How to Integrate Dropbox in NAS Appliances

Implementing a “full” DropBox Client to the extent that the ape supports it (that other than efficiency is almost everything) in a NAS Appliance, in this case a Synology NAS with firmware DSM 4.0 and up. The requirements of “firmware” are due to the underlying Linux libraries and configurations on this particular NAS and just […]

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HipPlay – Manage and Share Your Cloud Media

Introduction HipPlay is a free iOS application that gives you complete access to your digital memories, no matter where they’re stored. Your digital life is made up of the files that you’ve accumulated; all of your photos, videos, and music. These files represent the memories and feelings we share with our friends and families. We […]

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MacDropHide – Hide Your Dropbox Menu Bar Icon

MacDropHide was a simple app that painlessly allowed Mac users to hide the Dropbox menubar icon. It was created by Sebastian Hallum Clarke of Zibity.com. MacDropHide is no longer available, as Sebastian has released a new app, called Broomstick, that not only lets you hide Dropbox’s icon, but the icons of 22 other popular menubar […]

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Python Downloader – Utility for Headless Environments (Bash)

This is a simple Python script to download a Dropbox folder to a local path. You can download it here. First step to get it to work is downloading and installing Dropbox Python Client and its requirements: wget https://www.dropbox.com/static/developers/dropbox-client-python-BETA.tar.gz tar -zxvf dropbox-client-python-BETA.tar.gz cd dropbox-client-python-BETA python setup.py install After this you need to insert a OAuth […]

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Python Script To Enable Disable LAN Sync

Description Works for both dropbox 0.7.x and 0.8.x and on all platforms (Windows / Mac / Linux) – tested on 0.7.110 on Windows and 0.8.112 on Linux. Won’t work with dropbox 1.2.x or dropbox 1.3.x because of the new encrypted config database. Primary use-case is on headless Linux servers. Download Download here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/340607/dropbox_set_lansync.py For Python < 2.6 Users: http://pastebin.com/qu5YrrLg […]

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Drop – Shell Script To Upload To Public Folder

Synopsis Author: Tamas Nepusz I use my Dropbox public folder to send large files to my collaborators. Since I usually work from the command line and rarely touch the mouse, this usually involved the following steps:  Copy or move the file to the public folder  Start nautilus (Alt-F2, nautilus, Enter)  Lift my hand from the […]

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