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I upgraded a kernel on my 64bit 12.04 server and now the Dropbox service is not launching after the reboot. I can still start it manually by:

sudo service dropbox start

I was using the instructions found here

sudo update-rc.d dropbox defaults

results are below:

update-rc.d: warning: /etc/init.d/dropbox missing LSB information
update-rc.d: see <>
 System start/stop links for /etc/init.d/dropbox already exist.
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Did you perhaps just disable it under "Startup applications"? – jPlatte May 10 '12 at 6:39
Where can I check for this? I don't have a GUI(server os) – Timka May 10 '12 at 17:20
I don't know if it's the same on a server, but on a desktop system the startup applications are in .config/autostart. There should be a file called dropbox.desktop. Open it with nano and see wheter X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled is true or false. – jPlatte May 11 '12 at 6:47
up vote 1 down vote accepted

By re-installing Dropbox application problem was fixed.

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