How to Install box.com Zorin OS Client Easy Guide

March 17th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install box.com Zorin OS Client




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install box.com Client on Zorin OS 32/64-bit Desktop.

And this box.com Zorin OS 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 Zorin OS Linux.

How to Install box.com Zorin OS Client - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop.

    How to Install box.com Zorin OS Client -  Zorin 12 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 Zorin OS Linux:
    Dropbox Zorin 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 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 Zorin OS
    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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