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How to Sync From Ubuntu (Google Cloud)

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Is there a tutorial on how to get Dropbox to work/sync on Ubuntu?


I'm running the dropbox daemon on Google Cloud running Ubunutu ...and want to write files  that sync across multiple devices.


At present, the Dropox Daemon is running...but creating a new folder (or file) in 'Dropbox' does not propogate to or my macbook.


Also, When  try running the below on Ubuntu in the utils folder

./ exclude remove ~/Dropbox/path/to/images

I get

Couldn't get ignore set: Unknown Error


/usr/bin/dropbox status

gives me a not particularly helpful 'Upgrading Dropbox...' mesage


Is there any working tutorials on to do this? Looking  around the forum, most things re Ubuntu 'seem' seem to be an open question. 


I'm running Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS and nautilus-dropbox (2.10.0-2)


I'm not a sysadmin...just trying to write some accessible files from a jupyter notebook....any help is appreciated




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Re: How to Sync From Ubuntu (Google Cloud)

Hey grahama, thanks for posting us on the Dropbox Community! 
So as to best advise on how you could best work on that, I’ve made sure to reach out to you directly via email, in order to further address your inquiry based on the info I have on file for your account. Whenever you find some time, please check your inbox for my email & I’ll make sure to promptly follow-up with you asap. 
Thanks in advance for your time & I’ll be awaiting your next reply via email. Happy Monday!


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