Starting dropbox

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Starting dropbox

Postby fmolina2b » Aug 26th, '19, 19:42

Dear all,
I have dropbox installed with the file dropbox.desktop in .config/autostart in my home directory. This file is:
[Desktop Entry]
Name=Dropbox
GenericName=File Synchronizer
Comment=Sync your files across computers and to the web
Exec=dropbox start -i
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Icon=dropbox
Categories=Network;FileTransfer;
Keywords=file;synchronization;sharing;collaboration;cloud;storage;backup;
StartupNotify=false
X-GNOME-Autostart-Delay=10

In the same folder stays the file mega.desktop. Mega starts with session but dropbox does not. The very same dropbox.desktop file is in the plasma desktop; by double cliking it dropbox starts perfectly. it is not a very bad thing, only boring to have to start manually, but should not happen. My desktop is plasma:
Operating System: Mageia 7
KDE Plasma Version: 5.15.4
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.57.0
Qt Version: 5.12.2
Kernel Version: 5.2.7-desktop-1.mga7
OS Type: 64-bit
Processors: 8 × AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor
Memory: 15,6 GiB

Any thoughts? Thanks
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Re: Starting dropbox

Postby doktor5000 » Aug 30th, '19, 23:30

fmolina2b wrote:Dear all,
I have dropbox installed with the file dropbox.desktop in .config/autostart in my home directory. This file is:
X-GNOME-Autostart-Delay=10


For KDE you would need to replace that with X-KDE-autostart-after for that have a look at e.g. https://github.com/vasi/kdelibs/blob/ma ... .autostart
FWIW I've only installed the regular dropbox client and don't have any additional .desktop file and autostart works fine.
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