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How to Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 / Fedora 26/25/24

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Dropbox is a Web-based file hosting service for the public users from Dropbox Inc, which uses cloud storage to enable users to store and share files and folders with others across the Internet using file synchronization.

It offers both free and paid services, each with varying options; free service provides 2 GB of free online storage whereas in Pro you can get as much as you want to depend on your requirement and pricing model by Dropbox.

It offers user clients application across a variety of desktop and mobile operating systems and a web-based client for when no local client is installed.

For Linux, it provides an official client to upload or download the files.

Here is the guide to install Dropbox on Fedora 27.

Open Terminal ( Activities >> Search for Terminal).

Switch to the root user.

su -

Install Dropbox on Fedora 27

Install the Dropbox according to your architecture of the machine.

### 32 Bit ###

dnf install https://www.dropbox.com/download?dl=packages/fedora/nautilus-dropbox-2015.10.28-1.fedora.i386.rpm

### 64 Bit ###

dnf install https://www.dropbox.com/download?dl=packages/fedora/nautilus-dropbox-2015.10.28-1.fedora.x86_64.rpm

Start Dropbox

Start Dropbox from Activities >> Search for Dropbox.

Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 - Start Dropbox
Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 – Start Dropbox

You need to download and install daemon for Dropbox. Click OK to download and install.

Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 - Install Dropbox Daemon
Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 – Install Dropbox Daemon

Sit back while it is downloading.

Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 - Installing Dropbox
Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 – Installing Dropbox

Once installed you should get the following screen. Login to your existing account or create an account to connect this computer to your account.

Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 - Login to Dropbox
Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 – Login to Dropbox

Click continue to Dropbox.

Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 - Continue to Dropbox
Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 – Continue to Dropbox

You will get the following page:

Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 - Dropbox Folder
Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 – Dropbox Folder

Access Dropbox folder from ~/Dropbox (Dropbox directory under your home directory).

That’s all.

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