In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Dropbox on Debian 10. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Dropbox online storage provides us supporting for Linux or Debian. Dropbox service can also be used to back up your local data from your PC to the cloud. In the event your PC crashes, your data stored online can easily be restored back to your local machine. You can also get as much storage as you want from Dropbox for a small fee and securely backup all your important files on the cloud.
Install Dropbox on Debian
Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Install Dropbox on Debian 10.
First, visit the official Linux download page of Dropbox from your favorite web browser. Once the page loads, click on the Ubuntu 64-bit or 32-bit link:
### 64-Bit ### wget https://www.dropbox.com/download?dl=packages/ubuntu/dropbox_2019.02.14_amd64.deb ### 32-Bit ### https://www.dropbox.com/download?dl=packages/ubuntu/dropbox_2019.02.14_i386.deb
Now, you can install Dropbox on your Debian 10 machine with the following command:
sudo apt install ./dropbox*.deb
You have to install the python3-gpg package on your Debian 10 machine. Otherwise, you may see the following error when you try to run Dropbox:
sudo apt install python3-gpg
Reboot your computer for the changes to take effect:
Step 3. Accessing Dropbox.
You should be able to find Dropbox in the Application Menu of Debian 10. Click on the Dropbox icon.
Congratulation, you have learned how to install and configure Dropbox on Debian 10 Buster. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.