How to Install Elementary OS Client Easy Guide

March 17, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Elementary OS Client

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Client on Elementary OS Desktop.

And this Elementary OS Buster Client is also called “Naive” as it’s enable simply the Contents Synchronization/Uploading.

Furthermore, 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 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 Alternative DropBox on Elementary OS Linux.

How to Install Elementary OS Client - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Elementary OS Client - Loki Pantheon Open Terminal
    Search into Apps.
  2. Install Required Package

    sudo apt install davfs2
  3. Download Box Sync Linux Client

    Box Sync Linux .zip
  4. How to Install DropBox for Elementary OS Linux:
    Dropbox Elementary OS.

  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 see: How to Enable sudo

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

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

    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 the Config File like

    nano $HOME/.noiselabs/box/box-sync.cfg
  9. Then 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…

  10. Again for Uploading New Stuff into Cloud

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

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

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

    sudo ./box-sync stop

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