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I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my machine and everything has been working fine, except I don't see the Dropbox indicator. I have installed and re-installed Dropbox multiple times and can confirm that it's running in the background (with ps -e | grep dropbox).

Does anyone know how to get it back?

Update: The Same Problem is Reported in Ubuntu 14.04

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Please don't change your title to Solved –  MadMike Oct 15 '13 at 9:40
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Found a solution at the comment #7 from the Ubuntu bug:

  1. Install package sudo apt-get install libappindicator1

  2. Log out, and then log back in (or issue dropbox stop && dropbox start at the command line)

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do you have any references? –  minerz029 Oct 15 '13 at 9:57
    
Thanks for this answer, I was going crazy trying to find out how to display the "tray" icon. –  Mondain Feb 25 at 1:32
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If I recall correctly there is an unfixed bug in the dropbox package for 13.10. Cf. launchpad. This is at present a confirmed, but unassigned bug.

If this is not that bug, then read this question.

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Answer in the above publication. –  Pedro Sardinha U94410 Oct 26 '13 at 13:24
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