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

March 8, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Getting-Started with Client for Mint Linux

You are Welcome, 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. Client Fedora 36 Installation – Step-by-step

  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 see: How to Enable sudo

  3. Download Box Sync Linux Mint Client

    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

    But if you are in Trouble to Find the Location on Terminal then See: How to Access Downloads Folder from Browser.

  6. Installing Sync Client:

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

    Then amend the Script with the nano Editor:

    nano ./box-sync

    And Change the First line in:


    Last, Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor.
    And then run the Installation Script:

    sudo python2 ./ install

    Update Credentials

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

    Update Url

    sudo sh -c 'echo " /home/[MYUSERNAME]/Box davfs _netdev,rw,user 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:

    ./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:

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

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