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Dropbox tray icon still have transparency issues

Dropbox tray icon in LXDE seems to be, still, a source of problems. After several iterations, it can look like this: Or this: Until (and after several exit and re-open cycles) you finally have ...
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Always receiving the message that I must update my Dropbox although I have done it before

The message appears when I start the computer. When I click to okay it downloads and installs, but at the next computer reboot the message appears again.
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Dropbox doesn't start

I have to use dropbox for school. It was all okay, untill I booted and dropbox did not auto start. It would not start manually. When i try to start dropbox with dropbox start -i, I get this error: ...
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Can I create a self-destructing file?

I placed a file into my local Dropbox folder. I would like it to exist only temporarily for X numbers of days. After X numbers of days the file should be automatically deleted. Is it possible to ...
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Why did apt-get remove take so long?

I just decided to remove dropbox, with sudo apt-get remove dropbox but it took around 25 minutes. This is the output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Dropbox disapearing from system tray after unplugin from second monitor

I am running kubuntu 14.04. Dropbox works fine, and there the icon (with sync status) appears in the system tray. I have a second monitor, which also has a kde panel on it (no system tray in this ...
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How do you give two users access to a single dropbox folder?

I have two accounts on my computer. One has a password, the other doesn't. They both need access to the same files but I'd also like to keep these files backed up. I'm doing stenography and these are ...
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14.04 software centre problems after trying to download dropbox [duplicate]

After trying to download Dropbox I get an error message in top bar of screen: "Unknown error ''(E:Malfomed line 56 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list(distparse))' This usually means that your ...
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AppArmor for Dropbox

I'm trying to find an apparmor profile template for limiting dropbox actions to my files. If possible, I would also like to provent it from trying to sync .git directories, due their huge number of ...
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Just simple file syncing for ubuntu

I'm just a new guy with Ubuntu VPS. I've a simple purpose to solve. I've a gameserver to manage, I've some friends that develop files with me. Is there any way I can give them some files, folders to ...
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How to launch dropbox

I am new to Ubuntu. Whenever I try to launch Dropbox by clicking the icon in Dash it asks for authentication password. After I put password the dialog box disappears and nothing happens. Want to save ...
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Can I share a Dropbox folder accross windows/Ubuntu?

I'm dual booting Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 along with Windows 10. I'd rather not download my dropbox data again (on my currently throttled connection) so is it possible to share the same folder (potentially ...
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Dropbox Permissions

I am having a laptop with win 7 and a desktop with Ubuntu Trusty which works as server. On both I ve installed dropbox (on Ubuntu as root) and I want to have read write create permissions on both. ...
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Tray icons dissapeared ubuntu 15.10

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 and I'm experiencing some issues related to tray icons not appearing in the top right corner. For example, programs such as Skype or Dropbox initiate on startup, as i ...
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How to link Ubuntu server to Dropbox?

I install Dropbox instructed here: cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf - cd .dropbox-dist ./dropboxd & elinks ...
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How to make Dropbox indicator working in Ubuntu 15.10?

the Dropbox indicator doesn't work anymore in Ubuntu 15.10. Tried installing appindicator1 and restarting dropbox, but still no indicator appears. How to get it working?
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Dropbox 'Waiting to be Linked to a Dropbox Account'

When I execute ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd after cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf -, Dropbox GUI loads, on the notification bar I configured the ...
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Trouble installing dropbox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am having so much trouble installing dropbox on my machine running ubuntu 14.04. The "dropbox set up" dialog box shows up with a `No internet connection' message. I have set the proxies under ...
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How can I upload a file to Dropbox in my Linux terminal with resume upload

Simple question: How can I upload a file to Dropbox in my Linux terminal with resume upload option and download too.
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How to install Dropbox on Ubuntu 14.04 (October 2015) [duplicate]

I make this answered question because it took me a while to find the right solution so I hope it helps somebody (I am a quite new to Linux so I was trying to use the "secure" way to do it): Dropbox ...
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Custom folder icons for Dropbox, Google Drive, and Github in the Ubuntu 15.04 design?

For design consistencies, I would like to set custom folder icons for my custom folders of the services Dropbox, Google Drive, and Github. Currently, my home folder looks as follows: Are there ...
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Dropbox does not work

First of all: I am a Ubuntu rookie - very little experience. So, I installed Dropbox via the Ubuntu Software Center. That seemed to work and it started to sync. However, after a while I couldn't ...
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How to back up to Dropbox

How do you perform backups to an external server like DropBox using the built in backups program in System Settings?
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Frustration with broken packages (Dropbox)

I don't remember how I installed it, but currently, a package relating to dropbox had left my system unable to install anything. I suspect it is nautilus-dropbox, but I don't know of any methods to ...
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Keep Dropbox notification icon hidden in Kubuntu 15.04

I enabled Dropbox at startup. This puts the dropbox icon on the notification bar. Because the icon doesn't match other icons in the panel, I am able to hide it by following: System tray settings > ...
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DropBox icon not appearing in AppIndicator section top right in GNOME 3.16

I have followed what @A.B. said here, and it worked for Shutter, Skype, and Steam, however it seems to have no affect on the DropBox icon, how come? And is there any fix for this? OS Information: ...
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Problem installing Dropbox on Ubuntu 12.04 (Crouton)

I'm using 12.04 with Xfce on a Chromebook using crouton. The package downloads and says it needs to install proprietary software. It seems to finish and then just does nothing. It also does nothing ...
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Missing dropbox applet indicator. How do I get it back?

Dropbox icons missing from top panel. Reinstalling doesn't fix this problem. But Dropbox daemon is work perfectly and i can confirm it was running. How can I get an applet indicator for it?
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Dropbox icon missing in Gnome Panel

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04, Gnome Panel(gnome-session-flashback) and Dropbox. Dropbox icon is missing in the top panel. However, it is displayed corectly when I run Unity. I tried stop and start ...
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Move Dropbox folder to an external HDD on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Dropbox 3.8.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Xubuntu desktop) and I want to move the Dropbox folder to my external HDD but it will not let me choose a location that isnt on the hard disk, I can choose ...
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Make Dropbox store and sync only on SD card?

How would I set this up in reality? I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 lxde on a Chromebook with allocated 10gb on the drive(1gb left at the moment). I wish to be able to edit some LaTeX reports on my ...
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Dropbox downloaded zip contains same foldernames twice

I'm not sure if this is a Ubuntu related question. The problem: when I download a folder from dropbox, the files are spread over folders with basically the same name except for the folder name ...
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Unable to log in to the Dropbox website

The problem I am facing is the following: I go to the Dropbox website using both (Firefox or Chrome) and try to login and after some time the following message is displayed There was a problem ...
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How to add dropbox to file selection dialog box

I use dropbox very often and I have it installed in both windows and ubuntu.In windows,a shortcut to the dropbox folder is added automatically to the left panel of file/folder selection dialog box. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation of the dropbox daemon failed [duplicate]

I know questions like this were asked several times before, but non of those solutions helped me out. I tried to install dropbox on a clean Ubuntu 14.04 installation, but I can't get it to work. ...
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Share dropbox folder between Ubuntu and Windows

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu installed on the same HDD. I have created separate NTFS partition for Dropbox and trying to share Dropbox folder for both OS. Everything works fine with from Windows side, ...
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Restoring a deleted dropbox folder

I followed the installation instructions here to install Dropbox on a machine using the terminal (no GUI can be used). By accident my local ~/Dropbox folder got deleted. Now I am unable to get it ...
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Is it possible to see old notifications?

I recently changed some settings in my inotify configuration so that phpstorm would be able to index my files better(I think?). Now my dropbox installation is on the fritz. It can't scan through my ...
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Dropbox won't start on ubuntu 14.04; overwrites autostart entry

I noticed recently that my dropbox was no longer running on startup (the icon no longer appeared in the tray at top right, and nothing was syncing.) In Startup Applications, dropbox is selected, with ...
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help needed in installing dropbox in 14.04 lts [duplicate]

I am trying to install Dropbox in my newly installed Ubuntu system. Every time I try, I will end with the same problem Trouble connecting to Dropbox servers. May be your internet connection in ...
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Run task after Dropbox finished sync

To make matters easier for users I have made a system where they edit markdown files in dropbox which are synced to server after. On server I am running a headless Dropbox daemon and made a rake task ...
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How can I automount a partition?

I've got three partitions (not including EFI and SWAP), OSX, DATA and Ubunutu. When I boot Ubuntu, I want the DATA partition to be automatically mounted, as I've symlinked my Desktop, Downloads etc ...
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Back up symbolic links (not the files they link to) with Dropbox

Dropbox follows symbolic links. Apparently this is useful. But I have a folder with very large data files I do not wish to back up online. I have physical backups for it. However, I have various ...
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Starting Dropbox behind a proxy server

There are a few posts here that claim to solve the problem I am having but they do unfortunately not work. I have managed to install dropbox through the proxy server using the command sudo ...
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How to fix this error I got while Re-installing dropbox?

How can I fix this error I got while re-installing dropbox? The following packages have unmet dependencies: nautilus-dropbox : Depends: dropbox but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to ...
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Issues installing dropbox in ubuntu 14.04

I'm absolute beginner in the Ubuntu universe. I come from Win7. I installed Ubuntu yesterday and I need some basic applications like dropbox. In a first instance I installed it from the software ...
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strange dropbox behavior on ubuntu

I have dropbox installed trough the ubuntu software center and it was working fine until few days ago. Now it is having a very strange behaviour. 1) Often I receive a message from a dropbox process ...
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Update to Nautilus 3.12.2 to run dropbox

Recently I have been unable do run dropbox on Ubuntu 14.04. A proposed solution is to update to Nautilus Nautilus 3.12.2. I would like to know if it is safe, especially for one like me who does not ...
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Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)

I tried to install dropbox over the software center but it froze while applying changes. I then forced the unresponsive software center to close and killed the ongoing process. Even after rebooting ...
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When starting Dropbox IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and downloaded Dropbox from Nautilus, but it will not start. When I enter dropbox start into the command line it returns this error. IOError: [Errno 13] Permission ...