Thursday, August 12, 2010

Dropbox in ubuntu (behind proxy)

Download Dropbox from link bellow:

Download Dropbox here

After installation download the experimental build of Dropbox:
For X86 :
$wget -c
For x86_64 : 
$wget -c


put above URL in firefox for manual download
put dropbox-lnx.x86-0.6.491.tar.gz in Home Folder.

untar using following command:

$tar xzf dropbox-lnx.x86-0.6.491.tar.gz # or x86_64


$killall nautilus
$ sh .dropbox-dist/dropboxd

Then tray icon will appear on top panel, right-click on it -> preferences -> Network proxy. then give your proxy details, close it.

Again run shell-script 'dropboxd' It will ask for your account detail, enter the same and you are done!!!

(NOTE: If not run properly logout after proxy setting and re-login and run shell script 'dropboxd' again.) 


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