Installed dropbox on scientific linux (command line only) several months ago and it has been working fine. I installed it for one user, and I control it using the CLI dropbox.py.
Recently I restarted it, and now all commands give the 'Dropbox isn't running!' error. 'dropbox start' gives the error:
Dropbox isn't running! Dropbox is already running!
ps -ef |grep dropbox confirms that there is a process called dropbox in the .dropbox-dist folder running
I am running version 3.0.3 of dropbox
fiddling with the dropbox.py script tells me that the line that is causing the problems is
I can't seem to read the command_socket file and
ls -l says that its size is 0