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welcome to superuser. I think this is just an issue with proper linking of the database files. There are two possible solutions I can think of: Put your database and picasa into dropbox. Putting picasa into dropbox can be optional. Either way, I imagine that you will have to change the setting inside picasa to explicitly tell picasa the location of the ...


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You can do this according to a blog post at cloud-hq.net . If you read the post you can see how it's done.


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You have to type the complete folder path to dropbox.exe in the exception rule in the windows firewall, do not use %appdata%. Regards.


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This is not possible. You can assign users to be able to view the dropbox folder, but thats where it ends. If you really want to create a place inside your dropbox folder that requires a password, then you'll have to use something like a zipfile or truecrypt file. But that is not really the option either because updating the file means it has to sync the ...


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In addition to the answer by slhck: When the DropBox menu icon hangs and shows the rainbow wheel/spinning wheel then the below command will kill Dropbox: killall Dropbox Then you can start it with open -a "DropBox" like http://superuser.com/users/48078/slhck mentioned. This is the alias I have defined for restarting Dropbox: alias ...


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It seems from reading the other answer and your comment to it, that you have problems finding out which processes to whitelist so dropbox can connect. try this: disable the windows firewall completely press windowskey+r and then type in "cmd" (without quotes) and hit enter in the new window, type "netstat -b" -you should now see a list of programs which ...


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I´m testing LiveDrive (paid) service for it´s 14-day free trial full function period. LiveDrive has 2 functions: As a Backup in the cloud (all or some folders you want) and more interesting for me "LiveDrive Briefcase". LiveDrive Briefcase creates an "L:" virtual drive at your PC (or MAC) and automatically syncs all the files or folders you have created ...


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Go to dropbox.com and delete the file from there? It should sync delete them from all computer connected.


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Dropbox now provides a python script to allow you exclude folders. You can download it from here. To exclude a certain folder just use following command python ~/dropbox.py exclude 1Password


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Go into Dropbox preferences -> Account tab. If you hold down the command/option key, the "Unlink this computer" will become "Fix permissions." Click this button (while holing down the key) to run Dropbox's permissions fix utility. You should now be able to change the location of the entire folder. This solution worked for me about a year ago so your results ...


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You need to install the dropbox client on your PC, and Dropbox will appear there too. You can get it on http://dropbox.com You cant uninstall OneDrive, it is integrated into Windows 8.1 but you can disable it. Completely Disable SkyDrive Everywhere (Home Edition) he Home editions of Windows don’t have Group Policy, which is a lot easier to use than the ...


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Navigate to your dropbox folder on your harddrive. Rightclick the folder and select properties. 1. Go to the security tab. 2. Click Advanced 3. Click the tab Owner 4. Click Edit 5. Click on your username in the `Change owner to` field. 6. Hit apply, and apply to all files/folders and subfolders. Go back to the security tab and do the following before ...


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Another alternative would be SparkleShare or BitTorrent Sync They both provide local syncing w/o the cloud.


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This post from some years back says the lost features are context menu integration and icon overlays: https://forums.dropbox.com/topic.php?id=10563


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if you have the folder inside dropbox, it will try to sync it. Create a folder by same name on dropbox website, and on Mac, stop sync of the folder. It wont touch it.


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The idea is to put everything under a single subfolder, and to hardlink just this internal folder into Dropbox: Move the encrypted folder outside of your dropbox. Let's assume it's called ~/enc-folder. Mount the encfs volume. Let's assume you mount it as SecureVolume. Create a sub-folder SecureVolume/SecureFolder and notice the name of the corresponding ...


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You can use Expandrive for storing your files on a server that would sync your files to dropbox. It's not free, you can try it for 7 days, and after that upgrade pricing is $19.95. From the website: Seamless Access to Cloud Storage SFTP/FTP, WebDAV, S3, OpenStack Swift, Dropbox, Google Drive and more. Just like a USB Drive, in any application. Cloud ...


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You can exclude folders with the help of the dropbox-cli (dropbox.py) exclude command found here, but I don't think you can exclude single files. I'd recommend the 'symlink individual files from that folder' approach.


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Is the file a Microsoft Office file? Or a file from a program that has auto save or auto backup features? I was having the same problem and discovered that it was Microsoft Office's auto save feature creating the duplicates. On your normal file system, it just overwrites the file on disk, however, Dropbox must be saving the auto save file as a duplicate.


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Yes, this should be possible. Here is a snippet from the gentoo dropbox init script: start() { ebegin "Starting dropbox..." for dbuser in ${DROPBOX_USERS}; do start-stop-daemon -b -o -N ${NICENESS} -c $dbuser -S -v -e HOME="/home/$dbuser" -x /home/$dbuser/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd done eend $? } In your case the commands you ...


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Dropbox probably is not good for this. On the other hand OwnCloud (http://owncloud.org/) is perfect for this. You can mount your files with WebDav (native support on Gnome/KDE/Windows/Os X). You can host it yourself or find free/cheap providers.


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It seems you can backup to dropbox via (s)ftp. Wordpress has a plugin to backup the site to dropbox. So I guess that means you can use FTP or SFTP, and why wouldn't this work from your local computer? I just thought of this, know it works in wordpress, but don't know how to get it working on your computer. I hope this helps you in the right direction!


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I don't think Dropbox is designed to work this way, but you can upload files to dropbox rather than sync them. Log into the site, then choose the option to upload files. You should probably put them all in a folder that you will not sync. So the files will be on Dropbox, but not on your computers. You can access them anytime through a web browser. I know ...


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I'm 99% sure this can't be done using plain Dropbox. You might find some extension to Dropbox that would do that, but it would be so complex to the point where it won't even make sense to use Dropbox for it anymore.


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If you can build a Python scraper to download these files and place them in the right destintation locations for yourself, it sounds like you've done most of the groundwork to create a tool you can give to others to accomplish this. Maybe just add a decent GUI to your own tool and let your customers use it. There are tools to mirror websites and such, but ...


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The Apple has locked the security only to https. Try start your url like this: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/ * on plist and on html



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