Great Dropbox tip:If you have code on Dropbox, and are annoyed by node_modules sync ups (or just want to avoid syncing certain folders), there's a new way to solve your endless sync problems!
Dropbox has introduced a new attribute you could add to your files/folder to make sure they're ignored!
On Linux, you could simply create the following alias: Then simply use your new dignore command like so:
Important: make sure no active sync is running for the folder, as it could cause "Ignored Item Conflict"
More info on Dropbox Ignore
Dropbox Ignore VS ExcludeDropbox Ignore - when you don't want Dropbox to upload a certain file/folder to the Dropbox Cloud. Dropbox Exclude - when you don't want Dropbox to download a certain file/folder to your local machine.
That's pretty much it!
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