How to Install Linux Mint 18.3 Client Easy Guide

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

Install Linux Mint 18.3 Client

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Client on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

And this Linux Mint Sylvia 18.3 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 Linux Mint.

How to Install Linux Mint 18.3 Client - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Linux Mint 18.3 Client - 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 Linux Mint:
    Dropbox Linux Mint.

  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 Sync Client on Linux Mint
    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 /[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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