Using Dropbox on KDE4

I’ve just started using the Dropbox service, which is rather handy for sharing files between computers. I’ve got it running on my Macs, but found setting up the Linux client on KDE4 (4.1 in my case) a little more tricky. Well until I found this great workaround:

Dropbox without Gnome : Sounds From The Dungeon

This worked a treat, but the only thing I couldn’t get straight away was getting the service to start automatically. What caught me out was setting up the symlink in the .kde4 Autostart folder, rather than the .kde one. So to do this, use the following command:

ln -s /home/USERNAME/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd /home/USERNAME/.kde4/Autostart/dropbox

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