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WSL2 Time Sync

Bart Robertson
I'm a software engineer at #Microsoft focused on all things #Azure
・1 min read

The simplest way I've found to keep your WSL2 clock in sync with your host clock.

Start WSL and add the following line to your ~/.bashrc file


# fix wsl time sync
sudo ntpdate ntp.ubuntu.com &>/dev/null &

This will sync your clock to the ubuntu ntp server (any ntp server will work)

the & on the end causes the command to run in the background so that your startup isn't delayed

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