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How to install dropbox on ubuntu 12.04

Dropbox:

Dropbox is a very popular online file sharing service. Drop is free,lightweight and easy to access .
It has a free app for everything.. you can sync files from your computer, laptop, phones or tablets using apps.

Install dropbox on ubuntu 12.04

Open terminal ( CTRL + ALT + t ) and follow the steps.
Step 1 » Add Dropbox repository key
krizna@leela:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5044912E
Step 2 » Issue the below command to add dropbox repository to the repository list.
krizna@leela:~$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu/ $(lsb_release -cs) main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dropbox.list'
Step 3 » Now update the repositorykrizna@leela:~$ sudo apt-get update
Step 4 » After updating , Install dropbox .krizna@leela:~$ sudo apt-get install dropbox Now the basic installation is over , proceed with the steps to complete the installation.
Step 5 » You will get a prompt like below , click Next
Install dropbox ubuntu 12.04
Step 6 » Now click Start DropBox and setup will start downloading and installing dropbox.
Install dropbox ubuntu 12.04
Step 7 » You have successfully installed dropbox on ubuntu. Log in with your account and start syncing your files .
Install dropbox ubuntu 12.04
Install dropbox ubuntu 12.04
Install dropbox ubuntu 12.04
setup dropbox ubuntu 12.04
setup dropbox ubuntu 12.04
setup dropbox ubuntu 12.04
Dropbox will start syncing your files from your account. Have a nice day

  • DaveZW

    Great, it worked! Thankyou I have spent ages trying to use other methods!

  • DaveZW

    Great, it worked! Thankyou I have spent ages trying to use other methods!