Talk:Firefox on RAM
I think this line
in the script should be changed to
, or the CRON job will fail, because $USER is not set. But as I'm using another distro I don't know wheter it is working in ARCH, so I won't change that line now. Hope I get some feedback here. Kovacssanya (talk) 10:33, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
A more simple way of using firefox-sync is to make a script like this:
.profile instead of .bash_profile
This is a comment for the "Sync at login/logout" section. Firefox is loaded by the GUI, which does not necessarily log in through bash (for example GUI users might prefer to login with gdm for GNOME). However .bash_profile is only ran when someone logs in from the command-line.
It would thus be helpful to add that when you have something like gdm installed (or don't log-in with bash when you use Firefox), you have to call firefox-sync from ~/.profile (in the case of GNOME), not in ~/.bash_profile (or ~/.bash_login).