[ubuntu-za] Any advice - Dopbox on one of my PCs is not activating
Ubuntu Bear ZA
zabear1 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 13:13:23 UTC 2014
yip, you did include a workable solution - not the one I wished for :-)
as I will have to do it on two different PCs. But it highlights a
problem which probably has to do with updating. I hoped for an easier
solution, but if nothing else comes up, I will do as you have suggested.
On 06/06/2014 13:54, Robin Bownes wrote:
> On 05/06/2014 18:55, Piet UbuntuPos wrote:
>> @ Lee,
>> My problem is that I cannot access Dropbox - it might be running, but
>> I cannot start it in any way / or access Dropbox on the PC. It is as
>> if it is not running or not synct to the PC / as if it is not
>> linked. I understand that it might sound strange but what now? I
>> click the icon at the top next to the network manager and nothing
>> happens, or click Dropbox in Applications and nothing happens.
>> When I type dropbox running in the terminal, it responds with
>> 'dropbox command-line interface'.
>> Come to think of it, the only PC where I can access dropbox is one PC
>> (out of three) which I have not updated recently.
>> On 05/06/2014 01:00, Lee Sharp wrote:
>>> On 06/04/2014 10:34 AM, Piet UbuntuPos wrote:
>>>> @ Lee When I run the command 'dropbox status', I get the result
>>>> 'up to
>>>> however, I still cannot run dropbox - either from the icon at the
>>>> top or
>>>> from the applications menu.
>>>> I did also see that an notification come up when I booted up now,
>>>> 2 files updated (which is correct as I worked on 2 files in dropbox on
>>>> my other PC. but I need to access dropbox from this one PC and I
>>>> ?? Rusty
>>> If it says "Up to date" your files are current and synced. It is
>>> running. If you want to go to the website, go to the website. What
>>> are you trying to do that is not working?
> As said in a previous email in this thread, I had exactly the same
> problem. I also included my solution, which may not be particularly
> pretty, but which worked for me.
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