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Limit cache size on Linux headless

Limit cache size on Linux headless

birioukoff
New member | Level 2

Please help me limit dropbox cache folder size on linux headless server. It fills all available disk space in a couple of days and stops syncing, I have a 250 GB SSD and a Dropbox folder of size 40 GB (Business account). I know I can rm -R Dropbox/.dropbox.cache/old-files/* in a cron job, but I'm looking for a more elegant solution. 

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Re: Limit cache size on Linux headless

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi @birioukoff, thanks for messaging today!

The Dropbox cache folder should clear itself out automatically after a few days. 

If it's filling up constantly, are you changing, deleting or syncing a lot of files on your account?

Currently, there isn't a method within the Dropbox app to restrict the size of the cache folder.

Keep me updated with any details!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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