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How to install Dropbox 2.6.27 (published on 04/11/2014) on Ubuntu 13.10 ? I can't find the installer in the folders I extracted from the archive.

Official link : Dropbox 2.6.27

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  1. Download the tarball from here
  2. Extract it by going to the location where it is stored and right-click to open the context menu and click on "Extract here". For some unknown reason it is hidden(starts with a . in the filename), so you will have to press Ctrl+h to view its files.
  3. Open a terminal using Ctrl+Alt+t and navigate to the directory where you extracted the tarball.
  4. To start dropbox, type ./dropboxd.
  5. To start this on system startup, see this question.
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