cmatthews
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Mounting Dropbox with WebDAV

Sat May 19, 2012 9:34 pm

I have been using DropDAV to provide access to my Dropbox account through a few key iOS applications which do not offer native support. It turns out that this is a decent way of accessing my Dropbox account on my RPi.

Firstly you will need a DropDAV account (You can get a free trial, but it is a paid for service. They offer a academic discount.)

(This should also work with Box.net which has unofficial WebDAV support)

Install WebDAV filesystem support (davfs2)

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apt-get install davfs2
Create a location where the WebDAV repository will be mounted.

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mkdir /mnt/DAV
Mount the WebDAV repository.

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mount -t davfs www.dav.dropdav.com /mnt/DAV
Provide your DropDAV username (email address) and password. Your Dropbox will be mounted at

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/mnt/DAV
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Re: Mounting Dropbox with WebDAV

Sat May 19, 2012 11:28 pm

The webdav urls for

Box.net is:
https://www.box.com/dav

4Shared is:
https://webdav.4shared.com

"https://" is required

dirkk0
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Re: Mounting Dropbox with WebDAV

Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:48 am

Or for owncloud:

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mount -t davfs example.com/owncloud/remote.php/webdav /mnt/DAV
Also, see this for write access: http://johnreid.it/2009/09/26/mount-a-w ... ntu-linux/

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