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 the step-by-step installation of Dropbox on a Manjaro 20 (Nibia).


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro 20 (Nibia).
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • An active internet connection.
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

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.

By default, Dropbox is not available on the Manjaro base repository. Now we run the following command to install Dropbox on the Manjaro system:

git clone

After that, building the client, Go to the Dropbox folder and or use 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.

Install Dropbox on Manjaro 20 Nibia

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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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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