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I got this incredibly annoying problem where I automatically leave all shared folders on Dropbox when I log on my Ubuntu.

I got my dropbox folder on a separate partition that is used by both my Windows 7 and Ubuntu. The dropbox folder itself is on exactly the same location for both OS, and it gives no further problems aside from this one.

Now I have to ask to be invited to all shared folders again...

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I am not sure if this is helpful, but I know from experience that there is a permission issue if you have your Dropbox folder on a NTFS drive (which I assume you have or otherwise Windows 7 wouldn't be able to read the folder). –  Christoph Stich Dec 14 '12 at 3:07
    
@ChristophStich it is indeed in an ntfs partition. Still, how could a permission issue make dropbox remove me from all shared folders? As far as I know the sharing happens online and has nothing to do with how it's locally stored. –  MDeSchaepmeester Dec 14 '12 at 10:29
    
I always had to use the terminal and "sudo dropbox" to get it working for me. It could be that Dropbox can't access the folders and thus thinks you deleted them and in term kicks you out of the shared folder, but I don't know. It might be a long shot, but if you have the space and the bandwidth, you could try and move your Dropbox folder to your Linux partition. This is what I ended up doing. –  Christoph Stich Dec 15 '12 at 8:06
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