How to Install Dropbox 2.0.2 and Dropbox 2.1.5 on Linux Systems

Dropbox can be easily installed on every Linux Machine. In this short installation guide, I will show you how to install Dropbox on Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora and from sources. When you can’t find a package for your specific distribution, you do an installation from sources.

In this article I will show you how to install Dropbox 2.0.2 and/or Dropbox 2.1.5 on your Linux System. This is an installation from sources tutorial, so it works on all the Linux Operating Distributions, like: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Fedora, Knoppix, OpenSUSE, CentOS, etc.

Dropbox 2.0.2 is a stable version and Dropbox 2.1.5 is a development version.

Download Dropbox 2.0.2 on your Linux System:

*for 32 bit systems:

$ wget dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86-2.0.2.tar.gz

*for 64 bit systems:

$ wget dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-2.0.2.tar.gz

Download Dropbox 2.1.5 on your Linux System:

*for 32 bit systems:

$ wget dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86-2.1.5.tar.gz

*for 64 bit systems:

$ wget dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-2.1.5.tar.gz

Install Dropbox on your Linux System:

1. Extract the archive:

$ tar -zxvf dropbox*.tar.gz

2. Cd to the directory:

$ cd .dropbox-dist

3. Install Dropbox:

$ sudo ./.dropbox-dist/dropboxd

This is everything, enjoy.

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