Using the Official Dropbox Command Line Interface (CLI)

This article assumes you have already installed Dropbox as per the instructions here. Installation Download the Dropbox command line interface or get it via the command line: First make a bin directory, or a directory of your choosing. The examples below all assume you made a bin directory: mkdir -p ~/bin Download the CLI interface via  wget: wget -O […]

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Fix Connection Issues With NetworkManager and Wifi

Many GNOME-based Linux distributions have switched to NetworkManager for WiFi connections. This doesn’t even try to connect until after you have logged in, because its client runs under your session. If Dropbox has been having trouble connecting on a distribution using NetworkManager with WiFi, it may be because Dropbox starts trying to connect before the […]

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Remote Control a Linux Box Using Dropbox

Description Author: Goodevilgenius With this script, you can run remote commands on your computer from any machine using Dropbox. I use this with my Ubuntu box, but it should work on any POSIX compatible machine (any Linux, or UNIX variant, probably Cygwin) with cron (or similar). Setup Create a set of directories in your Dropbox […]

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