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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 run this command to enable startup on boot. Then run this command to enable startup on boot.
 <​code>​dropbox autostart y</​code>​ <​code>​dropbox autostart y</​code>​
  
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