What packages do I require to install Ubuntu One on Ubuntu with other DEs? I can't use the regular Ubuntu on this seriously old desktop. I just need enough for the backend to function in the background and sync me files.

Xfce uses GTK+, so what package should I install for the frontend?


Re ubuntuone and xubuntu - sounds very similar to this question and answer: Ubuntu One for Xfce or Xubuntu?

Its been tidied up in 11.04 so that you dont have to install all the Gnome dependencies and other Gnome files

To summarise - use Software Centre and search for "UbuntuOne".

If you want to use the terminal so that you are content to see all the additional packages being installed then

sudo apt-get install ubuntuone-control-panel-gtk

This will install the main control panel & other services to allow you to sync with the UbuntuOne folder in your Home folder.

To launch the Control Centre - create a menu link to run /usr/bin/ubuntuone-control-panel-gtk

  • That question doesn't say anything about which packages to install to get U1 in the first place.
    – Oxwivi
    May 6 '11 at 5:13
  • @Oxwivi: That control panel has a GUI...
    – papukaija
    Jun 25 '11 at 17:32

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