Dropbox 2.2.2 RC Has Been Released | How To Install Dropbox 2.2.2 RC On Ubuntu And Linux Mint

Hello Linux Geeksters. A new Dropbox client has been released, for Linux, Windows and Mac.

Dropbox 2.2.2 RC, a release candidate (so unstable version) can be easily installed and tested on Linux systems. It comes only with bugfixes and the most observable one is that an image is now used for photo notifications.

install/use Dropbox 2.2.2 RC on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

This is how you install/use Dropbox 2.2.2 RC on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

It does not need to be installed, so it is quite easy. You only have to download the archive, extract it and run the Dropbox client:

For 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86-2.2.2.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf dropbox-lnx.x86-2.2.2.tar.gz
$ cd .dropbox-dist
$ sudo chmod +x dropboxd
$ ./dropboxd

For 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-2.2.2.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf dropbox-lnx.x86_64-2.2.2.tar.gz
$ cd .dropbox-dist
$ sudo chmod +x dropboxd
$ ./dropboxd

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