My main CentOS 7 install at home uses glibc v2.17. Dropbox however as of 2018-10-18 requires >=v2.19. A quick search on the interweb suggested Dropbox can be run containerized using Docker.
What is Docker then? Have a look at these links!
The technology in itself is highly interesting from a personal standpoint, and judging from the amount of articles on the web the tech is trending and very hot.
2. General how-to
- Install Docker.
- Set up sudo access as needed for your user.
- Get and use the Dropbox Docker image as described from https://valh.io/blog/Dockerize-Dropbox-on-Linux.
- Further Docker reading available in the Sources listing below.
3. Useful commands
Start the containerized dropbox.
# dropbox status
Check the specific container status.
Shows a list of available sub/commands.
# docker ps
Show container data.
These are the articles in the basic order I needed them after first encountering https://www.dropbox.com/help/desktop-web/system-requirements#linux.