Tom Ordonez

Data Science, Analytics, Growing Teams

Installing Dropbox on Linux


Follow this short tutorial for installing Dropbox on Linux

Installing Dropbox on Linux

Go here and choose an installer.

There are 3 options:

  • Ubuntu
  • Fedora
  • Compile from source

Too Many Dropbox Directories

If you have too many directories. More than 10,000. Dropbox will stop running.

Stop dropbox:

$ dropbox stop

Run this:

$ echo fs.inotify.max_user_watches=100000 | sudo tee -a /etc/sysctl.conf; sudo sysctl -p

Restart Dropbox:

$ dropbox start

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