Howto install dropbox on Ubuntu 16 Xenial

Howto install dropbox on Ubuntu 16 Xenial

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DropBox is a cloud storage service where you can keep your files, photos or documents. It can be easily integrated with your Ubuntu system by installing the desktop client.

Step 1: Install dropbox on Ubuntu 16

root@ubuntu:~# wget
–2016-04-08 09:07:15–
Resolving (…,
Connecting to (||:443… connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK
Length: 94178 (92K) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘dropbox_1.6.0_amd64.deb’

dropbox_1.6.0_amd64.deb 100%[===========================================================================================>] 91.97K 156KB/s in 0.6s

2016-04-08 09:07:17 (156 KB/s) – ‘dropbox_1.6.0_amd64.deb’ saved [94178/94178]

root@ubuntu:~# sudo dpkg -i dropbox_1.6.0_amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package dropbox.
(Reading database … 182560 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack dropbox_1.6.0_amd64.deb …
Unpacking dropbox (1.6.0) …
Setting up dropbox (1.6.0) …
Please restart all running instances of Nautilus, or you will experience problems. i.e. nautilus –quit
Dropbox installation successfully completed! You can start Dropbox from your applications menu.
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3) …
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu4) …
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160321-0ubuntu1) …
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index…
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) …

Step 2: Start dropbox application on Ubuntu 16

dropbox ubuntu 16

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