Install Dropbox – Ubuntu 12.04

This post will guide you to how to install dropbox from the terminal.

  1. Open the terminal with Ctrl + Alt + T
  2. Copy and paste the command below to add the dropbox repository key
    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5044912E
  3. Next, run the following command to add the dropbox’s repository
    sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) main"
  4. Finally, run the below line to update the system and install dropbox
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox

Dropbox should be install on your linux system now. Have fun!

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