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Shared folder user permissions in Dropbox

We use Dropbox quite a lot in our team, but we want to share some stuff with only the senior members of the team - contract info and stuff like that. The rest of the info, working notes, images, ...
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How to host a privately shared website on Google Drive?

I've created this html+javascript based website via jalbum. And I'm currently uploading it to Google Drive. Before Google Drive, I was uploading it to Dropbox, but stopped that upload, believing that ...
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Dropbox shared folder view username of last edit

I have a shared Dropbox folder with my team but I'd like to know who edited each file in the folder. For example, let's say we have two users A & B. First A edits a file and then B does some more ...
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“Attach” comments or discussions to files

I am looking for a way to record discussion about documents within a shared Dropbox folder. I'm hoping to have such comments "attach" to the document rather than having to achieve it within another ...
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For what reason might my local space consumption on Dropbox not match the server's? [closed]

I have three machines (1 Mac, 2 Linux) synchronized with Dropbox. On all the local machines, my Dropbox consumption shows around ~84G consumption: me@macbook:~$ du -hs ~/Dropbox 84G ...
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Is there cost effective file synchronization service for large teams with not much data? [closed]

I love Dropbox. But Dropbox for Teams seems most appropriate for Teams with few members and a lot of data. I'm working with a team that has lots of members, but not much data, so the Dropbox pricing ...
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I don't have a Public folder in Dropbox

I don't see a 'public folder' in my list. I also don't get the option of creating a 'public link' from any file: All I can click is 'share link'. The links I'm getting only work when I'm logged in to ...
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What happens to my Dropbox data when my extended storage space expires?

I bought Samsung Galaxy Note tablet and received 48GB of Dropbox storage for two years. I already had 22GB free storage so I can now use 70GB of Dropbox storage. After two years, my free storage will ...
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Why do I need to allow Dropbox to integrate with Twitter if all it’s asking me to do is follow?

On this Dropbox web page, it says that I can get some free Dropbox space if I follow Dropbox on Twitter. (Notice this is a separate item from Connect your Twitter Account which is listed above that.) ...
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Server-side script at Dropbox?

When you have a dropbox account, you get a public folder which essentially gives you free HTML/Javascript webhosting. Does anyone know if there is some way to use server-side scripts such as PHP, ...
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Change Dropbox computer name

I have a Dropbox account installed on two machines - both Mac Minis, the users of these machines both have their own users accounts on the machines, but each machine is configured and managed from an ...
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Do I regain storage space if I delete files from my Dropbox folder?

If I clear files from Dropbox do I then regain storage space?
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Will deleting pictures from Dropbox online delete them from my PC's (and iPad's) folders?

If I delete pictures from my Dropbox account, will it also delete them from Win7 folders and iPad Photostream?
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Automatically sending files to your Dropbox Account via email

Is it possible to, say, email files via attachment to your Dropbox account? As opposed to manually placing the file on the Dropbox folder on your computer?
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Dropbox.com as backup system for my Ubuntu

Can I have multple drop boxes (dropbox.com) or Ubuntu One accounts on a single machine (Ubuntu 9.04 or 10.04) to backup multiple projects ?
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web write-only drop box [closed]

Does anyone know of a web app that allows you to create folder where anonymous users can upload content and other authenticated users can view and download the documents? Box.net and Dropbox ...
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Is there a tool to sync files from a PC to Amazon S3 or Azure Storage? [closed]

While I have used Dropbox, I was wondering if there was a tool to sync files to Amazon S3 to gain the resiliency and reliability (though there would be a cost implication).
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How do I tell what computer added a file to Dropbox?

I want to be able to understand which computer added files to Dropbox. Is there a way to do this?
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How do I know if someone deleted/quit the shared folder in Dropbox?

I shared (I'm the owner) a Dropbox folder with a friend before. We had an argument. So, we haven't talked to each other for a while. When I checked my Dropbox, I can still see that I'm sharing the ...
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How do I make sync to Dropbox folder Camera Uploads bi-directional?

I am using automated upload of my pics to Camera Uploads folder in Dropbox, which would be a great service if only I didn't need to go through my photos twice. If I clear the bad ones from my phone ...
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Is it possible to know if a file is currently opened by someone else in Dropbox?

My company has data for which we do not want to produce conflicted copies and deal with the hassle of merging. Is there a way to tell if a file is currently opened by a team member?
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Can a username be inferred from a Dropbox referral?

I clicked on a Dropbox referral link from a random user on one of the SE sites. Following through with the installation, I couldn't find any reference to who the user was that shared the referral. I'm ...
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Dropbox Cloud Backup [closed]

Does Dropbox sync the entire files when a small change is made, or only the bytes of the changed content (like rsync). If it syncs the entire file everytime I save it, its huge waste of my bandwidth. ...
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What is the different of dropbox and box.net?

The first difference I mention is the free storage they give away to user: dropbox.com 2Gb - 10Gb (after doing the referencing) box.net only 1Gb What else do you know?
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How to load a Dropbox file over HTTP instead of HTTPS? (non-secure)

I'm trying to view a website that's on my Dropbox public folder. This website has some Google fonts that are being loaded externally, and apart from these fonts, most of the website is within the ...
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Replace Gmail attachments with Dropbox/Google Drive download link

Is there any service, extension or webapp that scans all my incoming and existing email and uploads all attachments within the emails to Dropbox or Google Drive? This would allow for smaller inboxes ...
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Does Dropbox interface with another version control system behind the scenes?

For projects where I'm working alone Dropbox serves as a sweet and simple version control system. Occasionally I will decide to share the project with a collaborator and then I will want a little more ...
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Ability to add link to Dropbox folder in Trello cards

I wish I was able to add link to a Dropbox folder, not only Dropbox file. Links to folders are already implemented in Dropbox. How can I use such ability in Trello cards?
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Can you speed up dropbox by replacing large collections of files with disk images?

I (and lots of people where I work) use dropbox and keep our work source directories in dropbox. These directories contain close to 20k small files, and we'll typically have many of them hanging ...
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How to use Google Code Prettify on WordPress

I'm writing my blog posts using Windows Live Writer and I use Syntax4writer whenever I need to include codes in the post. The output for Syntax4Writer doesn't look good on the Bueno theme by ...
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Cloud filesharing service with LAN sync? (besides DropBox)

What other filesharing services are out there, that also sync over the LAN (to circumvent narrow upstream bandwidth)?
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Online Service That Duplicates another Data from another Online Backup? [closed]

Having all information backed up in one place in the cloud is risky since should anything happen with that place, your data will be gone. I use only Dropbox and i am risking it. I could also use Box ...
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File hosting service that encrypts files without failure

The first service that everyone will think of is Dropbox, which I love dearly and will continue support (1 year for me and syncing strong). I read on Dropbox Blog as well as other sources that there ...
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Revert a large number of files in Dropbox

I was working together with two coworkers on a project, and we exchanged the data via Dropbox (nothing critical, so we could use Dropbox). The problem now is: One of them got the encryption virus, and ...
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Copying Dropbox links in bulk

I have uploaded my folder, which contains over 400 images, to Dropbox and now I need to copy all these images’ Dropbox links in Excel. Copying the links one by one & pasting them in Excel is a ...
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Seeing which photos I sent to whom on Dropbox

I'd like to know what photos, videos, files have I've sent to whom. I notice just after sending something, I see in green above how many photos I've sent to "x" email address, but after the fact, I am ...
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How to replace Gmail “Add to Drive” with “Add to Dropbox”?

I like Dropbox more than Google Drive. Currently when there is an attachment in GMail, there are two buttons - download and add to GDrive. Can I somehow replace or add a Dropbox button?
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How to integrate Basecamp with Dropbox?

How do integrate project attachments and messages and between Basecamp and Dropbox? Is there an application which can integrate Dropbox with Basecamp in such way so that I have all Basecamp ...
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How to use two Dropbox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple dropbox accounts on one PC? I have a personal Dropbox and I have special dropbox that I'm using with a friend like a SVN server(to hold code). How can I easly ...
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Why is github not used like dropbox, for sharing video and audio? [closed]

I have seen people talking about Github as a repository for source code and I myself use Github for distributed version control, but one thing I didn't understand is why don't people use it for ...
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Download complete folder shared under Photos on Dropbox

Is there any way to allow someone to download the whole shared Photos folder on Dropbox and not only individual files? Preferable a solution that doesn't require the receiver to register on Dropbox?
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Can't download folder from Dropbox

I'm trying to download a folder from Dropbox. When I click download, all I get is a file called unspecified. Any idea why this happens?
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Not reveal indentity when sharing documents to the public by Google document and by Dropbox

I would like to share some documents to the public by Google document and by Dropbox, so that the public can view the documents without downloading them, but without my identity being revealed. I ...
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Can I trust on DropBox as a resource? [closed]

After Ma.gnolia Major Data Loss in 2009, I believe only Google, Microsoft and Yahoo services. Can I trust DropBox as my resource host? I would like to use my website's static content in DropBox and ...
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Does Dropbox no longer de-duplicate files across users?

Recently (the last few months or a year or so) I have noticed that Dropbox no longer seems to de-duplicate files across all users. Files I'm uploading which I know have been uploaded by another user ...
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Who has downloaded my offered files already? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to know how often a file was downloaded from my public Dropbox folder? I offered some people in my family to download files via dropbox. How do I know ...
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Portable Dropbox (FileSync)?

Is there a portable version of Dropbox that I can load on to a USB Key? I need to sync my files between my home desktop, dormitory laptop and on occasion a computer in my university lab. I need it ...
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PDF with DropBox, remember the Last Page?

I like to store my PDF files in the DropBox cloud. I like to access these PDFs from my PCs, Laptop & Android phone. When I open a PDF it always starts on page 1 no matter what page I was on ...
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Deletions from Share Dropbox Folder

I have photos in my DropBox folder that came from a shared DropBox file. If I delete them from my computer they are deleted from my online DropBox folder. Will they also be deleted from the folder ...
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Use IFTTT to add file from RSS item's URL to Dropbox

I'm trying to setup a recipe to download a torrent file automatically to my Dropbox. Pretty much like this one but with another RSS source. This recipe works fine if the entryUrl is a direct download ...