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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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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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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 ...
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Make Dropbox store and sync only on SD card?

How would I set this up in reality? I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 lxde on a Chromebook with allocated 10gb on the drive(1gb left at the moment). I wish to be able to edit some LaTeX reports on my ...
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Dropbox downloaded zip contains same foldernames twice

I'm not sure if this is a Ubuntu related question. The problem: when I download a folder from dropbox, the files are spread over folders with basically the same name except for the folder name ...
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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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Dropbox very high CPU usage without any actual data transfer

The Dropbox process constantly clocks more than 50% CPU usage sometimes going up to the higher 80s and 90s. At the same time it does not even upload/download the files it is supposed to. The progress ...
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Unable to log in to the Dropbox website

The problem I am facing is the following: I go to the Dropbox website using both (Firefox or Chrome) and try to login and after some time the following message is displayed There was a problem ...
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How to add dropbox to file selection dialog box

I use dropbox very often and I have it installed in both windows and ubuntu.In windows,a shortcut to the dropbox folder is added automatically to the left panel of file/folder selection dialog box. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation of the dropbox daemon failed [duplicate]

I know questions like this were asked several times before, but non of those solutions helped me out. I tried to install dropbox on a clean Ubuntu 14.04 installation, but I can't get it to work. ...
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No Dropbox app on Ubuntu BQ mobile [closed]

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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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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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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Share dropbox folder between Ubuntu and Windows

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu installed on the same HDD. I have created separate NTFS partition for Dropbox and trying to share Dropbox folder for both OS. Everything works fine with from Windows side, ...
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Dropbox won't start on ubuntu 14.04; overwrites autostart entry

I noticed recently that my dropbox was no longer running on startup (the icon no longer appeared in the tray at top right, and nothing was syncing.) In Startup Applications, dropbox is selected, with ...
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Restoring a deleted dropbox folder

I followed the installation instructions here to install Dropbox on a machine using the terminal (no GUI can be used). By accident my local ~/Dropbox folder got deleted. Now I am unable to get it ...
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Is it possible to see old notifications?

I recently changed some settings in my inotify configuration so that phpstorm would be able to index my files better(I think?). Now my dropbox installation is on the fritz. It can't scan through my ...
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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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Why Dropbox doesn't work properly anymore?

For about a week dropbox stopped to work properly on all of my Linux computers. There are no Dropbox icons in indicator, dropbox folder sometimes shows sync icons, but usually does not. Reinstalling ...
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help needed in installing dropbox in 14.04 lts [duplicate]

I am trying to install Dropbox in my newly installed Ubuntu system. Every time I try, I will end with the same problem Trouble connecting to Dropbox servers. May be your internet connection in ...
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Kubuntu Fails To Mount NTFS on startup, then succeeds but it's too late

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 x64, I'm a complete noob at Linux and Kubuntu and have never asked a question on here before, and I have a NTFS partition on my HDD that is shared with a Windows 8.1 partition ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to restart Nautilus (required by Dropbox)

Every time I log in dropbox opens up the screen informing me that Nautilus needs to be restarted. Clicking the restart button does nothing though. If I enter terminal and run nautilus -q it ...
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Dropbox Fails To Start With “VerificationError: importing pylinux…”

Dropbox fails to start with "VerificationError: importing pylinux..." . It seems that some recent Python update breaks Dropbox, resulting in the following error: Starting Dropbox...Traceback (most ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...