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Install DropBox on RHEL and RHEL 5 6

Posted by acts268 on June 29th 2011

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To install Dropbox on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or 6 follow the following:

  • Open a terminal console, log in with your username and enter the home folder:

cd ~

  • Download the version of Dropbox (32 64 bit or bits, depending on the operating system that we have)

To find out if we 32 64 bits or write:

uname -r

It appears this:

32 Bits => x86

64 Bits => x86_64

32 version Bits:

wget -O dropbox.tar.gz ""

64 version Bits:

wget -O dropbox.tar.gz ""
  • Unzip the file folder ne Home:

tar -xvzf dropbox.tar.gz

  • run dropboxd

~ / .dropbox-Dist / dropboxd

  • We will see a result like this:

This client is not linked to any account ... Please visit to link this machine.

  • Dropbox creates a folder in ~ / Dropbox and begin to synchronize with this folder.

Dropbox to start at the beginning we will:

System / Preferences / More Preferences / Sessions / Startup Programs and add /home/nuestro_usuario/.dropbox-dist/dropbox

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