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Indicator and notifications missing for Dropbox on Ubuntu 15.10

I've no appindicator icon for dropbox. Also, dropbox osd notifications are missing too. I've already tried this and it didn't help. I'm running dropbox 3.14.5 on Ubuntu 15.10.
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Dropbox tray icon still have transparency issues [on hold]

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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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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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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Can't complete dropbox installation from behind proxy

Problem: My PC on campus sits behind a proxy (requiring authentication) and I can't setup Dropbox. I am convinced that this is a proxy issue as I can't setup Ubuntu one either (but I don't use Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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How to set up Dropbox on Ubuntu Server?

I've installed Dropbox on Ubuntu Server 9.10 using these instructions, however I am struggling to find out what to do next. Other help pages are related to those with a GUI. Running dropbox status ...
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Have to run dropbox with `~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd`, why not just dropbox?

I've had nemo file manager with the dropbox extension but after the problem of nemo 2.0 that couldn't render the desktop properly, I removed both of them, and installed nautilus. Now, I am trying to ...
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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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How to Link and use two or more Dropbox Accounts simultaneously

I have two Dropbox accounts. Is it possible to link and use both of the accounts simultaneously without logging in as the different user? Do not confuse with similar looking post Multiple ...
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Dropbox won't start anymore

Since a while, 2 weeks, Dropbox does not startup anymore on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with GNOME shell. When I run dropbox start -i in the console I get the following output. Starting ...
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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 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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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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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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Dropbox is taking too much CPU time. How can I fix it?

I recently noticed that Dropbox is taking about 50-90% of my CPU for more than just a few seconds sometimes - mostly when downloading/syncing many or large files. Still, I guess that even when ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Dropbox and Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work after setting python3.4 as default

In Ubuntu 14.04, I've set python3.4 as the default python version. After that, Dropbox doesn't launch at startup and the Ubuntu Software Center cannot open up anymore. Running them from the command ...
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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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Dropbox 3.2.9 ignoring local themes / missing notification icon

After upgrading from xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, I found that dropbox needed re-installation on my system, amongst a slew of other problems. I performed the following as suggested here: sudo rm -rf ...
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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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Loading Dropbox on start-up when my Dropbox folder is on separate partition

My Dropbox folder is on another partition on my harddrive and Dropbox loads on start up. But since the separate partition has't been opened yet, Dropbox complains that my Dropbox folder is missing. So ...
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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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How do I fix a “Can't access Dropbox folder” error?

I'm having a rather strange problem with Dropbox that started a few weeks ago. Dropbox will stop syncing with the message "Can't access Dropbox folder", and refuse to sync until I reboot. I've tried ...
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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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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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How to install Dropbox on Ubuntu 14 Server [GUI-less]?

I followed the steps in this link from Dropbox website: https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx But when I run the ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd nothing happens... I don't see the message... I also ...
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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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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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How to sync onedrive for business?

At my school we are starting to implement Office 365 for our students. We are working on basis of a bring-your-own-device strategy and will meet all kinds of devices and OS's. Office 365 comes with a ...
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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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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 ...