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 is open. Furthermore, I get this strange error, which I'm not finding in any threads :

(dropbox:8515): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita",

I initially installed with:

cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf -

Then opened with:


and logged into account. When I close terminal, dropbox vanishes. Ubuntu 14.04/Unity/64bit


I used this https://www.dropbox.com/download?dl=packages/ubuntu/dropbox_1.6.0_amd64.deb Saved to my download folder Then installed with:

sudo gdebi ~/Downloads/dropbox_1.6.0_amd64.deb

Depending your l/x/k/ubuntu flavour you may have to install gdebi first:

sudo apt-get install gdebi

Mine is running fine in 32bit and 64bit. Lubuntu 14.04 I just added the dropbox to my autostart to force lansync

dropbox lansync y
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