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How to install Dropbox in Lubuntu 10.04

Lubuntu users wishing to install and use popular file-syncing application Dropbox can now do so thanks to Lubuntu fiend Jeff Stone providing some easy-to-follow instructions.image[54]

How to install Dropbox in Lubuntu 10.04

Open up a terminal session and type the following lines separately, hitting return after each.

  1. cd
  2. wget -O dropbox.tar.gz\?plat=lnx.x86
  3. tar -zxof dropbox.tar.gz
  4. wget -nd
  5. wget -nd
  6. python

Let DropBox complete its’ initial sync and then, in future, start Dropbox using the following command (either via the terminal or by making a launcher for it)

  • ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd