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[solved] Dropbox: older version error [closed]

asked 2018-01-12 14:18:52 -0500

toddandmargo gravatar image

updated 2018-02-16 11:59:38 -0500

$ rpm -qa dropbox
dropbox-2015.10.28-5.fc27.noarch

Hi All,

When I try to log into my dropbox account, I am told "You're using an old version of Dropbox. Please download the latest version at www.dropbox.com/downloading" . The downloaded version is the one I am using and it is the same one that downloads through rpmfusion.

I have asked Drop Box tech support about this and they said I did not meet minimum requirements, which was Fedora 19.

Anyone here know what is the issue?

Many thanks, -T

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answered 2018-02-16 11:59:06 -0500

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updated 2018-02-16 12:20:22 -0500

Figured it out! The problem was caused by my porting over my home user' directory from a prior installation of Scientific Linux 7.4 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 clone based on CentOS).

The solution was the rename ~/.dropbox-dist and let drop box start over and repopulate it.

mv .dropbox-dist .dropbox-dist.000
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