How-to Install Sync Client on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa LTS 32-64bit Step-by-Step Easy Guide

March 8th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Getting-Started with Client for Mint Linux

Hello Linux Mint User, this Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install a Synchronization/Uploading “Naive” Client on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa LTS i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce Desktop. adhere to the highest industry standards for security at every level of the Box experience. You can share, manage and access your content with confidence.

Security Features:

  • Single Sign-on
  • Account Settings and Global Controls
  • Comprehensive Reporting and Audit Trails
  • Sophisticated Data Encryption
  • Comprehensive Network Protection
  • Data Center Security and Availability
  • Faster Uploads With Box Accelerator
  • Your Privacy is Paramount

To the Client Installation Guide for Linux Mint there is also Link to Getting Installed DropBox on Mint Linux.

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  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Client for Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Install Required Package:

    sudo su -c "apt-get install davfs2"

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

  3. Download Box Sync Linux Mint Client:

    Get Box Sync Linux .zip
  4. Make the Box Sync Directory:

    mkdir $HOME/Box
  5. Extract Box .zip Archive:

    unzip -d $HOME/ $HOME/Downloads/box*.zip
  6. Installing Sync Client:

    cd $HOME/box-linux-sync-master/bin

    Update Credentials

    echo " [MYEMAIL] [MYPASSWORD]" >> /home/[MYUSERNAME]/.davfs2/secrets

    Update Url

    sudo sh -c 'echo " /home/[MYUSERNAME]/Box davfs rw,user,noauto 0 0" >> /etc/fstab'

    To Change the Box Sync Directory Edit Config File

    nano $HOME/.noiselabs/box/box-sync.cfg
  7. To Start Syncronization of Box Directory with Cloud:

    sudo ./box-sync start

    This need to be Done Before Starting to Put New Stuff into Box Dir…

  8. To Uploading New Stuff into Cloud:

    sudo cp [/path/2]/FILE1 $HOME/Box/

    All the Stuff You put on the Box Dir is Automatically Uploaded into the Account.

  9. To Stop Synchronization of Box Directory with Cloud:

    sudo ./box-sync stop
  10. How-to Install DropBox for Linux Mint:
    Dropbox Mint.

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