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How can I make dropbox display an icon in Gnome Shell?

There's no icon of dropbox in the gnome-shell's tray (bottom-right corner). There's just text. I tried different icon themes but still it's missing. Here's a screenshot:
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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 ...
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Dropbox add to Computer Menu in Nautilus

I was wondering if there was any way to "bookmark" dropbox in nautilus on the left hand side? Would be useful to have. I tried searching but had no success, so I apologise in advanced if this has ...
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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 ...
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How can I control Dropbox sync programmatically?

I have Dropbox Nautilus sync running. I want to programmatically pause sync, then do something to the directory, and then resume sync again. Is there a way to pause and resume Dropbox Nautilus sync ...
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Problem with dropbox installing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? Installing in 12.10 beta. This message: breaks existing package "nautilus-dropbox" conflict: ...
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WINE and items in notification area [closed]

I have an app called Dropbox. I installed it with the help of WINE. Well, I get the icon in the Ubuntu notification area, but when I click on it to open it, it is transparent (see attached image)
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Dropbox icon in tray is missing

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and today when I start my laptop I saw that the dropbox icon is missing from the top panel and I don't know how can I get it back.
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How do I uninstall Dropbox?

After booting up, a popup screen tells me Dropbox did not install correctly, but it is lurking somewhere. To install properly I first have to delete the incorrect install. How can I do that? I'm ...
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Wifi selective proxy server

I use Dropbox to backup files on my 12.04 laptop. Currently, whenever Dropbox has an internet connection it syncs. This is an issue when I am tethering with my mobile because of the cost of mobile ...
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Dropbox install fails in 12.04 TLS (32 bit)

In Ubuntu I choose the "Try Ubuntu" mode. Every time I try to install DB via download from the DB-Site and Software Center it confirms as "intalled". But the Dropbox is nowhere to be found. It is not ...
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How to do a Automatic shutdown when Dropbox stops synching?

Is it possible, or rather is there a way to automatically shutdown Ubuntu (I'm running 12.04) when Dropbox stops synching? That would really suit my needs and cut power consumption. Thanks ...
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New user configuration

I want to make my Dropbox directory secure from unwitting changes. So I made for my directory and files inside the following actions: chown -R dropbox:dropbox Dropbox The idea is that I work under ...
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Questions pertaining to backing up on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to backup all settings, list of installed packages, tweaks, etc? Firstly, I wonder if it wouldn't hurt to backup EVERYTHING, are there any downsides to backing ...
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Disk quota for a folder

I would like to limit the amount of data my Deja dup backup will try to put on its corresponding Dropbox folder, say limit it only to 500MB? Is it possible to set a disk quota on a file folder?
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Moving Deja Dup Backups From Dropbox to Ubuntu One

Is there a way where I can instead transfer/upload all my previous Deja dup backups from my Dropbox to my Ubuntu One and then from there, Deja dup will just continue synching with it whenever it ...
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How to start / stop Dropbox at a specific time

I have setup a service on my Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server, which works when started and stopped manually using sudo service <service> start etc. However I would like to have the service (dropbox ...
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Configuring Dropbox on Ubuntu server

I've got a Ubuntu server running on an old laptop. The OS is on a 4GB USB drive and I use a SATA drive attached for storage. Now I wanted to set up Dropbox on this machine. I've got it running using ...
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Forcing Zeitgeist to index Dropbox folder

I am running Ubuntu 11.10, and I would like to force Zeitgeist to index my Dropbox folder. I understand that Zeitgeist is a passive service that logs particular events (such as opening or downloading ...
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Why does Dropbox fail with a “dropboxd not found” error?

This is a fresh install of Dropbox on a 12.04 server running on a 32bit system. It does not seem to fail the installation, but when I try to run it, I am told it can't find the file. Following the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dropbox installation issue (stuck at 99%) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox install stuck at 99%, how do I fix it? (and any dpkg errors) I have Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. Yes, I read this post: Dropbox install stuck at 99%, how do I fix it? ...
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Problem installing Dropbox

I am having a problem installing Dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 Files in subdirectories of /var are locked preventing the completion of installation
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My top panel and launcher is gone after trying to install Dropbox

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 and when I tried to install Dropbox it froze at 99%. Then I hit the reset button and I lost the control panel on top and the launcher. I then tried ...
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Dropbox 99% instalation crash. Strange “Searching” Ubuntu Software Center bug [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox fails to install, stuck at 99% I just installed Dropbox via Ubuntu Software Center, and the known crash of 99%, which was in Ubuntu Software center, happened. I ...
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How to update dropbox in Xubuntu 12.04?

I tried to find a way to update my dropbox installation but none of the solutions I found on Internet work. My system is Xubuntu 12.04 and has dropbox 1.4.0 installed. The .deb file on the Dropbox ...
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Dropbox install stuck at 99%, how do I fix it? (and any dpkg errors)

I tried to install Dropbox using How to install Dropbox?, or with apt-get install nautilus-dropbox. Dropbox loads until 99% and then hangs, causing the system to go to 100% cpu usage. If I reboot or ...
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Installing Dropbox fails at 99%, causing dpkg errors…how do I fix? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox fails to install, stuck at 99% I've run a script (ubuntu-12.04-postinstall.py) that auto-installs suggested programs. All of it worked fine until it tried to ...
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Dropbox error - 'echo 100000 | sudo tee / proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches'

Dropbox gives me an error that mentions echo tee 100000 but then it disappears. How to fix or remove msg?
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How to see the names of files that Dropbox is uploading/downloading?

I would like to know the names of the files that Dropbox is currenting upload and downloading. How to best do that? Happy with either a GUI or command line answer...
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Software Center is stuck for Dropbox “applying changes” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox install stuck at 99%, how do I fix it? (and any dpkg errors) I wanted to download and install Dropbox, but it has been stuck "applying changes" for almost an ...
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How do I prevent Dropbox from being automatically added to the autostart list after launching it?

Everytime I start Dropbox (in Precise) it gets added to the autostart list even if I deleted the entry before. I don't want Dropbox to be started when I log in only when I want it to. How to prevent ...
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Is there any way to force Dropbox to open the Dropbox folder in a file manager other than Nautilus?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, with both PCManFM and Nautilus installed. I've succesfully set the default file manager to PCManFM: I've accomplished that by doing the following steps: Right-clicking a ...
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When is Google Drive going to be released on Ubuntu? [closed]

Does anyone have any information on when Google Drive App will be released for Ubuntu Linux?
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Dropbox gives an error message when starting up but then it disappears [duplicate]

Something like "cannot monitor file system , run sudo tee 1000 |"..., but then it disappears before I can read the full message. Dropbox seems to work ok so not sure what this is about?
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Stop Ubuntuone-syncdaemon from running in background automatically

Is there a way to stop ubuntuone-syncdaemon automatically (and all other Ubuntu One related processes) from running in the background after I quit the Ubuntu One app? Like when you quit Dropbox, it ...
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Shotwell with Dropbox

I import all my photos with Shotwell into a folder within my Dropbox so all the photos are available to other devices. However, most importing is done on Linux laptop and while photos are available ...
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Dropbox service not starting automatically after kernel upgrade

I upgraded a kernel on my 64bit 12.04 server and now the Dropbox service is not launching after the reboot. I can still start it manually by: sudo service dropbox start I was using the instructions ...
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Ubuntu in Virtualbox in Dropbox or Cloud?

I would like to have a virtual machine of ubuntu , that I can access everywhere , without having to carry my Virtual HD , could I put the VHD on something like dropbox or google drive and use it ...
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Resuming an upgrade to 12.04 which got stuck on reconfiguring dropbox

I was upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 and the process got stuck when reconfiguring/downloading dropbox. I had to break the upgrade at 87% and don't think my system will boot now. Is there any way to ...
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How to install Dropbox?

For some reason installing Dropbox via software center does not work. I get a message that sends me to Dropbox website where I follow the instructions. But at the end it says it says: Next, run ...
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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 ...
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Tool for a “meta cloud”

Is there a tool in Ubuntu which collects the different logins of my cloud hosts (dropbox, ubuntu one, box.net, HIdrive etc...) and turns them into a big "meta cloud virtual hard disk"?
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How do I configure Dropbox to log to syslog?

Dropbox is currently running well on Ubuntu server 10.04. How can I setup dropbox to log any sync in syslog or even separate log file?
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Ubuntu One Dropbox Conflict

I am using 11.10 and have been using Dropbox on my various PCs (Windows and Ubuntu) for a long time. I decided to see what Ubuntu One was about and loaded it on all my PCs. It started to amend my ...
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Install Dropbox in Xubuntu

Using Xubuntu 11.10 I figured there might be a problem installing Dropbox using the .deb file from the website since XFCE doesn't use Nautilus. Some tutorials said that you have to install Nautilus ...
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How to transfer files a-la Dropbox with an iPad in a LAN?

I use Dropbox to transfer file (ebooks, documents, images...) to and from an iPad and 2 ubuntu laptops in the same LAN, but it's a nonsense to move files to the cloud and back again to the same LAN. ...
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Ubuntu One Significantly Slower than DropBox

I have tried many times to make the switch to Ubuntu One but I never could because of it being significantly slower at uploading files than DropBox. I want the extra space and the integration with ...
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Which DropBox installer do I have to download for use on Lubuntu?

Which one should I use - Ubuntu or Debian? The Debian one I guess since Lubuntu doesn't use nautilus. Not sure though.
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Marlin, Ubuntu 11.10 and Dropbox (and Ubuntu One) plugins

I have installed marlin the elementary OS file manager in my system but I don't see any Dropbox support for it by default, is it available? How can I install it?
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How can I encrypt data in Ubuntu One or Dropbox?

I'd love to use Ubuntu One or Dropbox features, like file storage and so on, but I don't want anyone else to access my data, USA Patriot act etc.. I want things to be encrypted so that the only place ...