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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 your browser should pop-up asking for your dropbox credentials, login and your Dropbox should be at+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
 <code>~/Dropbox</code> <code>~/Dropbox</code>
  
 ===== 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 && sudo dpkg -i ./dropbox*.deb</code>+<code>sudo apt-get -f install</code>
  
 ===== If Dropbox isn't starting on boot ===== ===== If Dropbox isn't starting on boot =====
 First start dropbox by running this command First start dropbox by running this command
-<code>dropbox start</code> +<code>dropbox start -i</code> 
-Then click on the Dropbox icon on your tool bar and navigate to 'preferences'. Under the General tab click the check box that says "Start Dropbox on system startup"+Then run this command to enable startup on boot
 +<code>dropbox autostart y</code>
  
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