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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 
 +<​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 =====
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 ===== 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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