Dropbox 1.2.6 Experimental

Dropbox is the easiest way to store, sync and share files online.

File Sync

  • 2GB of online storage for free, with up to 100GB available to paying customers.
  • Sync files of any size or type.
  • Sync Windows, Mac and Linux computers.
  • Automatically syncs when new files or changes are detected.

File Sharing

  • Shared folders allow several people to collaborate on a set of files.
  • You can see other people's changes instantly.

Online Backup

  • Automatic backup of your files.
  • Undelete files and folders.

Experimental release:

This build incorporates lots of backports from the latest stable build (1.1.35) as well as a couple of major improvements to our keychain integration on the Mac:

1.2.6

  • Fixed rare issue that would cause Dropbox to not start on any version of Mac OS X.
  • Fixed rare issue where Dropbox would ignore ACL-only permissions on Mac OS X that would cause it to not sync local changes without a restart.
  • Assorted updates to our debugging facilities on Windows after our security audits.
  • Fixed issue on Mac OS X where Dropbox would become unlinked if keychain items were synced using MobileMe.
  • Dropbox now provides more debugging information in the very rare event that it crashes on Linux.
  • Fix to issue on some versions of Linux that don't provide librt.so that would force you to manually login to the website when linked to from the desktop client.
  • Fix to issue on Mac OS X that would force you to manually login to the website after the computer had gone to sleep
  • Fix to regression in 1.2.x that would cause language settings to be lost after a relink.
  • Added guard in Mac OS X version to prevent user's from accidentally unlinking their Dropbox after refusing keychain privileges.

Windows: http://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/Dropbox%201.2.6.exe
Mac OS X: http://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/Dropbox%201.2.6.dmg
Linux x86_64: http://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-1.2.6.tar.gz
Linux x86: http://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86-1.2.6.tar.gz

Notes:
We strongly recommend making a backup of your Dropbox before upgrading to this build as we'll need a few weeks to be certain of its stability. We will rapidly release new builds every couple days to snipe the most common issues as they arise.

Sadly as a result of the new database some 3rd party apps that relied on our old database format to sync with Dropbox will stop working (Examples include KFilebox, DropboxPortableAHK)

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People looking for a file backup/sync service but perhaps want more security than the flimsy security model provided by DB should look into SpiderOak (https://spideroak.com/). It provides the same size free account as Dropdbox, but allows up to 50GB of free storage from referrals, and the paid packages are half the price.