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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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Dropbox link to www

I have apache installed on my Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. I want to link a folder named html from the dropbox, to the www folder. I pressed right-click on the html folder, and clicked make link, and I cut ...
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How to install Dropbox 2.6.27?

How to install Dropbox 2.6.27 (published on 04/11/2014) on Ubuntu 13.10 ? I can't find the installer in the folders I extracted from the archive. Official link : Dropbox 2.6.27
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Dropbox on LiveCD (Persistent)

On a 'persistent' live-USB, the dropbox installation 'forgets' email & password, and reinstalls at every reboot. (The command line client also suffers from the same problem) Does anyone know a ...
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Dropbox Captures the Internet

I recently installed Dropbox on my computer.The problem is that when Dropbox is syncing i.e. uploading or downloading no I cannot use internet on my other programs like firefox. On the other hand this ...
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Dropbox Re-Installation

I first installed dropbox with the following commands: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5044912E sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu precise main" sudo ...
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Dropbox does not sync after suspend

Whenever I suspend my Ubuntu, and then rewake it, Dropbox does not sync, so I don't see files that I edited on other computers. How can I make it sync?
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Dropbox 1.6 configuration

I'm working with ubuntu 12.04 and I installed dropbox 1.6.0. After installation, it working. The dropbox icon is in the notification area and I can configure it. The most important for me is to ...
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Sending large files to clients

I own a new recording studio and we have been using cloud storage like Dropbox to send large files to our clients. However, I feel there must be a more practical solution that having to wait hours for ...
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How to start nautilus-dropbox with Gnome and kfilebox with KDE?

I use Ubuntu/Kubuntu 12.10 with KDE 4.10 and Unity, switching beetween the two depending on what I intend to do. My question is: How can I make sure that the package nautilus-dropbox is only ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu server: Start dropbox.py of a user without logign in

I have an ubuntu server 12.04. User X logins rarely, but I would like to keep his dropbox folder updated. How can I accomplish that dropbox of user X service starts at boot/reboot without the user X ...
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encfs not decrypting on clean install

I did a clean install of 12.04 (after a failed upgrade to 12.10 - beware the graphics drivers) I had used encfs + Dropbox to create an encrypted backup. I have downloaded the .encrypted files, the ...
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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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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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Does Dropbox work ok with Ubuntu server 13.04?

I run a minecraft server that stays in sync with Dropbox and currently i have been using Ubuntu desktop. I want to switch to Ubuntu server 13.04, I have been practicing with Ubuntu server somewhat. ...
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Ubuntu + TrueCrypt + Dropbox + Desktop PC with WIndows 7 + Netbook with 12.04

I have two PCs, a netbook running Ubuntu 12.04 and a desktop running Windows 7. I use Dropbox to share files between the two PCs. I need to encrypt some files, and I have installed TrueCrypt on both ...
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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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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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Is there a way to view progress when syncing with Dropbox?

Is there a way to see sync progress when uploading and downloading files with Dropbox instead of just the speed and remaining time?
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Dropbox keeps having me log back in

Each time I boot up Ubuntu, Dropbox asks me to log back and then tells me that I have linked to this computer before, which I have. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 off of a live USB. Dropbox is the only ...
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iotop shows 99.8% IO load on “--render” and “--extension” and “dropbox \fataldb” processes

folks. System works more or less fine, but stucks from time to time. I've tried to detect using iotop it and it seems that disk io is the bottleneck. chrome and jbd2 keep writing to disk all the ...
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Dropbox 1.6.0 connexion menu greyed out with Ubuntu 13.10

I installed DropBox over my new installation of Ubuntu 13.10 (Unity desktop) with the installation .deb file from DropBox (64-bit). (I installed also its dependency python-gpgme.) It worked before ...
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encfs not decrypting all files

Had an encrypted drive that I kept on Dropbox. Did a clean install When I downloaded encrypted files, everything was there. When I gave encfs the key, most of the files were decrypted. But not all. ...
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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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Dropbox sys-tray functions broken

Some of the functions in the dropbox menu seem to be broken. I can open the dropbox folder, view recently changed files, access the preferences and quit. 'Launch Dropbox Website', 'Get More Space' ...
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Changing Dropbox location

So long story short, i made a ubuntu instance on aws with very little storage space and hooked it up to a s3 bucket using s3fs (which should make it big enough for my dropbox). However since the ...
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Can't work with files named with russian characters

After saving file in LibreOffice with russian name it displays in Nautilus like "??????.odt". This file correctly opens in LibreOffice, but with "??????.odt" title in titlebar. Another side of ...
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ltsp: fat client with motion -> dropbox upload

I would like to install motion on my ltsp fat clients, which actually works well. What I don't know is how to upload the created files via dropbox. Can someone point me in the right direction? I ...
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Can I use Dropbox as a virtual partition?

As if you have a FTP server and you can mount it on Linux, can you do the same with Dropbox? Or is not possible?
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Changes in remote dropbox files via ssh does not actualize local files

I have an officePC (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) which I access from homePC (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) through ssh and I change some remote files in a dropbox folder, but the local dropbox folder doesnt mirror the ...
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Dropbox won't start anymore

Since a while, 2 weeks, Dropbox does not startup anymore on my laptop running Ubuntu 13.10 with GNOME classic. This is different from Dropbox won't start anymore. After installation, a dialog ...
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Dropbox folder is not showing in upper toolbar Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Dopbox using it's site: https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx But after installation dropbox folder hasn't appeared in upper toolbar. But syncing my files. HELP!
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Installing 64 bit Ubuntu after having used 32 bit lead to errors in Dropbox because of differing architectures

I installed Ubuntu 32 bit, even though I really wanted to install 64 bit. So now I've installed Ubuntu 64 bit in its place. I had /home on its own partition, so that stayed the same. I've installed ...
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EncFS, Dropbox and suddenly lower cases

This is a long-shot, but I wonder if anyone has experienced the same as I just did. I have Ubuntu 12.04 at home and at work. All partitions involved are ext4. The set-ups at home and at work are ...
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Cloud (Dropbox), Symlinks, to windows partition

I have just signed in so i'm a newbie here... i've tries googling for a couple of hours but i am now stuck with lots of questions in my head being new to linux... I just love symbolic links (best ...
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Disappearing dropbox icon, can't uninstall and reinstall

My dropbox icon from the top bar has disappeared. I have tried to uninstall and reinstall as suggested in an answer to someone with a similar problem but sudo apt-get remove dropbox gets the reply ...
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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 ...
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Dropbox & Thunar - Recently changed files not opened

I'm running Ubuntu with Thunar and dropbox. Thunar dropbox integration works fine. Buuut: when I click on one of the "Recently changed files" in Dropbox indicator, it opens Dropbox main folder, not ...
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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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Starting Dropbox on its own without any user intervention

I am trying to use Dropbox on Ubuntu 12.04. It is having many problems: Dropbox is not automatically starting on its own. At start, when I login into the user, it asks me, dropbox needs root access ...
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Dropbox crashes Nautilus 9 - Refusing to add […] 'NautilusDropbox::browse'

I use ubuntu 13.04 64. the two similar posts did not help me (Nautilus crashing because of Dropbox (Ubuntu 13.04) and Dropbox crashes nautilus) I think my problem is different as I get a different ...
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Drobox startup application not (always) working

I have three Dropbox instances set up to run simultaneously on my Ubuntu 12.04 system. The two additional instances are called by a shell script with the following code (as showed on numerous blogs): ...
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Dropbox reinstalls at evey boot

This started a couple of weeks ago. When I start my machine which has Ubuntu 12.04 on it, I am told I need to download Dropbox again. If I click cancel the message pops right back up. If I click OK - ...
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Dropbox Zip Always Corrupted Lubuntu 13.04

in dropbox always when i choose download folder as zip (from download button) and when the zip is downloaded, and when i open it, several files seems missing and when i extract the zip, the ...
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Forgot encfs password

I followed the guide here: http://www.webupd8.org/2011/06/encrypt-your-private-dropbox-data-with.html to get dropbox encfs working on my first computer. I disabled the syncing of the encryption key. ...
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Software center unresponsive

Having a problem with Software Center being unresponsive. At the moment in the "progress" tab it's "searching" and it's stuck at canceling. Tried installing Dropbox earlier but that didn't go ...
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Leaving all dropbox shared folders on logon

I got this incredibly annoying problem where I automatically leave all shared folders on Dropbox when I log on my Ubuntu. I got my dropbox folder on a separate partition that is used by both my ...
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How to upgrade to Dropbox 1.4.20 on Ubuntu 12.10?

Dropbox on Ubuntu 12.10 has a problem where the status always indicates Connecting... According to the account tab on my preferences dialog I am running 1.4.12. In the release notes from 1.4.20 ...