Dropbox will not run

Briefly describe your issue below:

Dropbox seemed to install correctly. It run when I first installed it. But I am not getting the icon on the system tray. When I try to run it from the menu, nothing happens. When I do a “ps -ef | grep dropbox” I don’t find anything.

When I try to run from my user login I get:

Reading profile /etc/firejail/dropbox.profile
Reading profile /etc/firejail/disable-common.inc
Reading profile /etc/firejail/disable-devel.inc
Reading profile /etc/firejail/disable-interpreters.inc
Reading profile /etc/firejail/disable-passwdmgr.inc
Reading profile /etc/firejail/disable-programs.inc
Reading profile /etc/firejail/whitelist-common.inc
Parent pid 2326, child pid 2328
Child process initialized in 126.24 ms
/usr/bin/env: ‘python3’: Permission denied

Parent is shutting down, bye…

When I try to run with sudo I get:

[1]+ Stopped sudo dropbox

What version of Parrot are you running? (include version (e.g. 4.6), edition(e.g. Home//KDE/OVA, etc.), and architecture (currently we only support amd64)

uname -a
Linux systemname 4.19.0-parrot4-28t-amd64 #1 SMP Parrot 4.19.28-2parrot4.28t (2019-04-18) x86_64 GNU/Linux

What method did you use to install Parrot? (Debian Standard / Debian GTK / parrot-experimental)

Debian Standard

Configured to multiboot with other systems? (yes / no)

no multiboot

If there are any similar issues or solutions, link to them below:

If there are any error messages or relevant logs, post them below:

firejail disabled python3 of dropbox process. Technically, firejail blocks all interpreter and system command to protect user. You have to add python3 in dropbox profile.

I have never changed my dropbox profile before. Could you point me in the right direction?

It should be in here. Or you can run dropbox as command firejail --noproflie dropbox

Did not seem to work:

$sudo firejail --noprofile dropbox
Parent pid 6601, child pid 6602
The new log directory is /proc/6602/root/var/log
Child process initialized in 22.03 ms
Dropbox command-line interface


Note: use dropbox help to view usage for a specific command.

autostart automatically start Dropbox at login
exclude ignores/excludes a directory from syncing
filestatus get current sync status of one or more files
help provide help
lansync enables or disables LAN sync
ls list directory contents with current sync status
proxy set proxy settings for Dropbox
puburl get public url of a file in your Dropbox’s public folder
running return whether Dropbox is running
sharelink get a shared link for a file in your Dropbox
start start dropboxd
status get current status of the dropboxd
stop stop dropboxd
throttle set bandwidth limits for Dropbox
update download latest version of Dropbox
version print version information for Dropbox

Parent is shutting down, bye

I am beginning to think that parrotos is not suitable as an everyday desktop system.

There should be no sudo in the command

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