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How To Install Dropbox Client as a Service on Ubuntu 20.04
I had previously gotten Dropbox installed and configured on an Ubuntu 20.04 LTS droplet, though it was buggy and I had to reinstall it about once per week, but now it stopped working altogether.
I have been following the most recent guide that I could find on the subject (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-dropbox-client-as-a-service-on-ubuntu-14-04), but when I launch the dropboxd service, I get the following error:
$ ls /opt/dropbox/ dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/psutil._psutil_linux.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/psutil._psutil_posix.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/apex._apex.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/tornado.speedups.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/wrapt._wrappers.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/PyQt5.QtWidgets.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/PyQt5.QtCore.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/PyQt5.QtGui.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' dropbox: load fq extension '/opt/dropbox/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-127.4.4265/PyQt5.QtDBus.cpython-38-x86_64-linux-gnu.so' b'!! (Qt:Fatal) This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin "xcb".\n\nAvailable platform plugins are: xcb.\n\nReinstalling the application may fix this problem.'
I am working on a freshly created droplet, but I had been working on a prior droplet which had once seen Dropbox working and received the same error.
It appears this may be a Qt related issue? Has anyone been able to successfully run a stable instance of Dropbox on a DO droplet with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?
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