Sync Client for Linux

How do I install the Sync Client on Linux devices?

Depending on the Linux operating system, you can choose the commands for the installation.

Installation for Ubuntu:

To install the client on your Linux computer, proceed as follows:

  1. Open the Linux terminal

  2. Add the signing key:

    wget -O - http://linux-clients.seafile.com/seafile.key | sudo apt-key add -

  3. add the repository to your apt-source list: The command for this will vary depending on the distribution you are using:

    For Debian 9

    sudo bash -c "echo 'deb [arch=amd64] http://linux-clients.seafile.com/seafile-deb/stretch/ stable main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/seafile.list"

    For Debian 10

    sudo bash -c "echo 'deb [arch=amd64] http://linux-clients.seafile.com/seafile-deb/buster/ stable main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/seafile.list"

    For Ubuntu 18.04

    sudo bash -c "echo 'deb [arch=amd64] http://linux-clients.seafile.com/seafile-deb/bionic/ stable main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/seafile.list"

    For Ubuntu 20.04

    sudo bash -c "echo 'deb [arch=amd64] http://linux-clients.seafile.com/seafile-deb/focal/ stable main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/seafile.list"

  4. Update your local apt-cache:

    sudo apt-get update

  5. Finally, install the Sync client:

    Version with graphical user interface

    sudo apt-get install seafile-gui

    Version without graphical user interface

    sudo apt-get install seafile-cli

Here you will find further installation instructions for other Linux distributions

Video tutorial: Installing Sync Client on Linux

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