Package Details: dropbox 32.4.23-1

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: dropbox
Description: A free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily.
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Licenses: custom
Conflicts: dropbox-experimental
Submitter: mtorromeo
Maintainer: mtorromeo (yan12125)
Last Packager: yan12125
Votes: 2194
Popularity: 12.062249
First Submitted: 2009-01-22 14:21
Last Updated: 2017-08-12 03:36

Latest Comments

coxackie commented on 2017-08-16 16:42

I am experiencing a weird bug with Dropbox v32.4.23 on Gnome. I add dropbox.desktop to ~/.config/autostart/ in order to get it to autostart (either via Gnome Tweak Tool or manually copying it from /usr/share/applications). Whenever I start Dropbox, it deletes the dropbox.desktop file from ~/.config/autostart/.

I have also noticed that the option "Start Dropbox on system startup" from Dropbox preferences is always unticked when Dropbox starts, even if I have enabled it previously. Potentially this is to blame? Anyone else experiencing this?

yan12125 commented on 2017-08-04 16:27 points to 31.4.24 yesterday, yet it changed back to 30.4.23 this morning. I believe that's because 31.4.24 has big problems on Windows [1]. I synced my files on several Arch boxes with 31.4.24 today and see no issues, so I decide to stay with 31.4.24. If you got problems with 31.4.24 while 30.4.23 is fine, please tell me and I'll downgrade this package.

Update: Dropbox just releases 31.4.25 and points to this version. I guess they've fixed the problem.


yan12125 commented on 2017-07-26 12:01

I unflagged it as the official download link still points to dropbox-lnx.x86_64-30.4.22.tar.gz, and there's no news about 30.4.23 on Desktop client builds announcements [1]. I suspect it not a real stable version.

@timofonic: how did you get those URLs? Any clue that's a stable release?


timofonic commented on 2017-07-26 03:07


Alexpin commented on 2017-07-16 07:10

@LukeLR fakeroot is in group base-devel, which is an implied dependency of makepkg.

LukeLR commented on 2017-07-16 07:06

Since installation requires fakeroot, it should be listed as a dependency.

yan12125 commented on 2017-05-31 15:13

Hello, Dropbox's server has changed something so that is broken. I have to change this line:

grep -P '^Location:'


grep -iP '^Location:'

Although that script is not directly related to this package, it's useful for those who want to build latest dropbox packages locally. Could you consider fixing

gcavallo commented on 2017-05-12 18:48

See if concerned about domain change.

yan12125 commented on 2017-04-17 12:23

Dropbox uses a new URL scheme for the latest version (23.4.19):

$ curl --head "" | grep 'Location:'
% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:-- 0

Could you change it? As mentioned below, dropboxusercontent is not so trustyworthy.

Lemongrass commented on 2017-04-05 22:20

My Dropbox is 21.4.25., out of date. I have a file called dropbox-update-22.4.24.tar.gz in .dropbox.cache . How can I make Dropbox update?

Notes: I have dropbox-cli and I always run Dropbox in Firejail like firejail dropbox.

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