I downloaded the Drop Box Ubuntu 8.10.deb file for x86 as I couldn't get the repository to work and then installed it - no problems. Then I go to 'Applications -> Internet -> Dropbox' and it brings up a dialogue 'In order to use Dropbox you must download the proprietary daemon.'. So I clicked okay and the download started fine but then stopped at 18%.
I open up the system monitor for a clue as to what is going on and it has these statistics:
Process Name: dropbox
Memory: 10.5 MiB
Waiting Channel: do_select
Could anyone give me a clue as to what is going on?
I just restarted the installation and luckily it worked fine.