15 Hacks Every Dropbox User Should Know

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siramic

Excellent articlel Alex and Norm, thanks. :-)

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dep

Word of warning. This works pretty well until you're using both simultaneously at which point one of your instances is going to clobber any changes you make in the other.

 

Frustrating because I re-organized some bookmarks in my toolbar but they were clobbered by my other running Firefox instance.

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Kanuck

Kanuck I am just agog with all this information!I'm glad I bought your latest mag..thanks much.

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Bill Nilsen

Is there a way to access the KeePass database in Dropbox from an iPod Touch? I have the Dropbox app on my iPod Touch but when I try to open the KeePass database I get the "Unable to View File" error.

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DBsantos77

 No, you actually have to think a little harder than that. To the left of the stick figure you see USB drives, an FTP and NAS box, the point is that the stick figure is happy with a simple solution (DropBox,) instead of the other solutions. (NAS, USB, FTP.)

-Santos

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AMD Phenom 720 (Unlocked to Quad, Stable @ 3.6 Ghz 1.47v)
Gigabyte Micro ATX 785gx Motherboard
G.Skill 4GB 1333 DDR3 8-8-8-21 @ 1.6v
HIS ATI Radeon HD4670 (CCC OC'd)
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D14BL0

uTorrent doesn't automatically start the download of torrents synced through Dropbox. It'll open up the dialog for the torrent, where you select the files you want downloaded, but won't actually begin any download. Useful if you want to queue up a download, but you still have to wait till you get home to hit "OK" (or you could remote into the machine and hit "OK", but then you might as well have actually loaded the torrent manually, thus defeating the purpose of using Dropbox for torrents).

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lifebringer

Wrong. there's a setting in utorrent that lets files added automatically start downloading in the default download folder. check your settings next time -- i've added torrents from my laptop to start downloading at my desktop many a time.

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dalord

 Great article. However you might want to change that:

"But wait!" I hear you saying "you can't choose where Firefox saves its data!" Thats true,

 You can! It is as easy as modifing one file: C:/Users/name/AppData/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/profiles.ini 

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galactica2001

I am running Windows XP SP2 at work. I have Dropbox installed under my personal user account. I had a little trouble with the registry entries. I had to go through regedit and manually make the entries. Also, I had to go to the properties of the service itself and set it to log in using my account. I have a feeling this is because when I installed the Dropbox software I was only allowing it to run as myself. Just wanted to share my setup with you guys. 

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ArrecBarrwin

I love that picture.

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DBsantos77

 Wow, that's awesome. I love how MPC gets the greatest pics for their articles.

-Santos

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AMD Phenom 720 (Unlocked to Quad, Stable @ 3.4 Ghz 1.4v)
Gigabyte Micro ATX 785gx Motherboard
G.Skill 4GB 1333 DDR3 8-8-8-21 @ 1.6v
HIS ATI Radeon HD4670 (CCC OC'd)
550w Corsair

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lunchbox73

A stick figure with a box? What's so great about it?

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jon_y

my thoughts exactly

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jebat

nice one...try to visit here also

 

http://perjuangan-belum-selesai.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-to-telnet-with-windows-xp.html

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