Glad I came across this. A quick note for anyone else who comes along:
It looks like Dropbox ended support for Public folders along with the
Here's a tweaked version I am using:
I've modified mine to work when using it through a keyboard shortcut, as is there were some issues like this:
It also adds some error handling for when the screenshot/dropbox parts fail, and clears your clipboard like the mac dropbox functionality does (helps avoid pasting whatever was on your clipboard before if for some reason the dropbox bit takes longer than usual).
#!/bin/bash # Clear clipboard (can't be pasting any passwords if we try to paste too fast). echo "" | xclip -selection clipboard mkdir -p $HOME/Dropbox/shots/ TSTAMP=`date '+%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S'` IMAGEPATH=$HOME/Dropbox/shots/Screenshot-$TSTAMP.png # Not waiting a bit will cause errors when using keyboard shortcuts # to run the script, like the one below: # # giblib error: couldn't grab keyboard:Resource temporarily unavailable # # To avoid this, we just sleep for a bit. sleep 0.2 && scrot "$IMAGEPATH" -s 2>>~/screenshot-select-errors if [ $? -ne 0 ] ; then echo "Command failed, unable to create screenshot. See log in ~/screenshot-select-errors" notify-send "Screenshot failed" "Unable to create screenshot. See log in ~/screenshot-select-errors" exit fi DROPBOX_LINK=`dropbox sharelink $IMAGEPATH` # Dropbox doesn't return a non-zero exit code when it can't get a link. # Instead, we'll see if the result is a link. if [[ $DROPBOX_LINK != http* ]] ; then echo "Command failed, $DROPBOX_LINK" notify-send "Screenshot failed" "$DROPBOX_LINK" exit fi echo $DROPBOX_LINK | xclip -selection clipboard echo "Created screenshot, share link: $DROPBOX_LINK" notify-send "Screenshot Saved" "$DROPBOX_LINK"