How to Install Dropbox on Fedora 27 / Fedora 26/25/24
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.
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 from Activities >> Search for Dropbox.
You need to download and install daemon for Dropbox. Click OK to download and install.
Sit back while it is downloading.
Once installed you should get the following screen. Login to your existing account or create an account to connect this computer to your account.
Click continue to Dropbox.
You will get the following page:
Access Dropbox folder from ~/Dropbox (Dropbox directory under your home directory).