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Install Dropbox on Xfce Error - no dropbox file or directory?

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Hey All,

Just trying to install Dropbox on my install of Xfce and I am getting an error message that points to a file with the information below.  It appears to be looking for a home/pmc802(myuser)/Dropbox folder that apparently was never created in my install steps?  Not sure what to do next.  Can I just create a folder called Dropbox under my user name (recognizing it would be empty may not help anything)?  Maybe there is a different error occuring that I am not realizing?


Any help would be appreciated!



bn.BUILD_KEY: Dropbox
bn.VERSION: 68.4.102
bn.is_frozen: True
machine_id: xx
pid: 29249
ppid: 29017
ppid exe: '/bin/bash'
uid: 1000
user_info: pwd.struct_passwd(pw_name='pmc802', pw_passwd='x', pw_uid=1000, pw_gid=1000, pw_gecos='', pw_dir='/home/pmc802', pw_shell='/bin/bash')
effective_user_info: pwd.struct_passwd(pw_name='pmc802', pw_passwd='x', pw_uid=1000, pw_gid=1000, pw_gecos='', pw_dir='/home/pmc802', pw_shell='/bin/bash')
euid: 1000
gid: 1000
egid: 1000
group_info: grp.struct_group(gr_name='pmc802', gr_passwd='x', gr_gid=1000, gr_mem=[])
effective_group_info: grp.struct_group(gr_name='pmc802', gr_passwd='x', gr_gid=1000, gr_mem=[])
cwd: '/home/pmc802'
mode=0o40755 uid=1000 gid=1000
parent mode=0o40755 uid=0 gid=0
HOME: '/home/pmc802'
appdata: '/home/pmc802/.dropbox/instance1'
mode=0o40700 uid=1000 gid=1000
parent mode=0o40700 uid=1000 gid=1000
dropbox_path: '/home/pmc802/Dropbox'
not found
parent mode=0o40755 uid=1000 gid=1000
sys_executable: '/home/pmc802/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-68.4.102/dropbox'
mode=0o100755 uid=1000 gid=1000
parent mode=0o40755 uid=1000 gid=1000
trace.__file__: '/home/pmc802/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-68.4.102/'
not found
parent not found
tempdir: '/tmp'
mode=0o41777 uid=0 gid=0
parent mode=0o40755 uid=0 gid=0
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 7168, in main_startup
File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 3279, in run
File "ui/common/uikit.pyc", line 947, in create_ui_kit
File "dropbox/client/ui/qt/__init__.pyc", line 208, in <module>
File "<_bootstrap_overrides>", line 153, in load_module
ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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Re: Install Dropbox on Xfce Error - no dropbox file or directory?

Hey there @pmc802
In order to have a better understanding why you’re getting the error and troubleshoot, we’d have to continue investigating through email. I was able to locate your ticket from my end and can see that a member of my team is reviewing it. 
I’ve passed your comments along and when they have more info on the matter, they’ll get back to you as soon as possible. 
Thanks in advance for your patience!

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