Automatically Set Timezone

Install NetworkManager.

sudo pacman -S NetworkManager

Then ensure that NetworkManager.service and NetworkManager-dispatcher.service are both enabled and started.

Create this file at /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/09-timezone:

case "$2" in
        timedatectl set-timezone "$(curl --fail"

The dispatcher service should now set the timezone automatically.

I had to whitelist the domain I set in the script ( in my PiHole server. Some block lists may prevent this from resolving.


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