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Release Notifications and Information


Notifications about new versions of NTP are available in the following ways:

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Announcements are made through the following mailing-lists:


Our RSS Feed is published on the RSS/Blog tab of the Network Time Procol Facebook Page. You may subscribe to this app to add our RSS Feed to your News Feed.


Current version, release date and size are available from the archive.ntp.org finger daemon

  • finger ntp@archive.ntp.org for the current Stable Release
  • finger rc@archive.ntp.org for the current Stable Release Candidate
  • finger dev@archive.ntp.org for the current Development Release


Freecode members may subscribe to the NTP Project on Freecode and receive e-mail release notifications through that site.


Abbreviated release announcements are made on the NTP Reference Implementation related channels on irc.freenode.net

  • Stable releases are announced on #ntp
  • Development releases are announced on #ntp-dev


The current releases of NTP are listed on the Current Versions of NTP RSS feed. You will need an RSS Reader to view this feed; some contemporary web-browsers include an RSS Reader. Please visit the DMOZ Feed Readers directory for a list of RSS Readers.

Add our releases feed to your web-site using the following JavaScript from www.feedbucket.com:

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Microblogging, IM, and SMS

Abbreviated announcements are posted on the NTP TWitter page and NTP Identi.ca page. Users of these micro-blogging services who add NTP as a friend will see these announcements on their own pages.

TWitter and Identi.ca users may choose to receive these abbreviated release announcements through their micro-blogging service's IM gateway. Please check your micro-blogging service provider's web-site for the currently supported IM services and gateway status.

Twitter and Identi.ca users may choose to receive these abbreviated announcements on their mobile phones through their micro-blogging service's SMS gateway. Please check your micro-blogging service provider's web-site for their SMS gateway status.

ALERT! Your mobile phone provider may charge for this service.


Announcements for Stable releases of NTP are posted on the comp.protocols.time.ntp and comp.os.linux.announce news-groups.

Links and Information

The following download links and release information about NTP are available:

Download Links

In addition to the services marked Download in the Notifications table, download links are published at:

Browsable Release Information

Includable Release Information

Release Information that may be included in your web-page is published as:

Please contact webmaster@ntp.org if you need our release information in another format.

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