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How to install Dropbox in Lubuntu

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

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

  1. cd
  2. wget -O dropbox.tar.gz http://www.dropbox.com/download\?plat=lnx.x86
  3. tar -zxof dropbox.tar.gz
  4. wget -nd http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6995/dbmakefakelib.py
  5. wget -nd http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6995/dbreadconfig.py
  6. python dbmakefakelib.py

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