I'm a Linux newbie that's having a fair bit of trouble getting Dropbox to run in Xubuntu 13.10 (which is in VirtualBox – Windows 8.1 host).
Everything seems to install correctly, but when it starts for the first time, nothing happens. I don't get a 'Dropbox Setup' window to enter my account. The Dropbox status is perpetually
Connecting... I do see a taskbar icon, but when I go into Dropbox preferences, everything is greyed out. The
.dropbox folder is made in my home directory, but not the
I've tried uninstalling it and reinstalling in several different ways, but it's always the same. I'm not sure if the problem lies with Dropbox, Xubuntu or VirtualBox. Any ideas?
UPDATE: I went to try user1201232's suggestion of looking at the log before/after installation, and it miraculously worked this time! I have absolutely no idea what's changed and why it worked now and not before, but whatever - I'm content.