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Hi, I am trying to install dropbox however i failed. I tried to install pip but i am an ordinary user not an admin. Therefore, permission failed. How can i install dropbox to my webfaction account?

asked 28 Jul '14, 07:10

dbarisakkurt
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We don't have an explicit guide for Dropbox, but as for pip, this is usually installed with easy_install. More information is available in our python documentation. Many users have installed Dropbox successfully, so it should be fairly straightforward after installing pip.

(28 Jul '14, 07:42) ryans ♦♦

thanks, i did it. it was an easy and straightforward process.

(29 Jul '14, 15:41) dbarisakkurt

In case, it helps someone else... I ran into a problem with the Dropbox via command line instructions because, apparently, the latest version for dropbox (3.0.5) uses glibc 2.7, but my server, web182, uses glibc 2.5. I found a direct link to an older version that uses glibc 2.5, however, which did the trick. Just substitute "https://dl-web.dropbox.com/u/17/dropbox-lnx.x86-2.10.51.tar.gz" for the download link in the instructions. (I tried compiling from source, but it required the nautilus extensions and there wasn't a "configure" option to compile it without.)

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answered 23 Jan '15, 17:41

greg9799
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You can install Dropbox with the official Install Dropbox via command line instructions.

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answered 16 Aug '14, 00:55

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