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Old 11-26-2011, 08:11 AM   #1
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Installing DropBox

I'm running Puppy-Lucid

I am trying to install DropBox as described here

I have got to the bit where it says:

Next, run the Dropbox daemon from the newly created .dropbox-dist folder.

$ ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd
How do I know where the ".dropbox-dist folder" is?
Old 11-26-2011, 08:20 AM   #2
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If you installed exactly as described it's in your home folder, but is hidden in both your file manager and ls by default. Open a terminal and type

ls -a ~/
and examine the output - it should be there.

To check using the filemanager, go to your home folder and press ctrl-h on your keyboard which should show it.
Old 11-26-2011, 08:31 AM   #3
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The ~/ above is shorthand for the current user's home directory.
Old 11-26-2011, 08:36 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. That worked


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