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Dropbox installation on linux is failing

Dropbox installation on linux is failing

Helpful | Level 5

Hello,

 

i want to install Dropbox at my blank, newly created gcloud server. Its a ubuntu 18.04 linux version.

But the installation fails with the error message:

"ImportError: libglapi.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

 

The only commands i entered at the as mentioned new created machine were:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wget

cd ~ && wget -O - "https:confused face:/www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf -

~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd

 

And the whole installation log i got:

dropbox: locating interpreter
dropbox: logging to /tmp/dropbox-antifreeze-zWYsE7
dropbox: initializing
dropbox: initializing python 3.7.5
dropbox: setting program path '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/dropbox'
dropbox: setting python path '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384:confused face:home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/python-packages.zip'
dropbox: python initialized
dropbox: running dropbox
dropbox: setting args
dropbox: applying overrides
dropbox: running main script
dropbox: load fq extension '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.cpython-37m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'
dropbox: load fq extension '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.cpython-37m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'
dropbox: load fq extension '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.cpython-37m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'
dropbox: load fq extension '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/psutil._psutil_linux.cpython-37m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'
dropbox: load fq extension '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/psutil._psutil_posix.cpython-37m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'
dropbox: load fq extension '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/apex._apex.cpython-37m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'
dropbox: load fq extension '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/tornado.speedups.cpython-37m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'
dropbox: load fq extension '/home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-94.4.384/PyQt5.QtWidgets.cpython-37m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'
Traceback (most recent call last:disappointed face:
File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 262, in <module>
File "dropbox/foundation/navigation_service/factory.pyc", line 19, in <module>
File "dropbox/foundation/navigation_service/navigation_service_impl.pyc", line 57, in <module>
File "dropbox/foundation/html_views/electron/manager_factory.pyc", line 13, in <module>
File "dropbox/foundation/html_views/local/common/manager.pyc", line 33, in <module>
File "dropbox/client/features/model_registry.pyc", line 13, in <module>
File "dropbox/client/features/generated_models.pyc", line 279, in <module>
File "dropbox/client/features/previews/view_anchor.pyc", line 104, in <module>
File "<_bootstrap_overrides>", line 153, in load_module
ImportError: libglapi.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
!! dropbox: fatal python exception:
['Traceback (most recent call last:disappointed face:\n', ' File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 262, in <module>\n', ' File "dropbox/foundation/navigation_service/factory.pyc", line 19, in <module>\n', ' File "dropbox/foundation/navigation_service/navigation_service_impl.pyc", line 57, in <module>\n', ' File "dropbox/foundation/html_views/electron/manager_factory.pyc", line 13, in <module>\n', ' File "dropbox/foundation/html_views/local/common/manager.pyc", line 33, in <module>\n', ' File "dropbox/client/features/model_registry.pyc", line 13, in <module>\n', ' File "dropbox/client/features/generated_models.pyc", line 279, in <module>\n', ' File "dropbox/client/features/previews/view_anchor.pyc", line 104, in <module>\n', ' File "<_bootstrap_overrides>", line 153, in load_module\n', 'ImportError: libglapi.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory\n'] (error 3)
Aborted (core dumped)

 

What is happerning there?

One month ago it worked fine.

 

I hope you can help me there

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Re: Dropbox installation on linux is failing

Helpful | Level 5

I have another solution, thats fits more into my requirements than dropbox do.

Sorry, about that, but i need a stable linux version, and i had too much issues with the dropbox soultion.

I also needed a fast solution, so it could be that someone could have helped me here, but i cant wait for that.

 

Can be closed.

 

For everybody who wants to know, i switched to MegaSync.

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Re: Dropbox installation on linux is failing

Helpful | Level 5

I have another solution, thats fits more into my requirements than dropbox do.

Sorry, about that, but i need a stable linux version, and i had too much issues with the dropbox soultion.

I also needed a fast solution, so it could be that someone could have helped me here, but i cant wait for that.

 

Can be closed.

 

For everybody who wants to know, i switched to MegaSync.

View solution in original post

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