[arch-general] Dropbox requires setup each time I boot

Squall Lionheart headmastersquall at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 15:10:19 EDT 2014

I removed the dropbox files I downloaded from their site and used installed
using the AUR package this time.  So far so good, I hope it works better
for me.  Thank you for your responses.

On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 12:53 AM, Lorenzo Bandieri <
lorenzo.bandieri at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Squall,
> 2014-09-22 20:46 GMT+02:00 Squall Lionheart <headmastersquall at gmail.com>:
> > I use the dropbox client as provided on their web site.  Everything works
> > as expected however, when I reboot my machine it requires me to setup my
> > local folder each time.  I also run a Fedora 20 system with a similar
> setup
> > and I only had to set up my local folder once.
> >
> > Anyone know what would cause this behavior and how to correct it?
> Do you have a particular reason for not running the dropbox package in
> the AUR, as Joel suggested?
> I'm using it without problems.
> Anyway, the first thing I'd do would be to launch dropboxd from the
> command line to see if it outputs some useful error messages. Another
> thing I'd try would be to backup and then rm the .dropbox and
> .dropbox-dist folders (or, alternatively, setup dropbox in a clean
> environment, e.g. from a test user).
> FWIW, my permissions are the same as yours.
> Hope this helps,
> Lorenzo
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