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. to remove the source from Seafile and add the repository, use the command:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:seafile/seafile-client

  3. then update the repository:

    sudo apt-get update

  4. Install the client with the command:

    sudo apt-get install seafile-gui

    Alternatively, for the console version, use the command:

    sudo apt-get install seafile-cli

Installation for Debian:

  1. open the Linux terminal
  2. Add the key with the command:

    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 8756C4F765C9AC3CB6B85D62379CE192D401AB61

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

    for Debian 7

    echo deb http://deb.seadrive.org wheezy main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/seafile.list

    for Debian 8

    echo deb http://deb.seadrive.org jessie main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/seafile.list

    for Debian 9

    echo deb http://deb.seadrive.org stretch main | sudo tee /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 operating systems for Linux and their installation instructions.

Video tutorial: Installing Sync Client on Linux

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