Dropbox 2.11 Got A Rewritten GUI. How To Install The Dropbox 2.11 Client On Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you already know, Dropbox is a service that allows users to store their data on the internet, in order to use it later. And it comes with a client, for syncronising the folders from the remote server with ones from the local computer.

The latest version available is Dropbox 2.11.0 (unstable), which has been released a while ago. Among others, it comes with a rewritten graphical user interface, file identifiers, new splash screens and a new headless setup for Linux systems. For more information, see the official changelog.

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In this article I will show you how to install Dropbox 2.11.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

It is not available via any repository or PPA, so we have to download the dropbox client from the official site, extract the archive and run the dropboxd file by hand.

Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation of Dropbox 2.11.0.

How to install Dropbox 2.11.0 on 32 bit Ubuntu and derivative systems:

$ dropbox stop
$ cd ~
$ wget https://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86-2.11.0.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf dropbox-lnx.x86-2.11.0.tar.gz
$ dropbox start
$ rm dropbox-lnx.x86-2.11.0.tar.gz

How to install Dropbox 2.11.0 on 64 bit Ubuntu and derivative systems:

$ dropbox stop
$ cd ~
$ wget https://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-2.11.0.tar.gz
$ tar -xvf dropbox-lnx.x86_64-2.11.0.tar.gz
$ dropbox start
$ rm dropbox-lnx.x86_64-2.11.0.tar.gz

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