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Can I use Dropbox or SpiderOak with a whole disk encrypted system using TrueCrypt with no problems?

A bit silly question right here... Is it possible to use Dropbox or SpiderOak with a whole disk encrypted system using TrueCrypt whithout any problem syncing ? Can these applications recognize the ...
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Moving files around in Dropbox

I have two Windows computers and a phone linked to my dropbox. Last night, I went through sorting out my Camera Uploads folder and deleted lots of photos and moved everything else into various ...
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Multiple file server syncing

Here is my setup : Office 1 : 20 users a dropbox sharing between all Office 2 : 9 users, sharing the same dropbox to share the files My problem : Office 2 is in remote place and gets only a 4G ...
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Why does Dropbox show sync of files that are not mine ?

Why does Dropbox show sync of files that are not mine ? In the image below, the top item is my file, the others ex. i-didnt-feel-appreciated--blabla, etc are not mine. However when checking my ...
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DropBox without proprietary software

Is there a way to upload files to a DropBox account, and to later retrieve those files from the same DropBox account: without making those files public; and without requiring a GUI; and without ...
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Share Eclipse keyring file between 2 computers

I'm using Eclipse with Remote Systems plugin to access multiple SSH server. Using a dropbox account, I'm sharing the profiles directory to my home pc, and that is working fine (if I add a new server ...
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several .dat files - can these be safely deleted

In my Dropbox folder in computer as also on the cloud I see many files for example SyncToy_2c213230-95b1-41b5-a2b1-87722834edce.dat. Can these be safely deleted since these are pretty old files.
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Sync Dropbox to External hard drive, unlinking, etc

My laptop is jam packed full in terms of storage (it is quite old and has limited storage anyway) and I have just got some external hard drives to free up some space. Approx. 30GB of this is ...
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Can I sync my Dropbox camera uploads without using a wireless network?

I'm currently travelling and taking a lot of photos on my smart phone. I typically use Dropbox with the camera upload feature, to have them sync automatically to computer. At home this works ...
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Will archiving little-used directories in my Dropbox folder increase the indexing speed?

I have 14336 files in my Dropbox directory. Many of these are in old projects that I don't touch any more, but that I like to keep around in case I need them. I know that Dropbox holds an index on ...
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OSX: Making sure Dropbox always starts after SD card is mounted?

I have a Macbook Pro with a relatively small SSD, so I use a 128GB MicroSD card in a nifty little adapter I plug flush into the side of the laptop for some extra storage. I have quite a large ...
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How to stop Dropbox Creating Multiple Duplicate Files?

I have two computers sharing the same Dropbox account. One computer was turned off for sometime, and now after turning it on, Dropbox is creating duplicates of lots of folders and files that had ...
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Dropbox missing icon.. Sometimes

I'm stuck with a problem about Dropbox icon. I'm using Debian 7 Wheezy. I've installed Dropbox. When I run manually: dropbox start -i -> Everything is fine and I've an icon on the top-right ...
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How to share screen capture via Dropbox?

In Dropbox preferences under Import, there is an option to Share screenshots using Dropbox I'm using Skitch and nothing happens when I do a screenshot. Has anyone had success with this?
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How to manually put files in view-only Dropbox folder before sync

My company has a business Dropbox account and we use it as a way to distribute program files to client's machines with our own single account. Dropbox helps ease the way we update those files ...
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Dropbox: can't restore deleted files

I'm using Dropbox on two linux machines, one with fedora and the other with ubuntu. I deleted all the files of dropbox on fedora machine a long time ago. And then I havn't used that machine since. ...
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Is there a way to set a password on a dropbox folder?

I have a basic Dropbox account with 150GB free due to promotions of Samsung devices, school, friend referrals, etc. I'm sharing that account with my mother and my girlfriend because I have so much ...
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Shared Dropbox folder doesn't appear in file directory in windows?

I have no problem accessing this shared folder through the website, it even shows up in the desktop app However I don't have the option save things to the shared folder and as you can see in the ...
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How can I stop Drobox sync during the day and automatically start at night

I'm trying to stop the Dropbox daemon from running during the day. I'd like to start it and perform a sync around 6 pm daily. I'm running Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 on an iMac 27'.
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Unable to uninstall dropbox in a roaming profile or to delete data from an existing dropbox

For several years i had a running dropbox installation pointing to a home directory on a network drive associated with my roaming profile in a windows 2012 environment. Some days ago, i realized that ...
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Mac OS 10.10.3 Dropbox 3.6.0 upload auto limit bandwidth no longer working

I've got 32gb of Ram and use Fios 50/50 Mbs up and down but lately when large files are uploading EVEN my mouse won't cooperate until I 'Pause' dropbox or throttle it way way down. This is new. What ...
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Practical way to share 15GB of files with distributed users on cable connections

I am working with a company of 7 employees distributed throughout the U.S., each with basic cable internet connections, who need to share about 15 GB of thousands of documents (mostly Word and PDF ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a ASUS Laptop

I have an ASUS laptop which I am trying to re-purpose as a Linux machine, to which I purchased a new 750GB hard drive. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and followed general guidelines for ...
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Dropbox - soft link from external hard drive doesn't get recognized by Dropbox on OS X

I store some super large compilation of files on my external hard drive because there isn't enough space on my Macbook Pro. I would like to have them in my Dropbox as well. In this question Uploading ...
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Get links for all pictures uploaded in folder in Google Drive/One Drive/whatever cloud service

I am trying to find a way to get the .jpg links for all the pictures I have uploaded in a specific folder in my Google Drive or OneDrive accounts (or whatever one would work, if possible), so I can ...
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My new Windows 8 computer will only let me download files from my Dropbox. It won't allow me to upload them

My new Windows 8 computer will only let me download files from my Dropbox. It won't allow me to upload them. I try to save, but only the computer's default cloud storage comes up, no Dropbox option.
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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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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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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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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 ...