Dropbox Missing Dependents in USM?

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Dropbox Missing Dependents in USM?

Post#1 by jimwg » 28 Sep 2015, 06:24

Greetings:

Can't get Dropbox (dropbox-client-1.6.1-i386-1alien.xzm from USM) up and running om 32bit XFCE 3.1.

Failed to execute command "dropbox start -i".
Failed to execute child process "dropbox" (No such file or directory)

guest@porteus:~$ dropbox start -i
bash: /usr/bin/dropbox: /usr/bin/python: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
guest@porteus:~$

Same problem in root.

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Re: Dropbox Missing Dependents in USM?

Post#2 by brokenman » 28 Sep 2015, 14:11

This worked for me.

root@porteus:/home/guest# usm -g dropbox

The following items were found.
Choose an number to confirm.
ctrl+c to quit

1) dropbox-3.8.5-x86_64-1_slack.txz
2) dropbox-client-1.6.1-x86_64-1alien.tgz
3) dropbox-python-3.27-x86_64-1_slack.txz
#? 1

For number you will no doubt need python and friends so I will take a look and add it to the extra dependencies if needed. Thanks.
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Re: Dropbox Missing Dependents in USM?

Post#3 by jimwg » 30 Sep 2015, 07:43

brokenman wrote:This worked for me.

root@porteus:/home/guest# usm -g dropbox

The following items were found.
Choose an number to confirm.
ctrl+c to quit

1) dropbox-3.8.5-x86_64-1_slack.txz
2) dropbox-client-1.6.1-x86_64-1alien.tgz
3) dropbox-python-3.27-x86_64-1_slack.txz
#? 1

For number you will no doubt need python and friends so I will take a look and add it to the extra dependencies if needed. Thanks.

Okay, that didn't work -- no effect -- but will keep exploring. Thanks for checking into it!

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Re: Dropbox Missing Dependents in USM?

Post#4 by brokenman » 30 Sep 2015, 14:48

dropbox start -i
bash: /usr/bin/dropbox: /usr/bin/python: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
This indicates that you only have the client installed and not the dropbox daemon, nor python. Install python first.
You then need to choose the number 1 option and it will pull in a lot of dependencies including QT4. After this the menu item should work.
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Setting up Porteus as remote desktop server

Post#5 by jimwg » 01 Oct 2015, 06:39

Greeting!

Subject line tells it all. Need tips on how to configure Porteus to run as a remote desktop server accessible from both Windows and Linux machines. Googling for Ubuntu and Mint's sudo apt-get install xrdp & vncviewer way doesn't apply here. Thanks for any tips.

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