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Why does my startup application doesn't work in startup?

After installing dropbox, I wanted to make its daemon start automatically when I turn on the computer. So I went to the GUI "Startup Applications", clicked "Add" and added the following Command: ...
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Prevent a program adding itself to startup programs automatically

I find my dropbox auto adds itself to startup programs, even after I unchecked it from the startup prefrences. However, when I manually started dropbox sometime, it automatically added itself to ...
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How to get the dropbox icon back without removing Chrome?

I installed the newest Chrome-version (38). Before that I was using version 34 and the dropbox indicater was in the system tray. After installing Chrome after restarting a message showed up indicating ...
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How do I limit the size of my Dropbox directory?

I use Dropbox to share files between my home desktop computer, and my laptop. My Dropbox account now has a terabyte of space, and my home computer has many hundreds of gigabytes of space. My laptop, ...
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Problem installing dropbox, via software center [duplicate]

I had installed dropbox and after some days it suddenly stopped working. I uninstalled it and again when I try to install it via software center, I get this error message: This error could be caused ...
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Server 12.04 encrypted home + decrypt using only SAMBA + Dropbox

I have windows only users who login to their home directories and I would now like to have their home directories encrypted. I've tried encrypted home feature and that works great, but I can't get ...
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Disconnecting wifi every few minutes

I'm new in Ubuntu and I have some small problem with my wifi. I manage to connect it after an hour of using this forum, however now whatever I'm doing I'm loosing the connection every few minutes. I ...
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Starting Dropbox…Dropbox isn't running!

Dropbox won't start, it was working fine until last week, so I tried to see what happens if i started it from terminal Starting Dropbox...Dropbox isn't running! Done! If I try to run it again, it ...
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How to combine multiple text files into one text file ordered by date created?

I'm a newbie so please help: I keep a journal on my iPhone using Scratch that outputs all notes I make to a separate .txt file stored in Dropbox. I have this synced with my Ubuntu 14.04 system, so ...
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Restarting Nautilus when installing Dropbox

I have a fresh installation of 14.04 with full updates. I installed the cloud synchronization engine - CLI and Nautilus extension from the Software Centre. During the installation process I get the ...
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Dropbox Startup problem

Today I installed Dropbox 2.10.30 on Ubuntu 14.04 using this commands. cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf - ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd It works ...
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Dropbox installation Froze

I have recently moved from the windows world to the Linux world. This was because since the last update I've been getting DBS (Death Blue Screen), tried to fix this issue but there isn't any available ...
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Can I share my Banshee playlists between two computers using Dropbox?

I have my music collection stored on Drobox, and I use two different computers running Ubuntu and Banshee to access that collection. While the music files themselves are easily accessed using Banshee ...
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Couldn't Start Dropbox

Always displays this error saying permission but don't works well even after I provide the super user password.
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“Nautilus restart required” by Dropbox

I've just installed on my new pc Ubuntu 14.04, and one of the first programs I installed is Dropbox. But everytime I turn on my pc, it ask me to restart Nautilus because of Dropbox. If I restart ...
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Why is my SSH session so slow when Dropbox is uploading?

When Dropbox is uploading, my SSH session to a remote server (a DigitalOcean droplet) is extremely slow. By slow, I mean the latency is very high: I type a word and it appears in the terminal 5+ ...
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How to install libappindicator1 without removing google chrome

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I'm installing all the programs. I have an issue when i try to install Dropbox. Dropbox require an aditional installation called "libappindicator1" but if i ...
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Dropbox sync not working & now won't uninstall 12.04

After problems with syncing files I have given up on Dropbox on ubuntu. Tried reinstalling and got: Selecting previously unselected package dropbox. dpkg: regarding .../dropbox_1.6.2_i386.deb ...
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Why the programs don't connect to internet except for the browser?

I solved a problem of getting a "DNS resolving failed" in my computer, now I can surf through internet with the browser without problems but programs, such as: dropbox, spotify, mendeley desktop ...
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Dropbox syncing never finishes

When I connect to Dropbox, it starts syncing the files, but never finishes. "dropbox status" says: "Uploading 802 files... Downloading file list..." and this remains like this forever. I tried ...
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ubuntu server downloading dropbox directory

how would i download a dropbox folder without downloading dropbox to my ubuntu server? Cause dropbox can send links but i cant figure out how to download it as a zip
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I can't upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because of a dropbox upgrading problem

I tried to upgrade dropbox after having received a pop-up message in desktop from dropbox asking me to do it. I followed the instructions on the dropbox official downloading page. Dropbox can now only ...
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After upgrade to latest dropbox, it stopped syncing

I run ubuntu 12.04 LTS Few days ago Dropbox started notifying that I have old version installed and that I should upgrade. I did that, first uninstalled old one, than installed latest dropbox by ...
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How can I dump and restore MySQL databases to and from Dropbox from the command line?

I have a few MySQL databases that I would like to sync between two computers. What I'd like to do is be able to have a quick command or script on one computer that I can use to quickly dump the ...
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Is syncing a MySQL database with Dropbox this easy, and is it a backup solution?

Maybe I'm wrong, but I was sure that some time ago when I was looking for a way to sync my MySQL databases using Dropbox, I was told that this was not possible because of the way MySQL works. But I ...
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Looking For an App to Manage Cloud Services

Is there any apps in Ubuntu that can manage cloud services? (Sky Drive - Google Drive - Drop Box and ....) something like ES File Manager In Android that can Add and manage many cloud services. Of ...
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Cannot remove Dropbox

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 I tried to install Dropbox using Ubuntu Software centre but it stopped at some point Now I cannot remove the partial installation. If I try using the Software centre it ...
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Stuck since I try to install dropbox [duplicate]

First of all I apologize for my english, but I'm stuck and I don't know much of linux. When I try to install Dropbox in my ubuntu it get stuck and I try to close it, but know I have a serching ...
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dropbox slow on ubuntu 14.04

My dropbox syncing is incredibly slow... I am using dropbox from the ubuntu repository on an almost fresh ubuntu installation. I would like to avoid to install the package from the dropbox website ...
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Lost Dropbox tray icon on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just updated my dropbox version by uninstalling the old (unsupported) version (but which has worked flawlessly for years) and installing version 1.6.2 from the dropbox site. Following the ...
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Dropbox Upgrade

This morning, via email from Dropbox, I received notification that the version of Dropbox I am running on Ubuntu 14.04LTS will be retired next week and to update to the latest version. The email takes ...
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Dropbox does not sync on ubuntu 14.04

For mysterious reasons dropbox is not working anymore. I have added few small pdf to my folder and it is syncing them for hours. I have tried to remove and reinstall dropbox but nothing is changed. ...
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Dropbox behind a proxy under ubuntu 14.04 server

Is it possible to install dropbox under an ubuntu 14.04 server that is behind a proxy with credentials ?
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Dropbox not running after logging off: init.d vs. dropbox.py

I'm inheriting admin control over a server used to process and share data between investigators. We've been trying to use Dropbox to share some of the files. Dropbox was installed when I took over the ...
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Dropbox causes software center problems

installed dropbox via software center. ''applying changes'' or when pressing 'x' button, then ''cancellation'' last forever! Even after restarting comp. Removing dropbox via software center lasta ...
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Problems repairing Dropbox

I installed Dropbox and it did not show the green draw when it's syncronized, so I just uninstalled it and tried to install it again. It was taking so long for uninstall so I just decided to restart ...
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Unable to install any application in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm facing below error while installing any application. E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. I tried to use sudo dpkg --configure -a, ...
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Dropbox wont install/remove and update manager is now not working [duplicate]

Sorry to be so useless, this seems to be a common problem, but after trying to install dropbox on a fresh install of 12.04 I'm getting all sorts of errors when trying to install/update anything, all ...
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Dropbox - Ubuntu 14.04LTS

In the last few days I have noticed an oddity with the Dropbox folder in the Home directory. I cannot be certain whether it is Ubuntu or Dropbox influenced hence the question here in case someone ...
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Full Disk Encryption and Dropbox

I am considering to do a Full Disk Encryption on a fresh install. the files that I store on the Dropbox folder, will be sent to Dropbox encrypted? what if I plug an external unencrypted hard disk ...
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No dropdown menu appears from Dropbox indicator on Cinnamon

In Cinnamon, the Dropbox indicator does not have a dropdown menu like in Unity. If possible, how can one be made to display?
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Running Dropbox at startup

Please excuse a simple question from a new Linux user. Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5800 @ 3.20GHz × 2. I installed Dropbox OK with the command: cd ~ && wget ...
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Not able to install dropbox Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My terminal emulator shows the following error while trying to install Dropbox. I need help and I am a beginner in Ubuntu. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Problems with nautilus-dropbox prevents idle installation [closed]

I know that similar questions have been asked in the past. I have read the solutions provided and tried them but do not seem to work. I am new to Linux (Mint16). I am trying to install idle but when ...
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How do I unlock /var/lib/dpkg/lock? [duplicate]

I attempted to install dropbox on my Ubuntu system, but now I am unable to install or uninstall any software. I get this error: E: Unable to lock the administration directory /var/lib/dpkg/lock? I ...
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Are there any safer Dropbox alternatives?

Are there safer alternatives for dropbox? As someone who knows my mailadress basically only is a passowrd away from my personal data.
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Dropbox icon disappears on restart

The dropbox icon is not displaying on the indicator panel in the top right hand corner. I tried to implement this solution and it works temporarily after I start and stop dropbox as suggested. ...
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How to automatically copy pictures with resizing to some directory?

I'd like to share some pictures with someone using Dropbox. However, I'd prefer to downgrade the resolution of them (they will only be viewed on screen on the other side, so there's no need for big ...
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Dropbox Stuck on Computer, Eating up CPU [duplicate]

Having some trouble with Dropbox on my new Ubuntu 12.04 computer. No other threads have helped :/ Dropbox installation corrupted I think. Interfering with all other commands I try to do through ...
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Getting dropbox to sync at start-up problem

Dropbox: I expect it to sync at start-up, with the dropbox icon in top bar. However, the only way I can open dropbox is by running ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd Which does work, but only while the terminal ...