What’s New in Dropbox 1.0 for Ubuntu

The folks over at Dropbox released version 1.0 yesterday. This release has been a long time coming and is a major upgrade for Windows, Mac and Linux. For Ubuntu users, the biggest changes include the introduction of selective sync, Indicator Applet support, and a much more efficient client-side engine.

Selective Sync

In the past, Dropbox forced you to sync everything in your Dropbox folder with all of your machines, making it impracticable for syncing with netbooks. The selective sync feature lets you choose which of your Dropbox folders you want to sync with each computer. This is especially useful if you have a very large Dropbox folder and want to sync only certain files with a netbook or other computer with limited drive space.

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