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Dropbox icon missing in the xubuntu plugin area

The dropbox icon from the desktop plugin area is missing and in its place there is a black TV 1 with a red sign in its center. I tried to solve this issue by removing and reinstalling dropbox and by following the proposed solution here. Neither one solution nor the other solved my problem. Someone can help me with this

How do I detect when a Dropbox folder has been updated?

I have a folder with files that are being sychronized between computers. After the files have been uploaded from computer A, I would like to copy them from computer B’s Dropbox folder to another folder. How can I detect when the Dropbox folder has been updated? I can check the Dropbox folder periodically, but maybe there is a more elegant