How to Install Dropbox in Ubuntu 14.10 & Ubuntu 14.04. Download Dropbox .deb installer or install Dropbox via Terminal (command line). We will also learn how to receive future Dropbox Updates on Ubuntu systems.
Dropbox is a free cloud-hosting service for Desktop PC (Windows, MAC, Linux), Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS and web browsers.
Install Dropbox via .deb Installer
Click on the link below (on image) to download and install the Dropbox .deb installer package. Please select the right OS configuration (32 bit or 64 bit) before downloading the package.
Follow this link to learn how to find out the Linux Ubuntu version installed – if you’re using 32-bit or 64-bit Ubuntu OS.
Install Dropbox via command line
You can also install the Dropbox via Terminal commands on the Ubuntu systems – 32-bit and 64-bit. To install, run the following command in your Linux terminal.
32-bit Ubuntu Systems:
cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf -
64-bit Ubuntu Systems:
cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf -
Next, run the Dropbox daemon from the newly created
If you’re running Dropbox on your server for the first time, you’ll be asked to copy and paste a link in a working browser to create a new account or add your server to an existing account. Once you do, your Dropbox folder will be created in your home directory.