How-to Install Amazon S3 Sync Command Line Tool on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

February 6th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic S3 Command Line Tool Getting-Started



The Linux Tutorial Simply Show How-to Install, Set-Up and Getting-Started with s3cmd the S3 Command Line Tool on Linux Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn i386/amd64 Desktop/Server.

S3cmd is a free command line tool and client for uploading, retrieving and managing data in Amazon S3 and other cloud storage service providers that use the S3 protocol, such as Google Cloud Storage or DreamHost DreamObjects.

This Very Useful Command Line Tool will Enable Synchronization of Local Folders/Directories with the Amazon AWS S3 Buckets and without a Risk of Canceling the Existing Remote Data.

The Post Comprehends all Commands and Links Needed to Successfully Installing s3cmd on Ubuntu Linux.

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic s3 command line tools installation - Featured
  1. Download Latest s3cmd Tool for Linux:

    S3cmd tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Ubuntu-Unity Extract S3cmd Utility
  3. Open a Command Line Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic s3 command line tools installation - Open Terminal
  4. Installing S3cmd

    cd /tmp/s3cmd*
    sudo python setup.py install && sudo apt-get install python-dateutil
  5. Set-Up s3cmd

    su <username>
    s3cmd --configure

    You Will Need to Enter your Amazon AWS S3 Credentials.

    More you will need to Confirm All the Proposed Settings.

  6. Quick Getting-Started with s3cmd:

    How Syncing a S3 Bucket
  7. Create a Custom App Launcher on Ubuntu Unity Desktop:

    How Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
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