Installation of the Polybox client on a private Ubuntu device

For 16.04

1. open a terminal
2. sudo -i
3. enter the root password
4. echo “deb http://polybox.ethz.ch/repo/Ubuntu_16.04/ /” >> /etc/apt/sources.list
5. wget “http://polybox.ethz.ch/repo/Ubuntu_16.04/Release.key”
6. apt-key add ./Release.key
7. apt-get update
8. apt-get install polybox-client
9. use the search function to search for the polybox client
10. your default browser will open with the polybox homepage. sign in with your eth user and click on authorize.

 

For 18.04

1. open a terminal
2. sudo -i
3. enter the root password
4. echo “deb http://polybox.ethz.ch/repo/Ubuntu_18.04 /” >> /etc/apt/sources.list
5. wget “http://polybox.ethz.ch/repo/Ubuntu_18.04/Release.key”
6. apt-key add ./Release.key
7. apt-get update
8. apt-get install polybox-client
9. use the search function to search for the polybox client
10. your default browser will open with the polybox homepage. sign in with your eth user and click on authorize.

 

If you are using another distribution or version you can search in the same repository (http://polybox.ethz.ch/repo) for the appropriate package to install.