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Dropbox adds indicator applet, customizable tray icon

The latest testing version of popular cloud storage service Dropbox has introduced indicator applet support and, what will surely be music to icon-set makers ears’ everywhere — the ability to finally customize the dropbox tray icon!

Other fixes in the 0.8 series — codenamed Rainbow Shell — include improved startup time for large dropboxes, a new status UI that informs you of errors when files fail to upload/download and numerous stability fixes all across the board.

Download

If you’re feeling eager you can test the latest version of Dropbox that features the new dropbox application indicator — by installing it from the source tarbells below. 

Linux 64bit: http://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-0.8.55.tar.gz
Linux 32bit: http://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86-0.8.55.tar.gz 

Installation
To run dropbox extract the tarbell to your home folder, open a terminal and type: -

  • cd
  • nohup .dropbox-dist/dropbox &

To customize the icons simply change those in the  ~./dropbox-dist/icons folder with appropriately designed ones.

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