Dropbox on FreeBSD

Frank Staals frank at fstaals.net
Wed Dec 19 13:33:11 UTC 2012

Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> writes:

> I was asked about the feasibility of setting up Dropbox
> <https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx> on a FreeBSD machine,
> specifically under KDE if possible. I found three references to Dropbox
> in the ports tree; however, I am not sure that they are exactly what I
> am looking for. Does anyone have any experience with this software or
> specific information on it?

As far as I know it is currently impossible to run dropbox on FreeBSD,
as it requires inotify, as found in the Linux kernel, to detect when
files have changed. 



- Frank

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