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Is dropbox is dangerous on Linux?

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My computer was locking up and I couldn't open or close anything. I did a ps aux and found that dropbox was consuming 117% of the CPU and 70% of memory, after awhile I was able to Kill Dropbox and then I uninstalled it and now my computer is back to normal.

posted Feb 16, 2015 by anonymous

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My Dropbox just updated its software (that is controlled through the Dropbox application, not the normal Linux package management), and that update process could have something to do with the program eating so much CPU and RAM.

answer Feb 16, 2015 by Satish Mishra
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