Hello all. I have followed the suggestions made by others but still I am not syncing. I upgraded to Linux Mint 20 yesterday and everything works as it should, except DropBox; a key app for me. I note that the LM version (which I re-downloaded yesterday in an attempt to solve this) is version 107.4.443 whereas the MacOS version is 108.4.453. Thsi information may have nothing to do with the problem but I mention it for information.
Please help 🙂
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In the last 5 mins (just after I had posted the above). The folders and files have miraculously updated without any apparent syncing taking place!
It seems to be working.
I shall harvest the commans used in case I need them in the future. Meanwhile, thank you all very much for your patience and help.
Regards from a locked-down SW France.
Hi there @Iplicjian; thanks for posting on our Community!
Let me know the results!
hello: Right I did precisely as requested and
user@AsusA54C:~$ tar xjf ./nautilus-dropbox-1.6.1.tar.bz2 tar (child): ./nautilus-dropbox-1.6.1.tar.bz2: Cannot open: No such file or directory tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now tar: Child returned status 2 tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now user@AsusA54C:~$ tar xjf ./nautilus-dropbox-1.6.1.tar.bz2 tar (child): ./nautilus-dropbox-1.6.1.tar.bz2: Cannot open: No such file or directory tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now tar: Child returned status 2 tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now user@AsusA54C:~$
However, please note that the latest version as far as I could see was this
(as I'm running Mint)
Please advise soonest as I would love to get DropBox working again!
I'm going to assume you're new at the command line, so bear with me if you're a bit better.
First of all, Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu. I don't know if nautilus-dropbox has a PPA with an updated version.
Second of all, you may need to install bzip2. "tar" uses external programs, and .bz2 files are compressed using bzip2.
sudo apt-get install bzip2
If you're compiling anything on your system, you'll also need the build-essentials package:
sudo apt-get install build-essentials
Hello! Yes I made an error selecting Ubuntu as I knew it was Debian. However, Whilst I am happy to follow command line instructions (and do so with some excitement actualy, having bene arond Unix for 30 years but NEVER having becoming a guru) I found the instructions a little brief to be honest.
If you would be good enough to list what I need to do, I will follow the steps faithfully! I will be VERY happy and grateful when it works too!
Thanks in anticipation 🙂
Now that France (where I live) is on full lock-down again, I have lots of time to help you to resolve tis issue. I just need to know the steps to follw please. It is VERY frustrating as it is efefctively stopping me from working with my Linux Mint PC because I use DropBox for all my work and private data!
Still no reply / solution. Surely someone is syncing using Linux Mint 20 ? If so, please share HOW ???
Since I upgraded from Linux Mint 19 to v 20, Dropbox hasn't sync'ed and yet shows the sync'ing icon in the systerm tray.
Please help Dropbox support team.
Yes I think I did but unclear as to what is expected to happen. Gratfeul if you could advise step by step. Am very happy with terminal but I need to know what to type 🙂
Apologies in advance!
Regards from Lockdown in France !
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