A damn useful cross-platform file syncing service that works the way iDisk was supposed to, and which I’ve replaced with SyncThing (and OneDrive) because of their desktop application bloat.


Obscure Bits of Lore

If you are still on pre-Monterey macOS and lose icon overlays and context menus, quit Dropbox and do this:

sudo rm -rf /Library/DropboxHelperTools
killall Finder

…and restart Dropbox. It should ask for an administrator password to reinstall the Finder plugin, and all should be well.

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