Official Dropbox package doesn't install in Fedora 37


If you try to install the official Dropbox RPM package, it will fail to install on Fedora 37 with an error like this:

 Problem: conflicting requests
  - nothing provides needed by nautilus-dropbox-2020.03.04-1.fc21.x86_64

In other words, you can’t use the official Dropbox installer on Fedora 37.


Nautilus changed extension API in GNOME 43, but Dropbox haven’t updated their extension yet. There is a fix provided by the community, but Dropbox maintainers haven’t responded yet.

RPMFusion, a popular alternative place to get Dropbox, removed the Dropbox package for similar reasons - not able to build it and also lacking maintainers.

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The official Dropbox website now contains an updated RPM for Fedora 37. This problem is now resolved.

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