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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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Dropbox and Update Manager not working after Ubuntu update

I have just updated from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, everything installed correctly except Dropbox and the Update Manager freezes on launch and no longer looks for new programmes. I have fairly new to ...
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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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Lubuntu DropBox and symbolic link abook.mab

I have my thunderbird address book stored in a drop box for cloud storage. abook.mab file in the dropBox is symbolically linked to thunderbird using; TERMINAL Prompt ~$ ln -s ...
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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 ...
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'sudo dpkg --configure -a' hangs at 100%

I tried to install python's enchant incorrectly with sudo apt-get install enchant. I know now that this was not correct, but it began installing dropbox... no clue why that happened so I panicked and ...
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Dropbox: Ubuntu 14.04, Cinnamon, Nemo

I cant link Dropbox with Nemo. I uninstalled Nautilus, installed dropbox then installed nemo-dropbox, but it doesn't work. These are the steps I've done: 1: sudo apt-get install cinnamon 2: restart ...
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Dropbox doesn't open and don't sync

I download dropbox using software center and dropbox icon shows up in the dash but it wont start syncing. Also dropbox folder doesn't appear on home.
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Restart Nautilus-Instaling Dropbox

I'm new with Ubuntu so I hope you can help me. I installed Dropbox using the terminal. Now when I open dropbox to try to log in this message apears: restart nautilus I do it but nothing happens. ...
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My video files keep turning into binary files in transfer to my WD external HD

I'm trying to transfer my videos to an external hard drive and to drop box. My HD is a Western Digital 3 TB one I use as a cloud drive to stream on the go and to my smart TV. They keep changing ...
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Dropbox stuck on Starting

I have Dropbox set to start on load. However I'm seeing (in the applet indicator) and via: dropbox status That it is constantly just stuck on Starting... I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and latest version ...
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Send to dropbox and delete automagically

With a dropbox pro account, you have 1TB of storage. I'd like to start taking advantage of it. Is there a way to have a folder or command on your computer that you could automatically upload file(s) ...
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I cant open dropbox

i am install dropbox on ubuntu software center but i cant open dropbox. I see this error How can ı fixed that problem?
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Libreoffice base error: General input/output error

Libreoffice 4.2.8.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I have a *.odb file in my dropbox that I use every day. It gets synced (and backupped) by dropbox all the time. Yesterday when I tried to open it I got a dialog ...
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DropBox on Lubuntu won't start

I'm trying to laucnh DropBox on my Lubuntu, but the process start and close few second after. I use this command to install DropBox : sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox I simply type "dropbox" ...
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How do I install the Dropbox Client in Lubuntu 15.04?

I have a problem with installing Dropbox under Lubuntu 15.04. When I try to install the downloaded .deb file provided via here (I have chosen the "Ubuntu" file), I get an error in gdebi: Error: ...
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Problems with Dropbox since Ubuntu upgrade 14.10 -> 15.04

I upgraded Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04. I have the problem that Nautilus crashes when I open the Dropbox folder from the icon in the top bar. The icons on the desktop disappear and the launcher just ...
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Dropbox desktop app on Ubuntu 14.04 does not sync correctly

I've been using Dropbox for my development work (since I have 2 computers), and very recently I've noticed that any code that I write on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer does not sync to my mac. When I open ...
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Multiple Copy accounts

Does anybody know how to have multiple (simultaneous) Copy.com accounts in ubuntu? I've checked the possibility for dropbox, but couldn't find any solution for Copy.com.
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Dropbox on ubuntu not sync-uploading although sync-downloading works and other machines work normally

I have been using Dropbox across Mac, Windows, Ubuntu for a few years, but recently the syncing of file changes I make on Ubuntu has stopped working. However, the syncing of file changes on the other ...
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Matlab Problem (location, debconf)

I'm trying to install Dropbox on my 14.04 Ubuntu, but every time I try to do so, I have this problem where a page comes up that looks like such: Here . My problem is that I have no idea as to where ...
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Upload Files(from the internet) to a dropbox or google drive

I want to download a file from the internet and I have to store it on my dropbox/google drive. Is there a way to skip my PC. So the dropbox server is downloading the file right in my folder? This ...
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Dropbox is not syncing properly

I have just installed Dropbox on my new Installation of Ubuntu 14.04. It keeps indexing about 20,000 files. Syncing doesn't seem to work properly. This does not look right.
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Dropbox for extra user not working

When I've added a new Standard user to up-to-date Trusty 64 bit, login to that user, and invoke Dropbox (from the Dash): the Dropbox wizard says that I'm using old version & should upgrade to new ...
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DropbBox suddenly restarted with “Killed” message

I have installed DropBox with: cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf - And it normally works fine, but today when I was syncing with my online ...
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Dropbox GTK issue

Experiencing GTK issue with latest dropbox on ubuntu 12.04 : in terminal it says : `Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_widget_get_direction: assertion `GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed ` And then exits. ...
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apt-get paralyzed by failed dropbox install

I tried to install dropbox on my system (Linux Mint 13). apt-get proceeded to download the 'dropbox' package. It says it installed it properly, but if I try to run dropbox from the GUI, it does not ...
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No Dropbox app on Ubuntu BQ mobile

I use my mobile phone, mainly, for work purposes. At work we use dropbox as a shared drive for documents. Unfortunately there's no dropbox app yet for Ubuntu phone. Do you know if someone's working ...
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Segmentation fault when launching Dropbox

I'm running lubuntu. I followed the instructions on the dropbox site to install. It worked at first. I got the app configured and everything was working fine, however after a reboot it would no ...
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How can I make dropbox back up folders in my Home Folder like Music?

On Ubuntu I would like to be able to have some of my home folders backed up. Would it also be possible to sync dropbox witht hose folders after a clean install, so that it puts the music folder there? ...
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Cloning a Git Repo from a Windows Dropbox Server

I've set up a git repo on my Windows desktop successfully, but I'm having a little difficulty cloning the repo onto my Ubuntu laptop. I use TortoiseGit on my Windows desktop, but I want to start ...
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Protect local copy of file from server-side deletion

For several cloud storage providers, when you use the desktop application, your local copy of the files is synced with the 'online' version (actually stored on cloud provider servers). This means ...
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system folder copied to my desktop created phantom folder

Testdisk supposedly salvaged 600,000 files into a folder called 'buck' which is also my username on that computer (14.04) as we well as on my current desktop (12.04). I used dropbox to copy the ...
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Duplicate Dropbox dashboard entries

I have 2 Dropbox entries in the Dashboard menu if I don't put any search terms. I looked at a related question and tried the solution but it didn't help (How to remove duplicate entries in dash?). ...
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Does ubuntu prevent dropbox files being viewed on iphone?

I downloaded Dropbox for Ubuntu and since editing a file on ubuntu I can now no longer view the file via dropbox on my iPhone or iPad. Known problem? Anyway of fixing this? Essential function for me.
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Long Term Experience with Dual-Boot [closed]

Currently, I am thinking about setting up a Dual-Boot Environment on my Thinkpad T410. I have a 240GB SSD and a 500GB HDD (Ultrabay). I want to split the SSD and install Windows/Ubuntu. The 500GB HDD ...
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Broken shorcuts, Dropbox folder, etc due to mount address changing

I use Ubuntu 14.04. The partition where my files are located is not the same as the one my system is installed in. If I create a shortcut to a folder in the data partition and place that shortcut in ...
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unable to install google chrome on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

i am new on ubuntu and was trying to install dropbox from software center it took long and mean while my computer got powered off and the i restarted my pc and went to software center it showed the ...
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Dropbox indexing is much slower in Ubuntu than in WIndows

I dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 with a shared NTFS storage partition. My dropbox folder is on this shared partition. First, I notice that whenever I switch back and forth between the two OSes, ...
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How to install python-gpgme ubuntu 14.04

I installed Dropbox but when I run it. I get an error saying: In order to use dropbox you need proprietary daemons. Install python-gpgme. Then, I headed over to installation of that python module ...
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Questions about Dropbox

I installed Dropbox on xubuntu 14.04 using the packaged provided by Dropbox on its download web page. Now, dropbox works, but its icon does not show in the panel at startup, and I gotta do "dropbox ...
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How to install Dropbox on Kubuntu 14.10 with QT problems?

I am unable to install Dropbox on a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 (with the new Plasma desktop version). When I attempt to start the dropbox daemon using ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd I get an error ...
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Dropbox Sync Folder - Dual Boot - Win 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot computer with windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Is there anyway to use the same Dropbox sync folder. I tried to point to the same folder in Ubuntu but Dropbox refused to use the same ...