How to Install Dropbox on Ubuntu Linux

How to Install Dropbox on Ubuntu Linux

Dropbox is a most popular file hosting service and cloud storage service available for Linux and other Unix based OS, Dropbox offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client

In this guide, we are going to learn how to Install Dropbox on Ubuntu Linux with very supper easy step by step

Install Dropbox on Ubuntu desktop

Step1: Download Dropbox installer for Ubuntu Linux

Dropbox officially comes with DEB files for its installer, open following Dropbox website:


How to Install Dropbox on Ubuntu Linux

Step2: Install Dropbox installer

To install the downloaded deb file, right click on file and select open with Software Install.

How to Install Dropbox on Ubuntu Linux

Dropbox DEB file will open the software center and you can click the install button.


And wait till installation done

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Step3: Start Dropbox installation from Installer

Dropbox installer is now installed. Press the Windows key (also known as super key) and search for Dropbox and click on it.

open Dropbox installer

On the first launch, it shows two popups, click on “OK” it will automatically starts the actual Dropbox client download and installation.

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And wait for the Dropbox installation to finish.

Downloading and installing Dropbox on Ubuntu Linux

Once Dropbox is installation is done, you can click the Dropbox icon at the top bar and select sign in option.


Step4: Start using Dropbox on Ubuntu

How to Install Dropbox on Ubuntu Linux
Once you successfully signed in Dropbox, you should see a Dropbox folder created in your home directory and your files from the cloud starts appearing here.
How to Install Dropbox on Ubuntu Linux

Okay, we have successfully done to get started and installation with Dropbox on Ubuntu quick guide. I hope you find this tutorial helpful.

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