Dropbox 1.0 Stable Released With Selective Sync, Huge Performance Enhancements, More

Dropbox 1.0 (actually 1.0.10) has finally been released! The new stable version finally brings selective sync, Ubuntu appindicator, huge performance enhancements and hundreds of bugs fixed. These features were already present in the Dropbox experimental builds for quite some time but only now they've "graduated" into the stable Dropbox 1.0 version.

PPA Updates: Minitube, gThumb, Launchpad Getkeys, Dropbox Share

This post is just a short summary of some updated packages in the WebUpd8 PPAs.

Easily Install Google Earth, TeamViewer, Dropbox, IBM Lotus Symphony And Many More In Ubuntu 10.10 Using The Super OS Repository

Super OS 10.10, a modified version of Ubuntu has been released today and with it, the Super OS repository I was telling you about a while back has also been updated to support Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

Nautilus Script To Easily Share Any File With Dropbox And Copy The Public Links To The Clipboard [Updated]

Usually to share a file using Dropbox, you have to manually copy it into the Dropbox public folder, then when it's uploaded you have to right click it and select Dropbox > Copy Public Link.

Script To Close Dropbox After The Synchronization Is Done [Linux]

jarlath @ Ubuntuforums has created a nice Dropbox script which closes Dropbox after the synchronization finishes.

KDropbox 0.2.0 Adds Option To View Recently Changed Files

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KDropbox - Use Dropbox In KDE (.rpm And .deb Available)


Dropbox Increases Referral Additional Space To 8GB (For Free)

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Gnome And KDE Might Collaborate Into Creating A FLOSS Alternative To Dropbox

There is an ongoing discussion on a Gnome mailing list which points out that Gnome and KDE might collaborate for a new project: a FLOSS alternative to Dropbox.

Change The Default Nautilus Dropbox Status Icons With Beautiful Tango Ones

Almost everyone uses Dropbox these days. If you care about looks, you will probably want to change the icons. Unfortunately, there is no way (that I know of) to change the notification area icon, but the default icons used in Nautilus to display the status of each file can easily be changed. Charles A. @ Dropbox forums posted some beautiful Tango icons

Share An Entire Dropbox Folder With Dropbox-Index

One annoying thing about Dropbox is that there is no option to share a whole folder from your Public directory so you must manually copy the link for each file you want to share. For this reason KosciaK created a python script called Dropbox-Index which creates an index.html with all the files in a certain folder

SpiderOak: Cross Platform Cloud Back-up Solution

We already covered SpiderOak, but only on a quick test, because back then, I didn't see the need for another tool like Dropbox. Read on to see why Dropbox might actually not be enough!

Multiple Dropbox Instances In The Same Time

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Firstly, in case you don't know, Dropbox is a cross-platform service for file sharing, synchronizing and backup.

How To Sync Files Outside Your Dropbox Folder

Dropbox is probably the most popular cross-platform service for file sharing, synchronizing and backup. It's biggest drawback is the fact that you cannot synchronize files outside your "Dropbox" folder. Out of the box, that is, because this is actually easily achievable.

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