How To Install The Dropbox Client On Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 Via PPA

Hello Linux Geeksters. In this article I will show you how to install the Dropbox Client on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, via PPA.

how to install the Dropbox Client on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, via PPA.

The first thing you have to do is add the key:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5044912E

Add the repository:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu/ $(lsb_release -cs) main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dropbox.list'

$(lsb_release -si) generates the distribution’s codename, gets replaced with raring for Ubuntu 13.04, quantal for 12.10, precise for 12.04.

Update the local repositories:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install the Dropbox Client:

$ sudo apt-get install dropbox

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