I was pretty excited to see sites as Lifehacker and such say how Dropbox can also do synchronisation for Firefox for us. It would also allow me to sync extensions and configuration settings.
After moving the profile directory, it turned out that the bandwidth produced was just massive. It turned out my .Dropbox.cache folder became 5GB after a day and often 1200 files were in queue to be uploaded.
Why do many sites promote Firefox with Dropbox? It seems highly unworkable. Are there any users here? It keeps saying
lock.file cannot be synced and 24/7 trying to upload/download lots and lots of files while browsing. It's hardly effective.
lock.filein my Firefox profile. There's a
parent.lock, but that's only there when Firefox is running, and is locked. Also, my profile folder is < 30 MB.