Running Dropbox on Linux

Given that the Linux version of Dropbox installs itself to .dropbox-dist in your home dir, I often forget where it is (?) or how to start it.

Install instructions – here.

Start service running:

cd .dropbox-dist
./dropboxd

Or to run in background:

./dropboxd&

Leave running after logoff:

nohup ./dropboxd& > dropbox.out

 

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