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Re: Stable Build 77.4.131

Helpful | Level 7

@mrc247 wrote:

 

Again, no one needs a desktop app that does the same thing as a Bowser window !!!



Actually, it's not even that - the desktop app reflects only the state of the client it's running on.  The web (dropbox.com) reflects the state of the account as a whole.

I.e. Files may not have fully synced between clients, or between web and client - the web tells you what's on your actual Dropbox.

If the desktop client was a reflection of the account as we see it on the web, then there might be a case for it's usefulness.

In any case, we need an option to disable it.  I'm confident the development team will realize this and implement it soon enough, even though they are possibly hoping it will "catch on" and users will "realize the value through a forced hand" - We won't.

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Re: Stable Build 77.4.131

Explorer | Level 4

Hi Sheena,

How can I try out the new desktop app? This is something I'm interested in, since I want a way to view version history without going into the brower.

EDIT: It can be found at this url:

https://www.dropbox.com/desktopapp

It still requires you to go to the web interface to see the version history, so it's not very helpful for me.

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Re: Stable Build 77.4.131

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About time you guys reintroduced support for Linux (other than ext4!)

Removing that was probably the stupidest decision ever made by a "tech"-company.

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Re: Stable Build 77.4.131

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On macOS 10.15 beta (Catalina), DropBox sync does not work automatically. I need to pause syncing, and then resume syncing, for it to work. Please fix this as soon as possible!

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Re: Stable Build 77.4.131

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I cannot install the windows version no matter how many times I select "run" or save it and then try to run the installer.

Nothing happens and I am stuck on version 70.

Every time I start my laptop I get a message to update DropBox.

This is VERY frustrating.

What is going on?

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Re: Stable Build 77.4.131

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What are stable and beta builds?

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