Cross-platform file syncing program for Windows, Mac OS, Linux and various mobile devices.

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Incorrect free and total space figures given for mapped network drive

In Windows 7, to map my Dropbox folder as a network drive under My Computer I use net use X: "\\localhost\Users\<username>\Dropbox". This works fine and I do the same for Google Drive and ...
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I couldn't install dropbox

Whenever I install Dropbox on Windows 8.1, the setup wizard will suddenly disappear after asking permission to install. I have tried to install Dropbox through the Windows Store previously. Did anyone ...
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Dropbox shell integration not working on Administrator profile (Windows 8.1)

Due to personal preference, I use the Administrator account as my main user account. I have installed Winrar and Adobe X and context menus appear just fine. When I install Dropbox, and it works as ...
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Can People See Other Folders in My Dropbox When I share a Certain Folder

I want to share a link to one of the folders(my trial account on Dropbox), say: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/cyvefdw2z32x3t6/AAC2nc6QIa-DmRSEpiTKFgppa?dl=0 And I'm wondering if people can see other ...
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Camera or cloud app that syncs only the picture I want to share [closed]

I am working with another person who lives far away. So whenever I do something, I take picture and send him to show that I did the work. However, this process is cumbersome. So I want something like ...
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Uploading large folders to Dropbox from external hard drive

I've got a puzzling dilemma that I've been trying to solve for weeks. I want to backup about 500 GBs from an external hard drive to my Dropbox Pro account. My computer's hard drive is nowhere near ...
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Store in server only changed files and delete them after synchronisation

I have two laptops (maybe one more on its way) running Ubuntu and I wish to keep certain directories synchronized. I've considered DropBox and I'm not happy about a couple of points: All my sensible ...
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Can Dropbox under OS X be accessed from a command line?

I want to access Dropbox in my Mac from a remote location with ssh. Is there any way to access Dropbox from the OS X command line?
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Onedrive: How can I save a shared folder to my drive?

I received an URL of a shared onedrive folder, I want to save that folder to my one drive account. But I can't see how this can be done. Can anyone give me any idea how this can be done? Other cloud ...
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Photos & Carousel - folder structure in finder?

I am thrilled about Photos (Apple) and Carousel (Dropbox). However, I see there is a MAJOR inconvenient that I don't seem to get myself around. It's great to be able to group the images in albums and ...
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I want to use Notepad++ with Dropbox but the option is disabled even though Dropbox is installed

I'm using Notepad++ on several computers, and rather than saving locally on each one I want to save to my Dropbox. There is an option in Notepad++ to do this, but it remains disabled. According to ...
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Why Dropbox, Copy and Box for Android does not sync folders like their desktop versions do? [closed]

I know is not because of space since I can fit my whole Dropbox folder in my phone and I could choose what folders to sync. And I also know it is not because it is useless since I could use this ...
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How to make onedrive works more like dropbox

I have a file. I want to know the location of the file. I copy the path to clipboard and this is what I get https://d.docs.live.net/673b7e884bddbb59/domainbanned.xlsx Okay. First of all, I want to ...
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Dropbox CLI syncing issues

I have (only) SSH access to a remote server, on which I installed Dropbox and the CLI as per these instructions: ...
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Synced dropbox files on corrupt profile (Windows 7) [duplicate]

I recently encountered an error that my Windows 7 user profile was corrupt. After unsuccessfully trying many fixes I conceded to start a new profile afresh. After doing so (and thinking that I fully ...
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One way upload to dropbox

I have large media files of several gigs that I want to upload to Dropbox without storing them on my computer. When I try and use the web portal for the upload, it takes several hours and my computer ...
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Delaying Dropbox startup on Windows

I am using Startup Delayer from R2 Studios during my Windows 7 startup. However the only app currently which seems that I cannot influence is Dropbox. I had moved the Dropbox from the standard startup ...
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Dropbox over Tor Browser

I have googled for that but found no tutorial. Dropbox is blocked on my network. I can use Tor Browser to access blocked sites. Is it possible to use Tor Browser's proxy for Dropbox client to access ...
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Dropbox offline on USB

I have a Dropbox account and I use it to share files among a few PCs. Now I need to use these files on a PC where Dropbox is blocked. I'm thinking on moving these files to a USB and use them there. ...
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Copied files manually. Dropbox wants to re-upload them all

I'm reinstalling Windows on a new hard drive, and copying everything across from the old one. I have something like 100GB of photos synced to Dropbox, but it seemed silly to download them all off the ...
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How do I create a public folder on Dropbox to host HTML files?

I have 2 HTML pages and a CSS page and I want to host it on the Dropbox's public folder. I have a free plan linked to a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 device. Unfortunately I failed to create a working ...
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How to sync specific files in Ubuntu with git or dropbox?

On my development machine, I have some configuration files saved at various locations. I want to save them and sync them somewhere in Cloud so that whenever I need to access the configurations I can ...
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Advice on User Permissions (Mac OS 10.8.3)

My first post here, so apologies for any missing information but I will try to cover as much as possible. In short, I am trying to allow two users access to a folder (and files) in one users Dropbox. ...
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Bitlocker and Dropbox

Im looking to enable bitlocker on my laptop. I Use my laptop for work and I have it connected to a company shared dropbox folder. As there is sensitive data in this dropbox older, Id like to enable ...
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Markdown files corrupted after syncing in Dropbox

I like to take notes in Markdown format and save them to Dropbox. Today I tried to open one of my note files and discovered that the file extension had been changed to ".MD.blfwiqj". When I attempted ...
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Access denied moving folders from Dropbox to Desktop

Simply put, I'm trying to move two folders from my Dropbox folder to my desktop. Sometimes it works, sometimes it says, "Access is denied". This is the code for the batch: @echo off :start move ...
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Win 7 Create Folder Junction from Desktop to inside Dropbox Folder

I'm not asking how it can be done, I already know how to; MKLNK /j C:\Users\<username>\Desktop C:\Users\<username>\Dropbox\Desk What I want to know is whether or not I should. I know ...
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Can I arrange that other computers only see certain dropbox folders? [closed]

I am using Dropbox. I paid for the PRO version and have 1 TB of storage. I want to store most of my files in Dropbox so I can get them backed up. Most of the files are private files (such as vacation ...
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How to point Dropbox app to the existing Dropbox location?

I have reinstalled Dropbox. Now it wants to start downloading all my files in my userprofile/dropbox. But there's already a completely downloaded Dropbox folder in E:/Dropbox/. I've been trying to ...
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How to list remote files and folders in the Google Drive or Dropbox folder, without having the files stored locally?

Dropbox and Google Drive are two great sync products but they always sync everything effectively crowding your hard drive really quickly. And I'm not referring to the default setting of syncing all ...
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Sync SFTP server with DropBox

I'm using Windows. I have a folder on a server that I can access via SFTP. I want to keep it in sync with a folder on Dropbox. Is there an easy way to do this? When a file is moved to Dropbox, I also ...
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Does Dropbox encrypt the files locally before uploading? [closed]

Are the files encrypted before they're uploaded or are the files encrypted on the server after being uploaded? If the former, is it a block cipher that is used locally? Is the key available to the ...
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How to control Dropbox in GNOME3?

The Dropbox website indicates that, to change settings, you click the icon in the system tray: I'm running GNOME3 (Fedora 21) which has no system tray. Where can I find the Dropbox icon? ...
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How do I know if DropBox has finished uploading my files from the web interface?

I've started to upload to my DropBox a couple of big files this morning from home before going to work. Now I'm at work and I don't have the client installed but I can access the web interface. ...
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Would a program like “Folder Lock” prevent hackers from locking my files?

I recently had most all my files locked by a some hacker. I had them backed up on Dropbox, but the sync also locked the files online. If I had had the Dropbox folder secured with Folder Lock, would my ...
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unprotected access to my dropbox acount

When I click on the dropbox icon on my desktop, the "recently changed" window opens up. On that window there is a link to dropbox.com If I click on the link it immediately opens my account ...
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Add Android folder to Dropbox repository

I'd like to add a specific folder that is in my android device to be part of my synced folders that dropbox maintain. Can I do it and how? in details: In my laptop I have all the dropbox folders ...
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Can I roll back files synced with dropbox

One of my computer got infected by encryption virus. Most files are encrypted. Only one computer got hit. However, dropbox sync those files with all the files In badgers, you added 4269 files. ...
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MS Word 2010: Link to object in a relative directory

I'm working in a Dropbox folder on a word document. I'd like to insert a pdf object which will be updated by a script separately. The problem is that the linked object in Insert > Object > Create from ...
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Deduplicate images synced across devices in various resolutions

I currently have a couple of scripts and Android apps that together do the following for a set of member devices (smartphones, PCs, digital cameras): all pictures taken by all member devices are ...
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Is there a way to ignore/exclude subfolders from syncing on Dropbox (for Mac OS X)?

Context: I'm trying to sync my entire Mac home folder into Dropbox. I moved Dropbox into the root folder, and sym-linked the home folder into Dropbox. The problem is that ~/Library/Containers consists ...
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Disable Dropbox Camera Upload for a particular device

Is there a way to disable the Dropbox auto-import for a particular device on OSX? I want it to automatically import pictures from my phone, but not from my camera. Thanks!
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how to move files from onedrive back to your laptop? [closed]

how to move files from onedrive back to your laptop? i didn't know dropbox could autosync so i made the mistake of setting up onedrive i can't believe i even need to be asking this. took 4 hours ...
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How do I move folders around within Dropbox whilst preserving the file version history?

I want to do a bit of housekeeping within my Dropbox folder. How can I move folders around in such a way that their Dropbox file version history is maintained?
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New Dropbox update on Surface 1 on Windows RT: No download funcion

All: Good morning. I recently updated my dropbox on my Surface 1 Unit, running the Windows RT operating system. The new dropbox app does not seem to have a "download" function. I keep masters on ...
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Is there a way to password-protect Dropbox settings (preferences) on a local Windows computer?

I want to load my Dropbox account on my wife's laptop, but only make certain folders available. (I have a pro account with 1TB of space, and she only has a free account with 4 GB, which is why I want ...
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reinstalling dropbox.exe but leaving files on that system intact

For some reason (I do not know why), dropbox.exe disappeared from my tray and I couldn't find it my windows program menu either. It showed that it was installed when I went to control panel>remove ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Mailbox App for Mac

I am using Mailbox mail client for Mac, and I'd like to know what are all the available keyboard shortcuts. Some of them are similar to Gmail (like E or R). Where can I find a complete list of ...
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Moving folders in Dropbox to an external Hard drive - on a Mac

I'm trying to move one of my dropbox folders to a backup hard drive. I am out of space on my dropbox. But... it's saying it won't download the folder as the folder is too large. What would you suggest ...
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Sync .IMG To Dropbox Without Reuploading Entire File When Changes Are Made?

I have an issue, which is that when I try to sync an .img file to Dropbox on Android (via DropSync app), the entire file is reuploaded when even a single byte is changed. This doesn't happen with ...