This program is essentially a portable Linux distribution on a USB that syncs a data folder and a private-data folder with Dropbox. Find out more at http://cloudusb.net/
This script can automatically download and install the latest experimental build of Dropbox, if the latest version is newer than your current version, it will even preserve your custom icons. Check it out on the Dropbox Forums.
This is about Dropbox not synchronizing on Ubuntu Linux. The original author blamed it on a old PC with a particular slow I/O. Other possible causes are too many files and folders (see the Dropbox Forums), or when the internet connection isn’t available yet at Dropbox start-up (which was probably the problem in my case […]
Description Author: Steve H This rather experimental Python script generates stub GUI libraries for the Linux version of Dropbox. You may want to use this if installing Dropbox on a Linux machine that doesn’t have any of the following GUI libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 libgdk-x11-2.0.so.0 libatk-1.0.so.0 libgdk_pixbuf-2.0.so.0 libpango-1.0.so.0 This is quite common on server installations of Linux, […]
Description This Python script allows you to get the current status of the Dropbox client under Linux. It is a refinement and simplification of Filip’s earlier Linux CLI. Author: Filip L Usage Example $ ./status.py Synchronizing Up to date Links Download Status.py Forum Thread
Description This Ruby script monitors the Linux Dropbox client for interesting events that would usually be sent to the GUI component, and displays them in log format. Author: Takeru S Usage Example $ ./dropbox_status.rb [Mon Nov 24 12:37:11 +0900 2008] /home/takeru/Dropbox/hakusai/b/c [Mon Nov 24 12:37:11 +0900 2008] /home/takeru/Dropbox/hakusai/b [Mon Nov 24 12:37:11 +0900 2008] /home/takeru/Dropbox/hakusai […]
Description Author: Filip L The Dropbox Linux CLI dbcli.py was created to accommodate for the lack of an official Linux CLI for Dropbox. This Python program allows you to query the daemon in a similar manner to the GUI client. The available commands can be obtained by running dbcli.py help: Usage: dbcli.py <command> [options] … <command> […]
DropFuse is a linkable folder filesystem. Mount a linkable folder and use it in a regular file browser. Find out more on Github.
Reference shared folders in Nautilus Author: Dennis and Oddbit This page is just a quick example of how the script for referencing shared dropbox objects can be integrated in Gnome’s Nautilus. There are a number of preconditions to get this working and I think you find the best information on Nautilus-Python‘s project website. It would be nice if someone had the […]
Dropbox’s API commands from the shell on Linux and Mac OSX. You can visit the official project here.