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    How To Install Dropbox in openSUSE (Gnome)

    Add the repo for your openSUSE version:
    11.4
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/openSUSE:/11.4:/Contrib/standard contrib
    11.3
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/openSUSE:/11.3:/Contrib/standard contrib
    Then do this from su - terminal
    Code:
    zypper in dropbox nautilus-dropbox
    Once done, close that terminal.
    ------------------------------------
    Now do this in a user terminal:
    Code:
    dropbox start -i
    This should start this:


    Then OK this and:


    Then:


    Just follow the prompts to create the account entering your email address and a password for your dropbox account:
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10573557/Dro...tall/drop4.png

    Logout and back in and you are done.
    Last edited by caf4926; 15-Jun-2011 at 11:56. Reason: updated
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    Default Re: How to Install Dropbox (KDE)

    How to Install Dropbox KDE






    Add the contrib repo for your openSUSE version:

    12.1
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/openSUSE:/Factory:/Contrib/openSUSE_12.1/ contrib
    11.4
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/openSUSE:/11.4:/Contrib/standard contrib
    11.3
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/openSUSE:/11.3:/Contrib/standard contrib



    Add the kde-extra repo for your version:


    12.1
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Extra/openSUSE_12.1/ kde-extra
    11.4
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Extra/openSUSE_11.4/ kde-extra
    11.3
    Code:
    zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Extra/openSUSE_11.3/ kde-extra


    Next refresh the repos:


    Code:
    zypper ref
    (a) to accept the key

    Install dropbox and the kde service menu
    Code:
    zypper in dropbox dropbox-servicemenu
    Next do this in a normal user terminal:
    Code:
    dropbox start -i
    This should start this:


    Then OK this and:


    Then:


    That's it. And the service menu should give you the context menu actions in konqueror and dolphin.
    Last edited by caf4926; 21-Nov-2011 at 05:51. Reason: updated 12.1
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    Hi to all,

    for kde now exist the following project : KDropBox ...

    Browse KFilebox Files on SourceForge.net

    1) Download rpm for opensuse
    2) From menu run :

    Kickoff –> Apps –> Internet –> Change Data –> KDropbox.



    it's very easy to install and for me work !

    Bye Boymix81.

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    Default Re: How to Install Dropbox (KDE)

    Any followers of this thread might want to know I updated it recently.
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    Default Re: How to Install Dropbox (Gnome)

    Does this work for gnome in 12.1 yet?

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    Default Re: How to Install Dropbox (Gnome)

    Quote Originally Posted by KEB64 View Post
    Does this work for gnome in 12.1 yet?
    Yes
    Articles are here:
    http://forums.opensuse.org/content/3...box-gnome.html

    KDE
    http://forums.opensuse.org/content/3...opbox-kde.html
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    Default Re: How to Install Dropbox (Gnome)

    On Tue, 06 Dec 2011 01:36:02 +0000, KEB64 wrote:

    > Does this work for gnome in 12.1 yet?


    It worked for me straight away.

    Jim



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    Default Re: How to Install Dropbox (Gnome)

    Excellent. Thank you!

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    Default Re: How to Install Dropbox (Gnome)

    Quote Originally Posted by KEB64 View Post
    Excellent. Thank you!
    Remember you'll prol need to logout or reboot to have the full functions in Nautilus (Copy Public URL)
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    Default Re: How to Install Dropbox (Gnome)

    Quote Originally Posted by caf4926 View Post
    Remember you'll prol need to logout or reboot to have the full functions in Nautilus (Copy Public URL)
    Iam running 12.1gnome and dropbox installed and synched but now I cant open the dropbox desk top folder etc with the icon

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