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Dropbox is a nice way to share files between a small number of people. Note that Dropbox is not good for shared software development - rather use Version Control software for that.

Proxy settings on Campus

To enable Dropbox to connect to its servers from campus, you need to use the correct Campus Proxy Servers.

For Mac OS, the settings look like this:

Dropbox settings Mac.png

For Microsoft Windows, the settings look like this:

Dropbox settings Win.png

This menu can be accessed by right clicking on the Dropbox icon in the system tray (icons at the right bottom section of the task bar). Click on the gears at the right top of the Dropbox Dialog (see below) and click on "Preferences..." and then the "Proxies" tab.

Dropbox settings Win2.png