I have A Samsung Galaxy 3 phone. It has a app called Dropbox, and Windows 7 also has it. Does Ubuntu have it to? Sure would make it handy to have all my stuff available on all my computers.
Dropbox is an incredible product that keeps all of your files synced across your different devices. Samsung took note of the company and began integrating the software back when they released the Galaxy S III, giving users a free 50GB pass.
I have two laptops, both running ubuntu 14.04 with gnome. Until a couple of weeks ago I was using dropbox on both. Now neither is able
to connect to the dropbox website - with either google-chrome or firefox. For a while I was able to continue to update my dropbox but this has now
ceased - perhaps because of my attempts to reinstall dropbox.
I tried to upgrade dropbox after having received a pop-up message in desktop from dropbox asking me to do it. I followed the instructions on the dropbox official downloading page. Dropbox can now only be accessed trought the command ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd and it seems that my cpu is overused. When I restart my computer, dropbox still asks me to upgrade.
Dropbox is a nifty little application that lets you sync and share files on the Internet and between several computers. Want to send a movie to a friend? Use Dropbox. Want to have a common folder for pictures that you and your girlfriend can update on different computers? Use Dropbox. The problem with Dropbox is that you cant share entire folders. Only individual links.
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 changes.
Have you used dropbox to sync your mail dirs? Was it a disaster? ... ?
I have been using dropbox to sync across three ubuntu machines (two with 9.04, one with 10.04) and a windows vista machine, for about six months. I've seen a couple of oddities but am basically very happy with it. I pay for their 50GB store.
I've dropbox v1.4.17 installed and I want to change the path from (...)/Dropbox to (...)/dropbox.
I think until v1.2 this was done by changing dropbox_path field in the sqlite file ~/.dropbox/config.db. Now, this field is hidden inside the encrypted ~/.dropbox/config.dbx (security reasons , I guess).