in which case niether ntp nor apt would work. – goldilocks Nov 10 '13 at 17:31
  • very bizarre. I wiped noobs, and went straight to a raspbian image. not exactly a fix, as I can't tell if it was a config error, but everything works splendidly now. – Cadwgawn Nov 10 '13 at 20:22
  • Have you tried to set time by the National Bureau of Standards? Here is how you set that up. It is easy: raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/68811/… – SDsolar Sep 25 '17 at 7:19

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