Nautilus+dropbox=problems (Colin Law)
jimkvg at 3web.com
jimkvg at 3web.com
Mon Jun 8 15:08:56 UTC 2015
> Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2015 08:30:13 +0100
> From: Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com>
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
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> Subject: Re: Nautilus+dropbox=problems
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> On 8 June 2015 at 04:27, <jimkvg at 3web.com> wrote:
>>> Date: Sun, 7 Jun 2015 19:59:04 +0100
>>> From: Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com>
>>> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
>>> <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>>> Subject: Re: Nautilus+dropbox=problems
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>>> On 7 June 2015 at 19:29, Vitor Manuel <vitor.s.moreira at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Since I updated to ubuntu 15.04 - 32 bit I have had problems on system
>>>> I access to dropbox.
>>> Unless you give us more information it is unlikely we can help.
>>> How did you install dropbox?
>>> What problems are you having?
>> This is the same problem I had in the first place. When I installed DropBox
>> and opened it, a dialog box popped up stating that I must 'restart
>> Nautilus'. When I clicked on it, my PC locked up! After several restarts
>> of my PC, the Dropbox seemed to have improved, but some problems recur!
>> when I clicked on a tiny icon symbolizing "DropBox" on the top bar to far
>> right side, all icons on the screen disappeared! Everything else is ok.
>> The side bar came out ok when I moved the mouse arrow close to it. When I
>> clicked on one of pictures in my DropBox, it opened up ok. When I clicked
>> on 'close', 'hide' or 'expand/reduce' the mouse arrow went frozen in its
>> place. When I held 'ctrl' and 'alt' keys down and hit 'delete' key, my
>> computer restarted ok, but no icons on the screen. I had to shut down my PC
>> to start it up again to get all the icons back on. Everything else is ok,
>> but not DropBox. Does it have bugs? Please help? Thank you. Jim
> Sorry, I am confused. This thread was started by Vitor Manuel. Are
> you saying Vitor is seeing exactly the same problem as you did? He
> made no mention of missing icons etc.
Thank you Colin. I am trying to make this a bit more clear. This is regarding the problem of DropBox that both of us me and Vitor have experienced. I had the same problem that Vitor experienced regarding Nautilus. After several re-installings of DropBox, I noticed that 'restart Nautilus' box didn't show up. I assumed that the problem was already solved, but I have further problems with DropBox eg icons disappearing from the screen, clicking on 'close', 'hide' or 'reduce/full screen' icons on the upper left corner of windows caused lock up of my PC. This is something to do with the problems of DropBox itself or maybe the actual problem is in Nautilus??? I admit I do not understand everything in the Linux system. It is very complicated for me. I hope that someone out there who read this forums can help pin point the problem and have it fixed. Thank you.
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