I have Ubuntu 12.04 and today when I start my laptop I saw that the dropbox icon is missing from the top panel and I don't know how can I get it back.
It looks like your Dropbox preferences have not been set to: "Start Dropbox on system startup".
If you check that selection, once your system starts, Dropbox will be loaded when Ubuntu starts up, and you will be able to see the Dropbox icon in tray.
This will work for versions 12.04 and above in case after installing Dropbox from their site using the DEB package, the icon does not show in Unity.
The end result should be something like:
Tested on 12.04, 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10.
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