Fix Dropbox installation hangs at 99% in Ubuntu 12.04

This simple guide will show you how to install Dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 and fix the installation hangs at “Downloading Dropbox… 99%”

1.Download dropbox .deb file from https://www.dropbox.com/install

2.Open the .deb fie with Ubuntu Software Center and start the Installation

3.Click Close when you are prompted “Dropbox Start Required”

4.Open a terminal by pressing CTL+ALT+t ,and run below command

For 32-bit:

cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf -

For 64-bit:

cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf -

5.Done,now you can launch Dropbox now

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