How to Install DropBox on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64-bit Easy Guide

April 24, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Getting-Started with DropBox for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

The Tutorial Shows You How to Install and Getting-Started with DropBox on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 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 Ubuntu Linux Follow the Quick-Start Guide to Complete the DropBox SetUp.

Install DropBox Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. Download Latest DropBox Package for Ubuntu Linux

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


    Install DropBox Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Open Terminal
  3. Install Required Packages:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi python-gpgme
  4. Install DropBox for Ubuntu:

    cd $HOME/Downloads/

    To List the directory contents and Verify the file is there:

    ls .

    If Not then Try to look into the /tmp folder…

    sudo gdebi ./dropbox*.deb
  5. Getting-Started with DropBox on Linux

    DropBox Linux Quick Start

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