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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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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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1answer
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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 ...
3
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1answer
242 views

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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1answer
153 views

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 ...
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Sync all gnome shell settings

I have different computers (laptop, private, work) and want to sync ALL gnome shell settings, including panels, keyboard shortcuts, gnome shell extensions, ... My plan is to create a dropbox folder ...
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1answer
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How do I access the Dropbox proprieties and choose the folders I want to sync?

My Ubuntu partition has 60Gb while my Dropbox account has 35Gb. I don't want to sync all the Dropbox folders, just one of them. Do somebody know how I access the Dropbox proprieties to choose the ...
1
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1answer
45 views

How to sync a data from windows app to cloud within wine?

I am using xin inventory which is a very nice inventory management windows application. I bought it a couple of years back and I use it to manage around 600 products. Xin Inventory is only thing which ...
2
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2answers
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Mount your Box account or sync a folder with it

I'd want Box Cloud storage as automatically mounted in Ubuntu or sync this with a folder in my Home. For the first one, I followed this tutorial but when I restarted I tried to mount but it says: ...
3
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3answers
1k views

How to sync my Dropbox files with a preferred local folder?

I installed Dropbox using following commands cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf - Then I ran the demon with this command: ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd ...
2
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0answers
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Sync configuration files of lightning

I use the lightening extension of Thunderbird. To have my own calendar on different machines, I put the .ics file in my Dropbox folder and this works fine. I also would like to share in the same way ...
0
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0answers
95 views

Can I sync a Subversion (svn) repository with Ubuntu One?

There are many successful reports on the Internets about putting your svn repository in a Dropbox folder as a simple way to share access to the repository between different devices. It comes with some ...
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0answers
216 views

Dropbox downloads next file and then hangs per every start

I have a strange problem with dropbox on notebook with Ubuntu 13.10 (the problem also existed in Ubuntu 13.04). When I start dropbox, it downloads a single file (it's an ordinary photo, 2-3 mb) and ...
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Check-in/check-out tool for Dropbox in Ubuntu?

Does anyone know whether there is a check-in/check-out tool for Dropbox running Ubuntu? I'm basically looking for the linux version of Notifybox, which only supports Windows.
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1answer
278 views

Excessive Resource Use in Syncing Home Folders with Dropbox

My situation is that I work close to equally from home and from my workplace's office, and I'm attempting to set up two Ubuntu virtual machines that stay mostly synced with each other. I'm primarily ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Programmatically sync dropbox without daemon running

I would like to 'manually' force dropbox to sync at certain times (eg at regular, daily intervals using cron, as part of a larger backup script). My goal is to substitute the dropbox daemon with ...
6
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1answer
745 views

Does encrypting the hard drive affect file sync with programs like Dropbox, Ubuntu One, Spider Oak, Insync, and others?

For the last few months I've been having a lot of problems syncing with two computers that I reinstalled and encrypted the drives. It is happening with all the programs I mention in the subject. Can ...
3
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6answers
1k views

Dual boot- updating a folder from home partition in Dropbox or Ubuntuone?

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8 in perfect harmony. I have installed in windows an application so that I can mount the home (ext4) partition in windows. I am using Windows 8 ...
2
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2answers
83 views

Dropbox synchronizing every time I press a key in Kate

I've just noticed Dropbox will synchronize a file every time I press a key in Kate(the text editor). This behavior does not cause problems but it is annoying to say the least. Is this caused by ...
3
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3answers
279 views

Can I safely sync .config/ between computers?

I have a netbook and desktop which I'd like to share application configuration between through Dropbox. Currently my netbook is set to symlink ~/.config -> ~/Dropbox/.config which it's working fine. ...
13
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1answer
900 views

How do I integrate Dropbox in Sync Menu Indicator?

Is there anyway to integrate Dropbox in the Sync (cloud) Menu Indicator?
2
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2answers
467 views

How to synchronize a whole Ubuntu?

I think that the time is ripe to have my whole Ubuntu synchronized just as my Dropbox folder is. Given that we are always talking about files and directories, what's the difference between my ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Firewall settings for Dropbox LAN sync

I have two Ubuntu 12.04 computers on a wireless home network, kept in sync using Dropbox. I use Dropbox rather than Ubuntu One because of its LAN sync feature - preferable to doing everything via the ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Dropbox syncing file.ext~ (tilde, backup/temp)

When using Dropbox in Ubuntu everything seems fine, but on my Windows machine with Dropbox I end up with the file.ext~ backup/temp version of any files I opened in Ubuntu. Is there some way to prevent ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Can Tomboy import notes from a directory (eg Dropbox)?

I am an iOS user and use an app called PlainText to sync my notes with Dropbox. I noticed with Tomboy Notes you can sync to a local directory - upon setting this to the PlainText directory in Dropbox ...
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2answers
695 views

Sync Computers Using Ubuntu One without the Cloud

I am looking for a way that I can synchronize the files on two computers (assuming both run Ubuntu) WITHOUT uploading the files to the cloud as Ubuntu One does. Windows Live Mesh does this natively (I ...
5
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3answers
685 views

Sync Tomboy through Ubuntu One and local folders

Is there a way to synchronize Tomboy Notes through Ubuntu One and also to a local folder? I'd like to have it sync online with Ubuntu One but also create back ups in a Dropbox folder.
0
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0answers
470 views

How to create file/folder sync functionality (similar to Dropbox)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my own Dropbox / Ubuntu One server at home I think with time it will become possible to use a Dropbox locally on my Linux/Unix/Windows server. But for now, I would ...
4
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4answers
198 views

Synchronize 4GB of files

Is there any service with Linux client that can deal with synchronizing 4 GB of data? By synchronizing I mean keeping all data on their server with automatic upload when files are changed. I am happy ...
11
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5answers
2k views

Syncing apt-get installations between multiple computers

Is there a way to synchronize my installations (and removals) between multiple PCs? Preferably with dropbox - since I'm already using that to keep my files in sync. I thought of an alias for the ...
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0answers
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Experiences with Ubuntu One? [closed]

I'm currently testing several backup/sync services: Dropbox, SpiderOak and Ubuntu One. Of them, Dropbox is the winner hands down; SpiderOak is nice too, but a bit more intrusive and unpredictable ...
10
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4answers
2k views

Dropbox instead of the documents folder?

Hello I was wondering if it's possible to make Dropbox sync my ~/Documents folder? I'm on Ubuntu 10.10 netbook remix (Not that NBR should matter that much). I've read how to do this on Windows, and I ...