How To Install Dropbox on Manjaro 20

Install Dropbox on Manjaro 20

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Dropbox on Manjaro 20. For those of you who didn’t know, Dropbox is a Cloud-based file Sharing and file syncing service that allows you to store files in the cloud and share them with other people. Using the Dropbox app you can sync files between your computer and the Cloud and access them from anywhere using your web browser or mobile phone.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of Dropbox on a Manjaro 20 (Nibia).

Install Dropbox on Manjaro 20 Nibia

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu
sudo pacman -S git

Step 2. Installing Dropbox on Manjaro 20.

Now we run the following command to install Dropbox on the Manjaro system:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/dropbox.git

After that, building the client, Go to the Dropbox folder and or using the command:

makepkg -si

It’ll take some time to wait for it. If fails to build gpg a key then just copy the key and type:

gpg --recv-keys

Then again press:

makepg -si.

Step 4. Accessing Dropbox on Manjaro.

Once successfully Dropbox installation, click the Launch button to start the Dropbox application. Now dropbox will start syncing your files from the account.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Dropbox. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Dropbox on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Dropbox website.

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