Install Dropbox on CentOS 5.3 and KDE

Tested on $ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS release 5.3 (Final) $ kded –version Qt: 3.3.6 KDE: 3.5.4-22.el5.centos Red Hat Get the necessary pieces Dependencies (which will install most of Gnome…) sudo yum install bzip2 wget make gtk+-devel libnotify-devel nautilus-extensions.i386 nautilus-devel.i386 gnome-vfs2-devel compat-glibc-headers.i386 compat-glibc.i386 gnome-desktop-devel.i386 Filip L.’s dbcli.py Download mkdir -p ~/bin; cd ~/bin; wget https://dl.getdropbox.com/u/43645/dbcli.py Process the […]

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Run Dropbox With Daemontools

Daemontools is a set of Unix tools to run and supervise processes. It was written by D. J. Bernstein. It can be downloaded here: http://cr.yp.to/daemontools.html Daemontools allows you to run the dropbox daemon under a separate user using the setuidgid program that is included. Daemontools will create a directotry /service where it will look for applications […]

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Install Dropbox In An Almost Text-Based Linux Environment

Note, there exists an experimental process to follow if you need a completely text-based install, follow it here. This will be a guide to install Dropbox on a headless or remote terminal, presumably only accessible through SSH. A short GUI is needed to be run through to perform this process, as you probably would have seen […]

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Install Dropbox In An Entirely Text-Based Linux Environment

Ubuntu Server Install also contains some notes on getting Dropbox running via the command line. If you’re running CentOS, please visit this article for a thorough writeup to get you started. Prerequisites At least version 2.4 of the C library wget Python 2.x ≥ 2.5 (we do not offer support for Python 3.0) a web browser […]

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