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Running Dropbox on Linux as a command line (a.k.a text install without a GUI running - server)

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In Gentoo emerge net-misc/dropbox it's GUI-less


Create the directory

 # mkdir $HOME/.dropbox
 # cd $HOME/.dropbox

Download either the 32 bit version:

 # wget -O dropbox.tar.gz ""

or the 64 bit version

 # wget -O dropbox.tar.gz ""

Unload the tar file (in $HOME/.dropbox):

 # tar zxvf dropbox.tar.gz

You should now have a new directory /usr/local/dropbox/.dropbox-dist

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