How to Install box.com Debian Buster Client Easy Guide

March 17, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install box.com Debian Buster Client




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install box.com Client on Debian Buster 10 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

And this box.com Debian 10 Buster Client is also called “Naive” as it’s enable simply the Contents Synchronization/Uploading.

Furthermore, Box.com 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.

box.com Security Features list:

  • 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

Finally inclueded inside this guide you find also instructions on How to Install box.com Alternative DropBox on Debian Linux.

How to Install box.com Debian Buster Client - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install box.com Debian Buster Client - Debian Gnome3 Open Terminal
  2. Install Required Package

    sudo apt install davfs2
  3. Download Box Sync Linux Client

    Box Sync Linux .zip
  4. How-to Install DropBox for Debian Linux:
    Dropbox Debian.

  5. Make the Box Sync Directory

    mkdir $HOME/Box
  6. Check/Install Unzip

    which unzip

    In case it is Not there

    sudo apt install unzip

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

  7. Extract Box .zip Archive
    Here for a Local installation we Extract it into Home:

    unzip -d $HOME/ $HOME/Downloads/box*.zip
  8. Installing box.com Sync Client on Debian
    First Access the Target:

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

    Update Credentials

    echo "https://dav.box.com/dav [MYEMAIL] [MYPASSWORD]" >> /home/[MYUSERNAME]/.davfs2/secrets

    Update Url

    sudo sh -c 'echo "https://dav.box.com/dav /home/[MYUSERNAME]/Box davfs rw,user,noauto 0 0" >> /etc/fstab'

    To Change the Box Sync Directory Edit the Config File like

    nano $HOME/.noiselabs/box/box-sync.cfg
  9. Then to Start Syncronization of Box Directory with box.com Cloud

    sudo ./box-sync start

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

  10. Again for Uploading New Stuff into box.com Cloud

    cp /[path/2]/myStuff $HOME/Box/

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

  11. Finally to Stop Synchronization of Box Directory with box.com Cloud:

    sudo ./box-sync stop

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