How-to Install DropBox on Debian Stretch 9 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

October 14th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

DropBox QuickStart for Debian Stretch 9




Hello Debian User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with DropBox on Debian Stretch 9 i386/amd64 Gnome/KDE/Xfce/Lxde Linux.

Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily.

Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer.

Today, more than 200 million people across every continent use Dropbox to always have their stuff at hand, share with family and friends, and work on team projects.

After the DropBox Package Installation for Debian Linux Follow the Quick-Start Guide to Complete the DropBox SetUp.

Getting-Started with DropBox Debian Stretch 9 - Featured
  1. Download Latest DropBox Package for Debian Linux:

    DropBox .deb Debian Package
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start with DropBox Debian Stretch 9 - Open Terminal



  3. Check/Install GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If not there then:

    sudo gdebi .deb

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls .
  5. Install DropBox Package for Debian:

    sudo gdebi ./dropbox*.deb
  6. Install Additional GPG Verify Package (Optional):

    sudo apt-get install python-gpgme
  7. Getting-Started with DropBox on Linux:

    DropBox Linux Quick-Start
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