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Old 02-24-2011, 10:08 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by dsmid View Post
I tried to download public link via FreeDownload at it worked. It was link to a file in Public folder, DropBox doesn't allow me to generate public links for private files in the web interface. It's the same in KDE and CLI.
Maybe Windows or Gnome client supports generating such links.
Do you have an example of such 'shareable link' ?
That's weird, I have that option for every file and folder - it's the first option when you click the blue arrow at the right when hovering over the file/folder. What you get is something like this: http://db.tt/qf1PE5z which gives you a viewable version of the file, if you have flash and a link to direct download like https://dl.dropbox.com/s/5t9r3l91bju...tions.pdf?dl=1
These seem to be completely public.

Btw, today I restarted Kindle and it was extremely unresponsive, so I logged in through putty and top reported the freedownload process taking some 98% of cpu - any idea what could have been happening? Could there be any problem when connected via USB, but not doing mass storage, rather a usbnetwork?
[EDIT] Just happened again - I noticed fsp was taking part of the load as well, when I killed freedownloader, fsp stopped being that active and all was well [/EDIT]

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