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Where can i get hold of the experimental versions of Dropbox for Ubuntu?

Im looking for a version that allows the tray icons to be modified, and as far as im aware this functionality is only available in the latest versions.


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You can drop last experimental build from Dropbox Forum, here you can find the last version available, 0.8.110.

Simply download your desired tar.gz and extract .dropbox-dist into your Home folder, than copy your desired icons in /home/yourname/.dropbox-dist/icons/hicolor/16x16/status. Be careful to icons name.

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is it best to remove my existing install before install the new one? – richzilla Oct 26 '10 at 12:32
You can just overwrite. – skalka Oct 26 '10 at 12:35


Thanks to @skalka, ive spotted the difference between the dropbox daemon, and the dropbox-nautilus application that shows up in the package manager.

There is a script on the dropbox forum for an app that will automatically pull the dropbox daemon up the latest version:

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protected by htorque Oct 22 '11 at 10:33

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