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Debian Squeeze nautilus-dropbox.deb amd64 package

with 21 comments

Edit 2: Official Debian dropbox package on the way :) http://raphaelhertzog.com/2011/06/06/official-debian-ubuntu-packages-for-nautilus-dropbox/

Edit: The package nautilus-dropbox is now available in Hadret’s Debian PPA (among other interesting stuff). You might be better off using it.

If you are looking for the i386 package, go here.

As the packages for ubuntu don’t work with debian due to the libnautilus extension problem (that the dropbox devs haven’t noticed…YET), I had to compile it. It’s been properly created with dpkg-buildpackage on Debian Squeeze. Install it with gdebi or dpkg -i.

nautilus-dropbox_0.6.1-1_amd64.deb

It will call the real installation and that’s about it. Don’t be mistaken by the version number, it will download the latest version, just hover over the notification icon and you’ll see the real version. You can upgrade by just deleting the appropriate folder in your home directory.

As an alternative, you can build the proper debian dropbox package, available in mentors.debian (beware for issues).
Enjoy.

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Written by elric80

October 17, 2009 at 6:02 pm

Posted in debian, linux

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  1. Thank you so much! This is just what I was looking for. Clicking the tray icon does open nautilus by default, and I’m using KDE, but the Dropbox folder is just as accessible with Dolphin. Perfect.

    indigo6

    November 11, 2009 at 6:24 pm

  2. thanks…!!!!!

    anonymus

    May 17, 2010 at 2:37 am

  3. Just enable the non-free repository and “apt-get install dropbox” in squeeze. Beautiful – http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/dropbox

    Ernesto

    July 21, 2010 at 6:08 pm

    • It’s not the same. That package installs the daemon, but doesn’t provide nautilus integration.

      elric80

      October 19, 2010 at 10:40 am

  4. Perfect, Thanks!!! ;-)

    Yoyo

    November 27, 2010 at 7:26 pm

  5. Worked perfectly…thank you.

    Simon

    January 3, 2011 at 10:13 am

  6. Using nautilus-dropbox_0.6.7-1_amd64.deb from Hadret on Debian Squeeze.

    Eric

    January 9, 2011 at 6:54 am

    • Definitely the right thing to do now :)

      elric80

      January 9, 2011 at 1:50 pm

      • Looks like it’s been axed, sadly.

        Jason

        April 3, 2011 at 11:46 am

  7. very very THANKS!! :)

    eunchul

    February 8, 2011 at 7:50 am

  8. Thanks a lot !! It works perfectly !

    Spadewalk

    April 17, 2011 at 8:19 am

    • Thanks for the info, posts updated :)

      elric80

      June 7, 2011 at 7:03 pm

  9. @Eric, Thanks for providing the link to my article. Hopefully this issue will be fixed for good once the packages are available in Debian.

    Raphaël Hertzog

    June 7, 2011 at 10:25 am

  10. Perfect! Thank you so much!

    Pitu De Lalin

    June 19, 2011 at 2:44 pm

  11. I’ve used this twice now. Thanks a lot.

    Whired

    August 22, 2011 at 9:16 am

  12. Awesome, worked first try, thanks :)

    Jason Leaman

    September 20, 2011 at 4:51 am

  13. Thanks buddy, db working a treat!!!!

    Ste Martin

    October 7, 2011 at 9:41 am

  14. Thanks! it works fine!

    Anonymous

    October 14, 2011 at 8:56 pm

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