Fairly simple: Inside Dropbox, create a folder called “Downloads” In your browser/download-manager/torrentprogram ‘s settings choose this newly-created folder as the default download destination (please see your application’s user guide for instructions if you don’t know how to do this step). Since this works on ANY PROGRAM on ANY OPERATING SYSTEM on ANY DEVICE, you can […]
You can remotely start BitTorrent downloads on your home computer from any computer with Dropbox. Instructions are available here.
If you have accidentally deleted files from your Dropbox, first of all try https://www.dropbox.com/help/11. If that doesn’t work (for example, you have permanently deleted the files, or have some other issue) then you may be able to recover them from the cache (as detailed on that same webpage). Your cache should be located in a folder […]
You can sync multiple computers/iPods/iPhones/iPads with a single iTunes library by following the instructions here.
Dropbox can be used to monitor your computer remotely by uploading images at a certain interval straight into your Dropbox folder for viewing on any of your connected Dropbox devices. Instructions are available here.
Ever wish you could email files to your Dropbox? Well now you can! It’s free, fast, secure and super simple too. All you have to do is connect with Dropbox, get your unique email address, and start sending files! For more information regarding the service, visit their website at https://sendtodropbox.com/.
Please note that I have not tested this extensively. I have posted here so that others may also test and post on their experiences. The goal of this trick is to permit live file by file on the fly backup and encryption for windows users (dmailer is also available for mac users). I would see […]
Prerequisites Home server running Dropbox & a web server (apache2, MAMP, etc) NOTE: This method is a quick hack and is totally insecure and open to errors (there is no safety against submitted URLs, and there is a world writable sub directory in Dropbox folder, etc). Feel free to add/edit this to be more secure. How To […]
You can copy multiple large files between two computers using Dropbox using the script below.