In this tutorial we will show you how to install Dropbox on Ubuntu 11.04/11.10. As you know, Dropbox is an online storage service that allows users to store and share their photos, videos, and documents online.

Getting Started

Open the terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run this command to install Dropbox on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot:

sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox

For Ubuntu 11.04, you need to install Dropbox with these commands:

wget https://www.dropbox.com/download?dl=packages/nautilus-dropbox_0.6.9_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i *nautilus-dropbox*.deb

Then open the dash and start the installtion of Dropbox (Ubuntu 11.04):

If the update window appears, click Start Dropbox:

In this window, select "I already have a Dropbox account" and click Next:

Submit your Dropbox access details (email & password) and click Next:

If you receive these upgrade options, select "2G Free" and click Next:

Leave the "Typical" option selected and click Install:

Click now the "Skip Tour" button:

Click Finish:

The Dropbox icon will now appear in the system tray. A folder called "Dropbox" will be created in your home folder. You have to place all your files in this folder to sync them with your online account.

That's it!

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