ObjectiveThe objective is to install Dropbox client on the Debian 9 Stretch Linux.
RequirementsPrivileged access to your Debian 9 Stretch Linux is required.
- # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Add non-free RepositoryUse your favourite text editor and edit /etc/apt/sources.list by adding
non-freeafter main on each line. For example:
FROM: deb http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ stretch main TO: deb http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ stretch main non-freeOnce ready, run:
# apt update
Install DropBox ClientThe installation of Dropbox is as simple as executing:
# apt install nautilus-dropbox
Start and Complete Dropbox InstallationUsing start menu locate dropbox's icon and start the actual application:
OKto complete Dropbox installation:
Sign-in to DropboxEnter your Dropbox credentials:
Open the nautilus integrated Dropbox folder: