How To Install Dropbox on Ubuntu 17.10 From Command Line

Install Dropbox On Ubuntu

Insight:Install Dropbox on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10

Dropbox is one of the most popular file sharing service available in the market. In this tutorial, we will show you the process to install dropbox on your ubuntu operating system.

Dropbox On Ubuntu

Install Dropbox on Ubuntu 17.10 From Command Line

At first you need to edit sources.list file with nano text editor.

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

You to need update or insert the following line at the end of the file. It will help you to add the Dropbox for Ubuntu 16.04 repository. Don’t get confused if you are using Ubuntu 17.10 as this version is also compatible with Ubuntu 17.10.

deb [arch=i386,amd64] http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu xenial main

Now, Save the file and close it. Now execute the following command which will let you to import Dropbox GPG key to your ubuntu.

 sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 1C61A2656FB57B7E4DE0F4C1FC918B335044912E

Now update your ubuntu system and install.

sudo apt update

sudo apt install dropbox python-gpgme

After this, you can have access to your dropbox from your Dash.

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