How to Install DropBox on Debian Stretch 9 GNU/Linux Easy Guide

March 27, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Debian Stretch DropBox Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install DropBox in Debian Stretch 9 32/64bit Gnome/KDE/Xfce/Lxde GNU/Linux.

And Dropbox for Debian 9 is a Free Service that lets you Bring your Photos, Docs, and Videos Anywhere and Share them Easily.

Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer.

Today, more than 200 Million People across every continent Use Dropbox to always have their Stuff at hand, Share with Family and Friends, and Work on Team Projects.

After the DropBox Package Installation for Debian Linux Follow the Quick-Start Guide to Complete the DropBox SetUp.

Getting-Started with DropBox Debian Stretch 9 - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start with DropBox Debian Stretch 9 - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest DropBox Package for Debian Linux

    DropBox .deb Debian Package
  3. Check/Install GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If not there then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  4. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or when Downloaded with Firefox may be into the Temporary directory /tmp/mozilla*)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls . | grep dropbox
  5. Install DropBox Package for Debian:

    sudo gdebi ./dropbox*.deb
  6. Install Additional GPG Verify Package (Optional):

    sudo apt-get install python3-gpg
  7. Getting-Started with DropBox on Linux

    DropBox Linux Quick Start

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