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Can I arrange that other computers only see certain dropbox folders? [on hold]

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 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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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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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 ...
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If my external hard drive letter changed, is relinking my dropbox account the right action?

I use dropbox on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. My dropbox account folder is located on an external hard drive. I rebooted the computer and the external hard drive letter changed, which caused the ...
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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 let my friends upload their files to my Dropbox account?

I have a bunch of friends, and we will share our documents and photos. My original idea is that we can use "public folder" or "shared folder" in Dropbox so that each of us can easily upload photos to ...
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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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Which way can I avoid Dropbox syncing older files when restoring a CloneZilla image?

Is there a way to avoid Dropbox Syncing older files back to my account when restoring a CloneZilla system image?
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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 share photos directly from Dropbox instead of links? [migrated]

Using Dropbox on Android, selecting photos only allows me to share a link to them instead of sharing the photos physically. When I share photos from Dropbox to other apps like Google+ or Facebook, I ...
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Access iCloud Drive via terminal

OS X 10.10 was just released, and one of the features I personally awaited the most was iCloud Drive. Unfortunately, I had to learn that it was not as accessible as Dropbox. file ~/Dropbox ...
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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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Dropbox doesn't download all folders

I am using Dropbox with a group of students. Some of us don't see all folders via the app. If you go online they are all there. It oesn't seem to sync. We have tried uninstalling/installing, going ...
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Does “killall dropbox” while syncing delete uploaded file?

I was uploading a very large encrypted file (900 GB) to Dropbox, and always checking the progress bar to estimate the time for upload completion. After the indicated upload time had passed, I checked ...
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How can I download the .mp3 file from Dropbox?

Firefox. XP3. My friend loaded some personally recorded mp3 files for me to download from Dropbox. However, when I follow the link I only get a Quicktime media player in a browser window. How can I ...
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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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Dropbox File Sharing Issues [migrated]

I am using a shared folder in dropbox. I need to know who adds which file to the dropbox folder. Is there a way to find this out?
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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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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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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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Error message - folder too large to download

I`m trying to download everything I put on Dropbox to filter out copied etc. I have downloaded a folder, no problem, but another folder and I get the message that the folder is too large to download. ...
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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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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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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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How to see which file Dropbox is currently uploading/downloading?

How can you see which file Dropbox is currently uploading (or downloading, I assume dropbox doesn't do both at the same time) ?
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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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Adding Dropbox link on Windows 8.1 desktop

I have Windows 8.1. I use Dropbox for work. How do I get a shortcut to my Dropbox on my desktop? The Dropbox link right now is in my start menu. I have been unable to find Dropbox anywhere on my ...
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Can you link an NTFS junction point to a directory on a Network Attached Storage?

I'm using Windows, and I want to use Dropbox to back up a folder outside my Dropbox directory. So I want to create a junction point from my target directory to my Dropbox folder. Accoding to the ...
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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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What is the easiest way to keep an offline copy of a webdav share? [closed]

I have a webdav share configured for my small group of users. This is great for sharing files, like Dropbox. But it lacks Dropbox's functionality of keeping the files locally when the computer is ...
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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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Backup Dropbox to Amazon Glacier [closed]

i'm using Dropbox for Backup which means I keep all my files in my Dropbox folder (encrypted using encfs but that should not be relevant). I like this solution because it is automatic and keeps copies ...
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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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Dropbox camera uploads not syncing to my Win 7 pc

The photos and videos that I take on my phone are going to my dropbox cloud just fine. But they are not syncing with my Win 7 desktop pc. I've made sure that the folder is checked on the pc selective ...
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Automatically log folder changes

I have a dropbox folder on my windows desktop in which I frequently add photos to and rename them, it is a bit tedious to try and remember what photos I've recently added, so is there some way that I ...
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How can I move a mailbox from Apple Mail to Dropbox?

I am using OS X Yosemite and Apple Mail. I am a realtor and I create a new mailbox in Mail.app for each transaction. When a deal is complete, I would like to move the mailbox to the cloud for ...
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dropbox and proxy settings

I have a Dropbox client (Windows) running on a network where a proxy can be detected but is not necessary. Dropbox detects the proxy and configures it automatically (the client is then non-working). ...
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Copy only files that don't exist regardless of file name?

My dropbox account apparently renames all auto uploaded images. I'm about to clear my phone and I would like to verify that all images are in the dropbox folder before deleting them. If they had their ...
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Access forbidden after changing Apache root in httpd.config to Dropbox

I'm trying to change the Apache root directory from /Users/"my user"/applications/XAMPP/htdocs to a /Users/"my user"/dropbox/sites directory, so that my files automatically back up to Dropbox. ...
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Revert whole Dropbox folder to previous state (Packrat)

I'm using Dropbox's Packrat feature that stores all previous versions of a file, and allows me to restore a deleted file. Is there a way to restore a complete folder to a previous state, for example ...
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Make wget cache DNS resolution results

I'm using wget in a script to download a changing file from Dropbox: wget -4 -O filename.ext "https://www.dropbox.com/s/<fixed-hash-id>/filename.ext?dl=1" I notice that wget resolves the IP ...
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Can I use something like Mac 'alias' inside Dropbox, so that I only need one copy of each file?

I have a large image collection, and sometimes an image fits into multiple categories: location, picture of my sister, etc. So, I have the SAME image in multiple folders based on these categories. ...
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Dropbox website does not open and gives SSL related error

When I open the website www.dropbox.com in my Windows server 2003 R2 service pack 2 PC, I get error as shown below: I checked settings of Internet explorer and everything seems to be ok. Also, date ...
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Allow dropbox through windows firewall when everything else is blocked

Using this solution I've blocked all internet access with windows firewall and made an exception to allow local subnet traffic through the firewall. How would I allow dropbox through the firewall as ...