Dropbox is a great resources for saving and synchronizing data with the cloud. Sometimes it can be a bit annoying to crawl through various directory paths to locate a folder and then to copy it to the Dropbox folder separately. A more convenient method can be to use the context menu for this function. Dropbox Share is a Linux app which provides the convenience of syncing any file or folder from right-click context menu with Dropbox. Once a folder is sent to Dropbox, you receive a pop-up message displaying that the file has been moved.
You can install Dropbox from the WebUp8 PPA from the commands given below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install dropbox-share
Once installed, right-click on any file or folder and select Scripts –> Dropbox Share.
A pop-up message will notify you when the file/folder has been synchronized with Dropbox.
The shared file(s) and folder(s) are embedded with a Dropbox icon to help you easily identify shared folders.
You can also check out Dropbox share at Launchpad from the link given below.