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 ====== Install Dropbox for Ubuntu ====== ====== Install Dropbox for Ubuntu ======
-  - Download the latest .deb file from [[http://dropbox.com/install-linux|here]]. +  - Download the latest .deb file from [[http://dropbox.com/install-linux|here]], if you are using the CSE-64.ova appliance that is on the file server then it is already downloaded for you in your ''~/Downloads'' folder
-  - **cd** into the directory in which you downloaded it+  - **cd** into the directory where the ''.deb'' file resides, usually ''~/Downloads''
-  - run the following command +  - Run the following command, replacing 'dropbox.deb' with the name of the ''.deb'' file on your system. 
-<code>sudo dpkg -i ./dropbox*.deb</code>+<code>sudo dpkg -i ./dropbox.deb</code> 
 +Once installed it will ask you to allow it to download and install a proprietary daemon, allow it and wait. If it does not prompt you run ''dropbox start -i''. Once complete your browser should pop-up asking for your dropbox credentials, login and your Dropbox should be at 
-=== If met with an error to the tune of 'unmet dependencies' run the following ===+===== If met with an error to the tune of 'unmet dependencies' run the following =====
 <code>sudo apt-get -f install</code> <code>sudo apt-get -f install</code>
 +===== If Dropbox isn't starting on boot =====
 +First start dropbox by running this command
 +<code>dropbox start -i</code>
 +Then run this command to enable startup on boot.
 +<code>dropbox autostart y</code>
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